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New Hartford’s Silberlicht brothers part of lacrosse at World Games

Posted 7/8/22

New Hartford brothers Jake and Max Silberlicht, who starred as high school lacrosse players for the Spartans and then went on to play at NCAA Division I Hobart College in Geneva, are representing …

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New Hartford’s Silberlicht brothers part of lacrosse at World Games

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New Hartford brothers Jake and Max Silberlicht, who starred as high school lacrosse players for the Spartans and then went on to play at NCAA Division I Hobart College in Geneva, are representing Team Israel in the World Games in Birmingham, Alabama.

The pair are participating in lacrosse sixes, which features six players on the field per team with a total of 12 players on each roster. The field is also smaller. There are eight teams vying for a gold medal in lacrosse sixes with that game set for Tuesday.

Jake and Max Silberlicht have represented Israel in lacrosse in the past. Jake has played for Israel at every international competition since making his debut at the 2014 FIL World Championship. Max is an assistant coach at the World Games and serves as the head coach of the Israel National men’s field lacrosse team.

Jake Silberlicht appeared in 45 games during his career with Hobart, recording 13 goals, six assists, 16 ground balls and five caused turnovers from 2010 to 2013.

Max Silberlicht was a three-year starter in goal at Hobart from 2007 to 2010. He broke the Hobart Division I era career record for wins (18) and career GAA (9.24). He ranks second in career saves (553) and save percentage (.576).

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