Thompson Trio Stars In Iroquois Lacrosse Hype Video
Lacrosse is coming HOME September 18-27, 2015The 2015 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship will be the first ever international sporting event held on Indigenous lands. Thirteen nations will compete for the championship on September 18-27, 2015 at the Onondaga Nation. MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND!! #IroquoisNationals #NativeAthletes #Onondaga #WILC2015
Posted by ndnsports.com on Monday, July 27, 2015
For the first time ever, the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships will be held in The Onondaga Nation. This will be the first time that lacrosse will return home, and be played on the tribes land. Featured on the Iroquois National team will include U Albany's own Thompson trio brothers Miles and Lyle, along with their cousin Ty.
Watch the trio star in the hype video above.
The event will take place at three venues in and around the Syracuse area, from Sept. 18-27, which includes the opening ceremony at the War Memorial Arena, Onondaga Nation Arena and the Carrier Dome.
The World Indoor Lacrosse Championship is an international tournament that is held every four years. The 2011 Championships were held in Prague, Czech Republic. The defending World Champions are Canada, with the Iroquois Nationals finishing second and the United States finishing third. These nations will compete in 2015 against Australia, Czech Republic, England, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Serbia, Switzerland and Turkey.