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.@PennMensLAX celebrates 100th season of lacrosse with 100th Season Gala

Friday, 20th October 2017

Categories Boy's/Men's, College  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/20/17
From Press Release

The University of Pennsylvania men’s lacrosse family, friends, and alumni gathered together on Saturday, Oct. 14th to celebrate a significant milestone in the history of the program. The 100th Season Gala took place at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing and with a crowd of 200 strong, the Red and Blue was out in full force to celebrate the program’s storied history and bright future.

Kicking off the weekend of events was Alumni Mentor night on Friday, Oct. 13th with several graduates in attendance to share their experiences in the work force with current student-athletes. Saturday began with the annual alumni game at 10 a.m. in Franklin Field, while the Gala served as a fitting ending to celebrate the storied history of the Quaker lacrosse team.

Click here for video of the 100th season celebration

Graduates from every decade starting in the 1960s came out to the celebration, which showed the immense impact that Penn Lacrosse has had across generations. ILPL, or “I Love Penn Lacrosse” for short, manifested itself at the event this past Saturday with the energy, enthusiasm, and passion that radiated throughout the room.

The Quakers continue on with their fall slate of events this coming weekend when they take part in the HEADstrong University City Classic at Penn Park beginning at 1 p.m. Penn will take on Monmouth and Drexel as part of the annual event benefitting the fight against cancer.

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