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2012 FIL World Championship Update
Courtesy: Denver Athletics  
Release: 07/19/2012

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TURKU, Finland - University of Denver men's lacrosse associate head coach Matt Brown and sophomore midfielder Wes Berg (Coquitlam, B.C.) continue to help lead the Canadian National Team to victories at the U19 2012 Federation of International Lacrosse World Lacrosse Championship, held in Turku, Finland.

After securing wins over the United States (11-9 OT) and Iroquois Nationals (22-3), Canada defeated Australia on Tuesday 25-3 and the follow that up with a 15-4 win over England this morning. Against England, Berg scored one goal, bringing his tournament total to five goals.

Canada leads the Blue Division with a 4-0 record, while the Iroquois Nation is second with a 3-1 record. Next up, Canada will face the United States on Saturday, July 21 at 7 a.m.

To watch all the action live from Turku, Finland, visit the 2012 World Championships website at

For the complete schedule of the 2012 FIL World Lacrosse Championship, visit:

Fans can get updates of what's happening at the Championship on Twitter by following @2012WorldLax, or on Facebook by visiting the Championship Fan Page at

The Championship will conclude with the Championship game at 7 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, followed by the closing ceremonies.


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