Lyle, Miles and Ty Thompson Named to 27-Man Iroquois Nationals Roster
Iroquois Nationals 27-Man Roster (Inside Lacrosse)
ROOSEVELTOWN, N.Y. – UAlbany men’s lacrosse players Lyle Thompson, Miles Thompson and Ty Thompson have been selected to the 27-man roster of the Iroquois Nationals for the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships in July.
The three earned their place on the Iroquois Nationals roster after being named to the training roster in March. The current 27-man roster will be lowered to 23 before the tournament begins. Miles and Lyle Thompson represent the Onondaga Nation, while Ty Thompson represents the Mohawk Nation.
The trio will be joined by Miles and Lyle’s brothers Jerome and Jeremy Thompson on the roster.
The Iroquois Nationals will play in the Blue Division, which will pit them against the United States, Canada, England, Japan and Australia.
The Federation of International Lacrosse Games will be held in Denver from July 10 through the 19th.
The three Thompsons will not be the only people affiliated with UAlbany lacrosse to play in the World Games in July. Brothers Riley Lasda and Eli Lasda will suit up for the Team Latvia, while assistant coach Eric Wolf will serve in the same capacity for the Israeli National Team.