Two juniors on the Culver Girls Academy lacrosse team were selected to play in the US Lacrosse Women’s National Tournament. Rory Byrne (South Bend, Ind.) and Kelsi Carr (Kitchener, Ontario) will play for the combined Indiana-Kentucky team May 25-26 at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa.
Players must try out for the regional teams in order to participate. The majority of players in this division are rising seniors. The two girls will be playing in Schoolgirls Division, which is the largest segment of the tournament. Nearly 50 teams compete annually in this division and the event has been become one of the marquee college recruiting events in the country.
The US Lacrosse National Tournament began in 1933 to showcase the best women’s lacrosse players in the country.
Byrne has also been selected to play in the Brine All-American Lacrosse Classic on June 30-July 3 in Maryland. She was selected after a regional tryout. Fourteen teams from across the nation will compete during the competition. Athletes must be rising sophomores, juniors or seniors to compete.