Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/2/15
Registration remains open for the Boys’ and Girls’s Sessions of The Match™ (www.matchlax.com), a recruiting showcase focusing on strong players targeting Division III colleges.
The event, open to both boys and girls who are in 2016-2018 graduation years, will be held on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at The Hill School in Pottstown, PA. The Match™ is designed for players who are (or have the potential to be) strong Division III candidates – athletically and academically.
The Match has been very well-received by college coaches, players and families and has resulted in a number of successful recruiting outcomes/commitments.
An array of coaches and schools are expected to be in attendance. Schools that have registered and confirmed their participation are listed below.
Players/Parents: Interested players, boys and girls, are asked to visit the website and register as soon as possible. Space is limited by position; total enrollment is also limited.
• Boys: BOYS REGISTRATION LINK
• Girls: GIRLS REGISTRATION LINK
Coaches: High school and club coaches are invited and encouraged to nominate strong candidates for The Match™ by completing the on-line nomination form. Players/parents will receive notification letting them know about the opportunity and providing a link to additional information.
• Boys: BOYS NOMINATION LINK
• Girls: GIRLS NOMINATON LINK
• When/Where: Sunday, October 18th at The Hill School, Pottstown, PA
• Format: Positional clinics, drills/station work, 7v7 games, full field scrimmaging, recruiting seminar/presentation on the DIII value proposition. The format makes the event informative and participatory for players and highly efficient from a college coach’s standpoint.
• Colleges Attending: We expect solid group of coaches and schools from the Mid-Atlantic area (mostly) to attend The Match™ (more schools are expected to sign up over the next two weeks):
o Boys: Arcadia, Bryn Athyn, Chestnut Hill, Eastern, Franklin & Marshall, Gwynedd Mercy, King’s College, Marywood, Messiah, Rosemont, Saint Vincent, Shenandoah, Swarthmore, Utica, Wesley, Westminster, Widener
MENS COLLEGE COACH REGISTRATION LINK
o Girls: Albright, Bryn Athyn, Cedar Crest, Dickinson, Drew, Eastern, Franklin & Marshall, Hobart William Smith, Immaculata, Lebanon Valley, McDaniel, Medaille, Muhlenberg, Smith, Swarthmore
WOMENS COLLEGE COACH REGISTRATION LINK)
• CONNECTLAX Membership: Players who complete the registration process will be entitled to a free 3-month subscription to ConnectLAX – an online/mobile recruiting platform (see www.connectlax.com). Participants will receive a free 6-month subscription and have the chance to order game video/highlights to include on their profile.
The event philosophy is simple — FOCUS ON THE FIT, NOT THE FRENZY™! Leverage your lacrosse talents and get the best education you can, while competing at a high level. Come to The Match™ READY TO LIGHT IT UP!