Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/8/08
The 2nd Annual Nick Colleluori Classic to raise money for blood cancer research will be held on Oct. 11 at Ridley High School.
The tourney, run by the HEADstrong Foundation, will run from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. with an admission of $10. Teams that are tentatively scheduled to participate in the tournament include Bellarmine, Bucknell, Cabrini, Haverford, Hofstra, Lehigh, Loyola, Maryland, Penn, Penn State, Princeton, St. Joseph’s, and Widener.
The HEADstrong Foundation was founded in memory of former Hofstra lacrosse player Nick “Head” Colleluori, a 2004 graduate of Ridley High School. Nick, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in the fall of 2005, lost his battle to cancer at the age of 21 on Nov. 28, 2006, after a 14-month battle.
Last year’s event drew over 3,000 people and helped raise over $75,000 towards blood cancer research. The rain date for this event is Oct. 12.