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Men’s lacrosse: Lehigh gears for Fall Ball season; Friday is Community Night, Alumni game

Thursday, 26th September 2013

Categories Boy's/Men's, College  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/26/13
From Press Release

Nearing the halfway point of its fall competitive segment, the Lehigh men’s lacrosse team will begin facing outside competition this weekend.

It’s a big stretch for the Mountain Hawks, beginning Friday with Community Night prior to the Alumni Game. The team will then be honored for its 2013 Patriot League Title at Saturday’s Lehigh football game before receiving its championship rings at Sunday’s annual banquet.Lehigh lacrosse

Friday’s Community Night is slated for 6:30 p.m. at the Ulrich Sports Complex with the Alumni Game right after at 7:30 featuring the current team against the alums. The night is Lehigh’s chance to give back and instruct youngsters, providing a systematic workout to athletes of all skill levels up to the eighth grade. The clinic is free and will be run by Lehigh men’s lacrosse players and coaches. Participants will go through drills covering stick work, shooting and dodging in a competitive, yet fun environment.

For a look back at last year’s Community Night, check out the recap here. All are welcome and encouraged to stick around for the Alumni Game that follows.

On Saturday, the #16 ranked Mountain Hawks football team hosts #9 New Hampshire and the Lehigh men’s lacrosse team will be recognized on-field during a timeout. For tickets to Saturday’s game, please click here. The team will then take a look back at the 2013 season at Sunday’s banquet.

Following this weekend, Lehigh will compete in the Capital Lacrosse in Bethesda, Maryland on Sunday, Oct. 13. The Mountain Hawks will face Penn State at 12 p.m. and another team as well, replacing Cornell who was originally slated for that day.

The Mountain Hawks will then host The Hill Academy on Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Ulrich Sports Complex. Opening faceoff is set for 7 p.m. Junior Patrick Corbett is a graduate of The Hill Academy and was a former MVP at the private school just outside of Toronto, Ontario.

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