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Philly, Lancaster will be host sites for Men’s National Team lacrosse clinics

Thursday, 27th August 2009

Categories Boy's/Men's, Clinics, Events, Features  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/27/09

US Lacrosse has announced that Philadelphia will be one of the host sites for the fall clinics as part of the exhibition schedule for the 40-man roster of the U.S. Men’s National Training Team.

The team will play games this September and October at the United States Military Academy at West Point (N.Y.), the United States Naval Academy (Md.), and Stony Brook University (N.Y.).

The fall clinic in the Philadelphia area will be held on Sunday, Oct. 25, at a site to be determined. Additionally, one of the clinics will be held at Lancaster’s Penn Manor High on Sunday, Sept. 20.

The U.S. Men’s Training Team will run 10 boys’ lacrosse clinics in September and October. The clinics are an opportunity for youth and high school boys to advance their game with the expertise of the best men’s lacrosse players in the country.

Following these events, the U.S. Men’s National Team roster will be slimmed down from 40 men to 23, which will be the final roster and the team that will compete in the 2010 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championships July 10-24 in Manchester, England.

Head coach Mike Pressler (Bryant University) will lead the U.S. team as they seek to recapture the gold after losing to Canada in the 2006 championship game. Since first recognized international championship in 1967, the U.S. Team has won eight of 10 gold medals, winning their last one in 2002.

U.S. Men’s Training Team’s fall exhibition schedule

Saturday, September 26 – West Point, N.Y.

6:00 p.m. at the United States Military Academy

Sunday, October 18 – Annapolis, Md.

Time TBA at the United States Naval Academy

U.S. vs. Maryland, Navy and Virginia

Saturday, October 31 – Stony Brook, N.Y.

1:00 p.m. at Stony Brook University

Exhibition game tickets are available at the gate at $8 for adults and $5 for ages 18 and under. Show your US Lacrosse membership card and get $1 off the ticket price.

U.S. Men’s Training Team’s fall clinic schedule

Saturday, September 12 – Atlanta, Ga.

Clinic at Roswell High School

Grades 3-8 (9-11:30 a.m.); Grades 9-12 (12:30-3 p.m.)

Sunday, September 20 – Lancaster, Pa.

Clinic at Penn Manor High School

Grades 3-8 (9-11:30 a.m.); Grades 9-12 (12:30-3 p.m.)

Saturday, September 26 – West Point, N.Y.

Clinic at U.S. Military Academy

Grades 3-12 (1-3:30 p.m.)

Saturday, October 3 – San Francisco, Calif.

Clinic at Marin Catholic High School

Grades 3-8 (9-11:30 a.m.); Grades 9-12 (12:30-3 p.m.)

Saturday, October 3 – New York, N.Y.

Clinic at Randall’s Island Park

Grades 3-12 (3-6 p.m.)

Sunday, October 4 – Baltimore, Md.

Clinic at William J. Myers Soccer Pavilion

Grades 3-8 (9-11:30 a.m.); Grades 9-12 (12:30-3 p.m.)

Saturday, October 10 – Washington, D.C.

Clinic at Catholic University

Grades 3-8 (11-1:30 p.m.); Grades 9-12 (2:30-5 p.m.)

Saturday, October 24 – Indianapolis, Ind.

Clinic at Carmel High School

Grades 3-8 (9-11:30 a.m.); Grades 9-12 (12:30-3 p.m.)

Sunday, October 25 – Philadelphia, Pa.

Clinic site and time TBD

Grades 3-8 (9-11:30 am); Grades 9-12 (12:30-3 pm)

Friday, October 30 – Stony Brook, N.Y.

Clinic at Stony Brook University

Grades 3-12 (4-6 p.m.)

To attend any of the U.S. Men’s National Team clinics, please register online at www.uslacrosse.org/events/mntclinics09.phtml. The cost is $55 per attendee and is open to all US Lacrosse members. All of the clinics’ proceeds goes to supporting the U.S. Men’s National Team program in its quest for the gold in 2010.

2010 U.S. Men’s Training Team:
M Matt Abbott – Washington Bayhawks (Syracuse ’09)
M Stephen Berger – Long Island Lizards (Washington ’04)
A Ryan Boyle – Boston Cannons (Princeton ’04)
M Steven Brooks – Chicago Machine (Syracuse ’08)
A/M Kevin Buchanan – Washington Bayhawks (Ohio State ’08)
M Kevin Cassese (Lehigh men’s coach) – Boston Cannons (Duke ’03)
D Joe Cinosky – Toronto Nationals (Maryland ’09)
A/M Brandon Corp – Boston Cannons (Colgate ’09)
A/M Ned Crotty – Duke ‘09
A Matt Danowski – Long Island Lizards (Duke ’08)
G Brian Dougherty (Episcopal Academy, Penn assistant coach) – Long Island Lizards (Maryland ’95)
D DJ Driscoll (Malvern Prep) – Chicago Machine (Notre Dame ’06)

FO Chris Eck – Boston Cannons (Colgate ’08)
G Adam Fullerton – Denver Outlaws (Army ’08)
M John Glynn – Chicago Machine (Cornell ’09)
M Kyle Harrison – Denver Outlaws (Johns Hopkins ’05)
G Mickey Jarboe – Quicksilver LC (Navy ’00)
A Kevin Leveille – Chicago Machine (UMass ’03)
A Mike Leveille – Chicago Machine (Syracuse ’08)
D Eric Martin – Denver Outlaws (Salisbury ’04)
D Ryan McClay – Boston Cannons (Cornell ’03)
LSM Parker McKee – Duke ’10
A Brendan Mundorf – Denver Outlaws (UMBC ’06)
D Shawn Nadelen – Washington Bayhawks (Johns Hopkins ’01)
LSM Nick O’Hara – Toronto Nationals (Duke ’07)
M Stephen Peyser – Long Island Lizards (Johns Hopkins ’08)
D Nicky Polanco – Long Island Lizards (Hofstra ’02)
M Matt Poskay – Boston Cannons (Virginia ’06)
A Ryan Powell – Big Foot LC (Syracuse ’00)
M Paul Rabil – Boston Cannons (Johns Hopkins ’08)
D Jack Reid – Boston Cannons (Massachusetts ’06)
M Max Seibald – Denver Outlaws (Cornell ’09)
M Chris Schiller – Sailin’ Shoe LC (Penn State ’99)
FO Alex Smith – Washington Bayhawks (Delaware ’07)
M Matt Striebel – Chicago Machine (Princeton ’01)
LSM Kyle Sweeney (Springfield-Delco) – Boston Cannons (Georgetown ’03)
M Joe Walters – Toronto Nationals (Maryland ’06)
A Drew Westervelt – Denver Outlaws (UMBC ’07)
M Matt Zash – Long Island Lizards (Duke ’06)
D Lee Zink – Denver Outlaws (Maryland ’04)

For more information regarding the U.S. Men’s National Team program, including the 40-man Training Team roster, please visit http://www.uslacrosse.org/national_teams/mnatl_team.phtml

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