On This Day in History | 1999

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Banks (right) after the title

On this day 19 years ago, Liam Banks ’98 led Team USA to the U19 World Lacrosse Championship in Adelaide, Australia.

The United States topped Canada 14-7 to win the best of three series after beating their northern neighbors, 16-15, in game one. The win was a part of eight straight championships for the Americans from 1988-2016.

Banks led all players in the tournament with 18 goals and 18 assists over the six games. The following spring he led Syracuse to the National Championship with 6 goals in the 13-7 win over Princeton.


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