Buczek, Milliman, Noble Named To World Indoor Lacrosse Championship Rosters
THACA, N.Y. – Cornell men's lacrosse assistant coach Connor Buczek '15 and Jason Noble '13 have been named to their respective national teams for the upcoming World Indoor Lacrosse Championships, while Peter Milliman, the Richard M. Moran Head Coach of Men's Lacrosse has been named an assistant coach for the United States. Buczek has been named as one of 23 members of the U.S. team. A three-time All-American at Cornell, including consecutive first team honors over his final two seasons, Buczek graduated as the top scoring midfielder in Big Red history with 155 points. He also graduated ranked in the top 20 in Cornell history among all players for goals (ninth - 106), points (13th - 155), and assists (18th - 49).The 2014 Ivy League Player of the Year, he was a three-time unanimous first-team All-Ivy selection, becoming just the ninth player in Cornell history, and the 33rd player in the history of the Ivy League, to be named to the top team three times in their career. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Buczek was a three-time all-star in the Major Lacrosse League before shifting over to the new Premiere Lacrosse League this summer. Buczek has served as an assistant coach with the Big Red over the last two seasons after serving the two years prior as a volunteer assistant coach. Meanwhile, Noble has been named to Canada's roster as the hosts look to defend their gold medal from 2015. Noble was a three time All-America selection, being chosen to the first team in 2013 after a second team selection in 2012 and an honorable mention nod in 2011. Noble was also a two-time first-team All-Ivy League selection, after earning honorable mention accolades his sophomore season. As a senior, he was the anchor of the 15th best defense in the nation, allowing opponents just 9.06 goals per game, and he ranked 16th in the nation in caused turnovers (1.8 per game). The World Indoor Lacrosse Championships are held every four years. Milliman had been named to the United States' coaching staff two years ago. This year's competition is scheduled for Sept. 19-28 in Langley, British Columbia.