Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/23/11
Nearly 200 high school and youth boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams will compete this weekend in the 2nd Annual Summer Slam Lacrosse Tournament at Episcopal Academy and The Westtown School.
The 2011 Summer Slam will host 192 club teams from 11 states Saturday and Sunday from as far away as Texas. Episcopal Academy will host the U15-AA, HS AA, HS A and HS B division games. The Westtown School will host U11-A&B, U13-A&B, U15-A&B and a portion of HS B games. For a full schedule by division visit www.SummerSlamLax.com.
All Summer Slam championship games will be played on Sunday.
“Our goal continues to be providing the best player, coach and fan experience possible,” said Jeff Long, President of Pattison Sports Group, the event co-owner. “We accommodated a lot of requests and brought in some of the top teams in the country.”
“Some new wrinkles include on-site customized Summer Slam merchandise, Coach’s Social Sat Night, the addition of the Westtown School and Championship T-Shirts for each divisional champ. We are excited for this weekend and wish every team good luck.”
The Pattison Sports Group has partnered with NXTsports, which hosts the top showcase event in the area, the Philly Showcase, to help grow the PSG/NXT Event Series.
Additional Summer Slam information can be found at www.SummerSlamLacrosse.com