Russian National Lacrosse Team Roster for the ELC – 2016

Team Russia has announced their roster for the European Lacrosse Championship. This is the first appearance of the Russian National Team in the European Championships and second in official international tournaments. Last time team Russia played in the World Championships in 2014 in Denver and finished in 32 nd place out of 38 teams. Russia’s first game will be against the Netherlands on July 29th.

Number Full Name Place of birth Position
38 Jacob Sharp Vsevolozhsk, Russia Goalie
19 Jensen Makarov Denver, CO, USA Goalie
32 Drew Zambelli New York, USA Goalie
33 Alexey Sukhanov Moscow, USSR Defense
13 Valerii Severukhin Nizhnevartovsk, USSR Defense
23 Nikolay Krasilnikov Volgograd, USSR Defense
20 Tanner Shepardson Dzerzhinsk, Russia Defense
24 Eugene Arkhipov Moscow, USSR Midfield
1 Dmitrii Khamin Kolomna, USSR Midfield
6 Aleksandr Avramenko Moscow, USSR Midfield
7 Jonathan Melvin Code, WY, USA Midfield/FOGO
4 Aleksandr Bovin Moscow, USSR Midfield/FOGO
29 Evgeny Tsukanov Sofrino, USSR Midfield
99 Nikita Sorokin Moscow, USSR Midfield/Attack
10 Andrey Potekha Saratov, USSR Midfield
3 Francis Mountjoy Shepton Mallet, UK Midfield
21 Dmitry Makarov Arvada, CO, USA Attack
36 Agustus Peters San Francisco, CA, USA Attack
17 Robert Grove Gainesville Florida, USA Attack
16 Artur Ventsel Krivoy Rog, USSR Attack
11 Alec Tilley St. Petersburg, Russia Attack
8 Igor Milov Kalinin, USSR Attack
45 Konstantin Kravtsov Yuzny, USSR Attack

Head coach – Mike Thumim, Dakota Ridge High School (CO) / Ohio University.  Assistant coach – Dan Willson, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Men’s Lacrosse Club / Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (VA) Assistan coach – Aleksandr Zarubin, Moscow Lacrosse Club Staff – Olga Dyminskaya, Moscow Lacrosse Club

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