WALTHAM, Mass. – Bentley University alum and former men's lacrosse standout Max Adler is set to represent team Israel at the upcoming World Lacrosse Championships, which are being held from July 12-21 in Netanya, Israel.
This year's World Championships will include 46 countries, the largest-ever in the tournament's history, and will be the first time the event is held in a non-English speaking country.
Fans can follow the tournament's progress on www.worldlacrosse2018.com. Additionally, games can also be seen on ESPN 2, ESPNU and ESPN+
Adler graduated from Bentley as one of the program's most decorated players. A face-off specialist, he was twice named a USILA All-American, second team as a senior and third team as a junior. He finished his senior campaign third in the nation in face-off winning percentage (67.9 percent) and fourth in ground balls per game (9.54), and was also named first team All-Northeast-10 and a USILA Scholar All-American, among several other honors.
Adler is currently in his second season with the Denver Outlaws after being selected 61st overall in the seventh round of the 2017 MLL Collegiate Draft. In his first professional season, he appeared in three games, scored one goal, scooped 19 ground balls and won 55.4 percent of his face-offs.