Jake Nichols '11, Armand Wilson '11 and Sean Tucker '12 Travel to Israel as Part of Bermuda National Team
BABSON PARK, Mass.—A pair of former men's lacrosse players and a total of three Babson College alumni will represent Bermuda on the national stage when the 2018 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Games kick off this week in Natanya, Israel.
Jake Nichols '11 and Armand Wilson '11, who were both four-year members of the men's lacrosse team, will be joined on Bermuda's national team by fellow Babson graduate Sean Tucker '12. Nichols will take part in the FIL World Games for the fourth time, while Wilson will represent Bermuda in this event for the first time.
Bermuda, which is currently ranked 24th, is one of 46 nations travelling to Israel for the 13th edition of the FIL World Games. They are in the Bronze Division and will take on Wales in their tournament opener at 5:30 a.m. ET on Thursday and face Puerto Rico on Saturday at 11:15 a.m. ET. Bracket play will begin on Sunday with the Gold Medal game set for July 21. The 2018 World Lacrosse Championships are the largest ever and will have 160 games televised on the ESPN networks.
Nichols played in 48 career games as a midfielder for the Green and White from 2008-11, while Wilson, who finished with 99 career points in 62 contests, registered 40 goals and 16 assists as a senior in 2011.
For more information on the 2018 FIL World Lacrosse Championships, visit http://worldlacrosse2018.com/.