A junior and a sophomore on the Culver Girls Academy lacrosse team have been selected to play in the US Lacrosse Women’s National Tournament. Erin Thomas (Westfield, Ind.) and Anne Marie Wright (South Bend, Ind.) will play for the combined Indiana-Kentucky team May 24-25 in Bel Air, Md.
The Schoolgirls’ Division games are being coordinated with the NCAA Women’s Division I Championship at Towson University on May 23-25.
Players must try out for the regional teams in order to participate. The majority of players in this division are rising seniors. The Schoolgirls Division is the largest segment of the tournament. Nearly 60 teams compete annually in this division. The teams will be broken down into seven division, which are further broken down into pools.
The US Lacrosse National Tournament began in 1933 to showcase the best women’s lacrosse players in the country. The Schoolgirls Division tournament was started in 1980. The event has been become one of the marquee college recruiting events in the country.