Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/22/12
Over 240 boys’ lacrosse teams from 19 states will compete Saturday and Sunday in the Summer Slam Lacrosse Tournament at three sites in the Philadelphia suburbs.
The tourney – run by Victory Events (Pattison Sports Group and NXTsports) – features boys’ teams from U9 to High School AA, with games being played at Episcopal Academy (high school only) as well as Westtown School and Bayard Rustin. Divisions include U9, U11A, U11B, U13A, U13B, U15AA, U15A, U15B, HSB, HAS and HSAA.
Games start at 8 a.m. on both days and each division plays to a championship. Teams play at least four games.
*Main Line Health, who will be on-site Saturday, at Episcopal Academy performing cardiac screenings for $75. Parents are encouraged to register their athletes for a quick 20 minute, potentially life-saving screening. The screening consists of a history and physical exam from a licensed physician, trained in recognizing risk factors for sudden cardiac death. All athletes will also receive an EKG.
*Fine Design – custom printed official Summer Slam t-shirts in 10 seconds!
*Rothman Institute – “Ask the Doctor” Booth
*STX equipment sold via Team Lax Plus
*Angelo’s Lacrosse Corner
The US Air Force also will be on hand to run a chin-up contest.
Inaugural Summer Slam All-Star Game
On Saturday the Summer Slam staff invites coaches to nominate two (2) non-committed athletes from each HS AA team to participate in the inaugural Summer Slam All-Star Game. This game is designed for the top athletes at the Summer Slam to showcase their talent under the lights at Episcopal Academy’s Stadium.
The game is set to begin at 7PM. Fun Facts:
Two (2) Uncommitted players will be nominated from each team to participate
Game Starts at 7PM Saturday June 23, 2012
Athletes will be participating from the following High School AA clubs:
2 Knights Caballeros & Sentry (NJ)
American Revolution (IN)
Baggataway Elite (PA)
Blue Devil Elite (FL)
Fighting 4 2013 & 2014 (NY)
Greene Turtle Green (MD)
HEADstrong Green (PA)
LI Express (NY)
Long Island Jesters (NY)
Low & Away (PA)
New Jersey Lacrosse Club (NJ)
NXT 2014 (PA)
Road Warriors (NC)
Sweetlax Blue (MA)
Team United Knights & Saints (NY)
True Lacrosse Black 2013 & 2014 (WI)
Wolverine Warriors Gold (MI)