Team Canada wins 2014 Brogden Cup

- The Brogden Cup features an elite team from Canada, playing the championship US team who won the Brine National Lacrosse Classic last summer. This year, the game was played at the Oshaws Civic Center Field house (Ontario) from January 2-5. The best of three games tournament was won by Team Ontario, who defeated The US team 12-6 and 13-3.2014 Brogden Cup

The US team, comprised of players who tried out for the Brine National and those who participated in the championship game, won by Team New Jersey. Weather issues prevented all the players from getting to the tournament. Fifteen field players and two goalies were in attendance. Coaches Andrew (Pittsford) and Craig Whipple (Irondequoit) took over the coaching duties as Head Coach Tony Calandra (Chatham High School, New Jersey State Champions, ’13 Brine National Champion) was held back by weather.

he Whipple brothers have won four Brine National Championships with team Rochester, but lost last summer to Team New Jersey in the semi final round. They have won the Brogden Cup for the US three times and were on the roster this time as Assistant Coaches.

The Brogden Cup, which features competition between teams from the United States and Canada started as a tournament between post-collegiate club teams but more recently has been played by U19 players. The USA team is the winner of the Brine National Lacrosse Classic, sponsored by Level 2 Sports, Brine, Gatorade and Lacrosse.com.

 



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