Lacrosse At the 1932 Summer Olympics
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Lacrosse At the 1932 Summer Olympics
Men's lacrosse
at the Games of the X Olympiad
VenueLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
DateAugust 7-12
Competitors38from 2 nations

Lacrosse was a demonstration sport at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Teams from Canada and the United States played three games, with the team from the United States winning the series 2 games to 1. Games were played in the new Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in front of large crowds.

Canada was represented by an all-star team and the United States by the Johns Hopkins lacrosse team, coached by Ray Van Orman.[1]

The first game on Sunday, August 7 was played on the same day as the marathon, which finished in the Coliseum. The United States won 5-3 in front of 75,000 people. Canada won the second game 5-4 with a last second goal. The deciding game was won by the United States 7-4.[1][2]


Team GP W L
 United States 3 2 1
 Canada 3 1 2
August 7  United States 5:3  Canada
August 9  Canada 5:4  United States
August 12  United States 7:4  Canada



  • Henry Baker
  • Joseph Bergin
  • Richard Buckingham
  • Kenneth Calbeck
  • W. Fraser
  • J. Frasir
  • Norman Gair
  • Stuart Gifford
  • William Harrison
  • F. A. Hawkins
  • Rowland Mercer
  • Bernard McEvoy
  • John McQuarrie
  • Yvan Paquin
  • Anthony Pelletier
  • Matthew Rohmer
  • Norman Russell
  • Bryce Spring
  • H. D. Wallace
  • J. A. Worthy

United States

  • Francis Beeler
  • Walter Kneip, Jr.
  • Douglas Stone
  • Joseph Darrell
  • Millard Lang
  • Fritz Stude
  • Lorne Guild
  • Marshall McDorman
  • James W. Ives
  • James Merriken
  • Caleb Kelly
  • George Packard
  • Donaldson Kelly
  • Peter W. Reynolds
  • William Triplett
  • Jack Turnbull
  • Church Yearley
  • William Weitzel


See also


  1. ^ a b c "Xth Olympiad Los Angeles 1932" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. pp. 744-747.
  2. ^ "Lacrosse on the Olympic Stage". Lacrosse Magazine. US Lacrosse. September-October 2004. Archived from the original on 2007-10-23. Retrieved .

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