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At the conclusion of the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship in Commerce City, Colo., former student-athletes from current Big Ten men's lacrosse programs earned a combined 12 medals for Canada and the United States. The medals included one gold for Canada and 11 silver for the United States.

In the championship game, Canada jumped out to a 3-1 lead at halftime. After falling behind 8-2, the United States three scored three unanswered goals, but Canada prevailed in an 8-5 decision, winning its third gold medal.

Former student-athletes from current Big Ten programs who earned medals are listed below:

Canada, gold medal

Jesse King, Ohio State

USA, silver medal
Michael Evans, Johns Hopkins
Tucker Durkin, Johns Hopkins
Kyle Harrison, Johns Hopkins
Paul Rabil, Johns Hopkins
Jesse Schwartzman, Johns Hopkins
Jesse Bernhardt, Maryland
Daniel Burns, Maryland
Lee Zink, Maryland
Kevin Buchanan, Ohio State
Drew Adams, Penn State
Greg Gurenlian, Penn State

In June 2013, the Big Ten announced the addition of men's and women's lacrosse as the conference's 27th and 28th sports, and that Johns Hopkins had been accepted as a sport affiliate member for men's lacrosse beginning with the 2014-15 academic year. Big Ten competition in both men's and women's lacrosse will feature Maryland, Michigan, Ohio State, Penn State and Rutgers, with Johns Hopkins participating in men's lacrosse and Northwestern competing in women's lacrosse.

The six programs that will comprise Big Ten men's lacrosse boast 56 national championships, with schools that have competed for more than a century.

US Lacrosse announced its 23-man roster that will compete in the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship, July 10-19, in Commerce City, Colo. Of the 23 players selected, 11 hail from current Big Ten programs.

The tryouts, which lasted 11 months and included 98 players, was narrowed to 31 players who attended a training camp in Connecticut and Massachusetts and competed in the Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game at Harvard Stadium in Cambridge, Mass. Paul Rabil, a former standout at Johns Hopkins, returns from the 2010 FIL World Championship gold medal team, where he received most valuable player and All-World honors.

Former student-athletes from current Big Ten programs selected for the FIL World Championship team are listed below:

Midfield
Kevin Buchanan, Ohio State
Dan Burns, Maryland
Kyle Harrison, Johns Hopkins
Paul Rabil, Johns Hopkins

Defense
Jesse Bernhardt, Maryland
Tucker Durkin, Johns Hopkins
Michael Evans, Johns Hopkins
Lee Zink, Maryland

Goalie
Drew Adams, Penn State
Jesse Schwartzman, Johns Hopkins

Faceoff
Greg Gurenlian, Penn State

In June 2013, the Big Ten announced the addition of men's and women's lacrosse as the conference's 27th and 28th sports, and that Johns Hopkins had been accepted as a sport affiliate member for men's lacrosse beginning with the 2014-15 academic year. Big Ten competition in both men's and women's lacrosse will feature Maryland, Michigan, Ohio State, Penn State and Rutgers, with Johns Hopkins participating in men's lacrosse and Northwestern competing in women's lacrosse.

The six programs that will comprise Big Ten men's lacrosse boast 56 national championships, with schools that have competed for more than a century.

The NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Committee announced the field for its championship tournament on Sunday, with two future Big Ten men's lacrosse programs earning berths in the field - John Hopkins and Maryland.

Johns Hopkins was awarded one of eight at-large bids to the tournament and will travel to eighth-seeded Virginia in the first round. The tournament bid is the NCAA-record 42nd for Johns Hopkins. The Johns Hopkins-Virginia game will take place on Sunday, May 11 at 1 pm and will air live on ESPN2.

For the 12th-straight year and 37th time overall the Terrapins will compete in the event, receiving the No. 7 seed with an at-large bid. Maryland will play Cornell on Saturday, May 10 at 5 p.m. at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium. The game will be televised live on ESPNU.

The Division I semifinal and championship games, and the Division II and III championship games, will be held at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, May 24-26 and hosted by Johns Hopkins, Loyola (Md.), UMBC and Towson. All Division I first-round games will be televised on ESPNU or ESPN2 on May 11 and 12. The quarterfinal games will also all be televised on ESPN2 or ESPNU on May 17 and 18. The Division I semifinals will be televised live on ESPN2 starting at 1 p.m. ET May 25. The championship game will be televised live on ESPN starting at 1 p.m. ET May 26.

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The Big Ten Conference announced today that men's and women's lacrosse will become the conference's 27th and 28th official sports and that Johns Hopkins University has been accepted as a sport affiliate member for men's lacrosse only beginning with the 2014-15 academic year. 

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