Two members of the Culver Girls Academy lacrosse team will playing in the US Lacrosse Women’s National Tournament over Memorial Day weekend.
Junior Anne Marie Wright (South Bend, Ind.) and sophomore Korryn Brewer (Cincinnati) will play for the combined Indiana-Kentucky team May 23-24 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, although it is open to all underclassmen. Wright played in the tournament last year in Towson, Md. The two girls will be playing in the Schoolgirls Division, which is the largest segment of the tournament. Nearly 60 teams are expected to compete with the field divided into seven classes.
The US Lacrosse National Tournament began in 1933 to showcase the best women’s lacrosse players in the country. The schoolgirls division was added in 1980. The event has been become one of the marquee college recruiting events in the country. The tournament coincides with the NCAA women’s lacrosse tournament at PPL Park in Philadelphia on May 22 and 24.