Lacrosse at the 1932 Summer Olympics
Lacrosse is a team sport of Native American origin played using a small rubber ball and a long-handled stick called a crosse or lacrosse stick, mainly played in the United States and Canada. It is a contact sport which requires padding. The head of the lacrosse stick is strung with loose mesh...

was a demonstration sport
Demonstration sport
A demonstration sport is a sport which is played to promote itself, most commonly during the Olympic Games, but also at other sporting events.Demonstration sports were officially introduced in 1912 Summer Olympics, when Sweden decided to include glima, traditional Icelandic wrestling, in the...

 at the 1932 Summer Olympics
1932 Summer Olympics
The 1932 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the X Olympiad, was a major world wide multi-athletic event which was celebrated in 1932 in Los Angeles, California, United States. No other cities made a bid to host these Olympics. Held during the worldwide Great Depression, many nations...

in Los Angeles
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. Teams from Canada
Canada at the 1932 Summer Olympics
Canada competed at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. Despite the games being held during the Great Depression, Canada sent its second largest team to date...

 and the United States
United States at the 1932 Summer Olympics
The United States was the host nation for the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. 448 competitors, 378 men and 70 women, took part in 122 events in 17 sports.- Bronze:...

 played three games, with the team from the United States winning the series 2 games to 1. Games were played in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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 in front of large crowds of about 75,000 people.

Lacrosse was also played at the 1928 Olympic games, in Amsterdam.


Team GP W L
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7 Aug 5:3
9 Aug 5:4
12 Aug 7:4


The Canadian team was an "all-star" team.
  • 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

    The team from Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins University
    The Johns Hopkins University, commonly referred to as Johns Hopkins, JHU, or simply Hopkins, is a private research university based in Baltimore, Maryland, United States...

     represented the United States. Ray Van Orman
    Ray Van Orman
    Ray Van Orman, D.V.M., was an American veterinarian and college football and lacrosse coach. He served as the head lacrosse and football coach at Johns Hopkins University, from 1920 to 1935 and 1926 to 1935 respectively, and the head lacrosse coach at Cornell University from 1940 to 1949...

     - Coach.
    • Francis Beeler
    • Walter Kneip
    • Douglas Stone
    • Joseph Darrell
    • Millard Lang
      Millard Lang
      Millard T. Lang was a U.S. soccer forward and lacrosse player who is a member of both the National Soccer Hall of Fame and the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame....

    • Fritz Stude
    • Lorne Guild
    • Marshall McDorman
    • James W. Ives
  • James Merriken
  • Caleb Kelly
  • George Packard
  • Donaldson Kelly
  • Peter W. Reynolds
  • William Triplett
  • Jack Turnbull
    Jack Turnbull
    John Inglehardt "Jack" Turnbull was an American lacrosse player and 1965 inductee into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame. He lends his name to the Jack Turnbull Award, given to the nation's best collegiate attackman.-Biography:...

  • Church Yearley
  • William Weitzel

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