Comeault picked for national U-19 team

Comeault was one of 50 lacrosse players from across the country given the opportunity to make the Canadian national team

Pitt Meadows’ Reegan Comeault has been named to the Canadian U-19 field lacrosse national selection camp.

Comeault was one of 50 lacrosse players from across the country given the opportunity to make the Canadian national team that will be competing in the U-19 World Championships in Finland next year.

Comeault is a member of the Ohio State Buckeyes NCAA Division I lacrosse program, and was awarded the B.C. Junior A League MVP honour for leading the Langley Thunder to the play-offs for the first time in the club’s history this past season.

Comeault amassed 89 points in 21 games last season with the Thunder, including 37 goals and 52 assists. Comeault was also named to the B.C. junior A first all-star team.

The 2012 U-19 World Championships will be held July 12 to 21 in Turku, Finland. Team Canada will be playing for gold against Australia, Bermuda, Czech Republic, England, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Iroquois Nationals, Netherlands, USA and Wales.

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