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posted 05.07.2013 at 10.11 a.m. by Nathaniel Badder

U.S. National Team Weekend Roundup

US Lacrosse's Nathaniel Badder oversees all aspects of — except for coaching and playing on — the four U.S. national teams. And he monitors Team USA players' in the college game as well. Here's a roundup of notable weekend performances from U.S. national teamers.

MEN'S

Keenan, Turri Help Duke Finish Season Strong
2012 U.S. Men's U19 Teammates Kyle Keenan (one goal, one assist) and Kyle Turri (four saves) help Duke roll past Marquette 19-3 and into the No. 7 seed in the NCAA Tournament.

Nadelen Guides Towson to NCAA Tournament
With an 11-10 win over Penn State, 2010 U.S. Men's Team defender Sean Nadelen guides Towson to the CAA Championship and into the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007.

Former U.S. Coach Pressler Leads Bryant to Tourney
2010 U.S. Men's Team Coach Mike Pressler leads the Bryant Bulldogs into their first-ever NCAA Division I tournament.

WOMEN'S

Team USA Represented in NCAA Tournament
Undefeated Maryland, led by U.S. Women's Teamers Katie Schwarzmann and Kelly McPartland, heads into the NCAA Tournament as top seed. And, U.S. Women's Team Assistant Coach Amy Bokker and Stanford look ahead to a postseason rematch with Notre Dame.

Duke Stops BU in Season-Finale
U.S. Women's Team member Danielle Etrasco scores two goals and one assist for BU, but 2011 U.S. Women's Teamers Taylor Trimble (2 goals, 1 assist), Kelsey Duryea (2 saves, 3 ground balls), and Maddy Acton (1g) take center stage as Duke downs BU 18-9.

Treanor Continues to Shine for Syracuse
2011 U.S. Women's U19 Teamer Kayla Treanor notches seven points (6 goals, 1 assist) and is named Most Outstanding Player of the tournament as Syracuse rolls past Georgetown 14-7 for the Big East Championship.

Nathaniel oversees all aspects of – except for coaching and playing on – the four U.S. national teams. - See more at: http://www.uslacrosse.org/UtilityNav/AboutUSLacrosse/StaffDirectory/NathanielBadder.aspx#sthash.3J3jE4ud.dpuf