June 18, 2001

TIM SCHURR SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE ON U.S. NATIONAL LACROSSE TEAM

BALTIMORE, Md. -- US Lacrosse has announced that Tim Schurr, a 1984 Washington and Lee graduate, is among 23 players that have been selected to the United States National Lacrosse Team.

Schurr will compete in the International Lacrosse Federation World Championships held July 6-14, 2002 in Perth, Austrailia. He has been playing for the Long Island Lacrosse Club, who won the 2001 United States Club Lacrosse Association National Title.

A defenseman, Schurr, played in 44 career games for the Generals from 1981-84. He collected 279 career ground balls, including a team-high 155 during the 1984 season. He also totaled one goal and two assists for his career.

Schurr and 2001 W&L graduate Matt Dugan (Rockaway, N.J./Mountain Lakes) were among 143 players invited to try out for the team.

The U.S. National Team coach will be former W&L head coach Jack Emmer. Currently the head lacrosse coach at the United States Military Academy, Emmer led the Generals from 1973-83, producing a 108-47 overall record (.697) and seven NCAA Division I Tournament berths.

 

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