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.@ShipleyLax hosting Philadelphia International Lacrosse Showdown over Memorial Day weekend

Friday, 13th May 2016

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School, International, Posted 5/12/16
From Press Release

International Lacrosse is coming to Philadelphia with a four-country cup U-19 tournament featuring teams representing Greece, Hungary, Israel and Philippines.Philly Int lax showdown

The primary focus of the event is to raise funds, awareness, and conduct a massive equipment drive for the development of youth lacrosse in the four participating countries. All games are held in the mornings at the Shipley School in Bryn Mawr to allow participants to spectate at the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Final Four, which is held nearby at Lincoln Financial Field in the afternoons.

The tourney is also a pre-cursor to the FIL World Championships this July in Canada. Team Israel, featuring several American players on its 46-man training roster, will announce its final 23-man roster in the coming weeks.

The teams will be competing in a round-robin schedule with a Championship and 3rd Place game taking place on Monday.

6:30pm – Israel vs Greece

9am – Greece vs Philippines
10:20am – Hungary vs Philippines

9am – Israel vs Hungary
10:45am – Israel vs Philippines (field 1)
11:00am – Greece vs Hungary (field 2)

9am – 3rd Place Game (field 2)
9:15am – Cup Final (field 1)


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