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Temple Lacrosse to host Philly 5 Alumnae Challenge and Philly 5 Tournament on Sunday, October 7

Thursday, 13th September 2012

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 9/13/12
From Press Release

The sixth annual Philly 5 Lacrosse Tournament returns to Temple on Sunday, Oct. 7 at Geasey Field, and this year welcomes the addition of the Philly 5 Alumnae Challenge.

The annual women’s lacrosse tournament will features the Owls, past and present, along with current teams and former players from Drexel, La Salle, Saint Joseph’s and Villanova in fall exhibition play.

This tournament, which features the top lacrosse talent in the area, will now mark the first time that Philadelphia collegiate lacrosse alums can compete against each other. Fans will be able to witness the top local rivalries in action at this highly-anticipated annual event.

The Philly 5 Tournament aims to bring Division I women’s lacrosse schools in the Philadelphia area together for a day of competition and promotion of the sport in the city. The five college teams will play from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., followed by games between the alums of the participating schools.

Alumnae interested in playing, please contact the head coach at your university for more information.

Drexel – Anna Marie Vesco, 215-895-1885,
La Salle – Candace Taglianetti Bossell, 215-951-1994,
Saint Joseph’s – Denise Roessler, 610-660-2585,
Temple – Bonnie Rosen, 215-204-6423,
Villanova – Julie Young, 610-519-6453,

The schedule for the tournament is as follows:

College Philly 5 Playday at Geasey Field
8:00-8:35 a.m. – Saint Joseph’s vs. La Salle
8:45-9:20 a.m. – Temple vs. Villanova
9:30-10:05 a.m. – Drexel vs. Saint Joseph’s
10:15-10:50 a.m. – La Salle vs. Temple
11:00-11:35 a.m. – Villanova vs. Drexel
11:45-12:20 p.m. – Temple vs. Saint Joseph’s
12:30-1:05 p.m. – Villanova vs. La Salle
1:15-1:50 p.m. – Drexel vs. Temple
2:00-2:35 p.m. – Saint Joseph’s vs. Villanova
2:45-3:20 p.m. – La Salle vs. Drexel

Philly 5 Alumnae Tournament
3:30-3:50 p.m. – Saint Joseph’s vs. Drexel (Field 1), La Salle vs. Villanova (Field 2)
3:55-4:15 p.m. – Villanova vs. Drexel (Field 1), Saint Joseph’s vs. Temple (Field 2)
4:20-4:40 p.m. – Temple vs. Villanova (Field 1), La Salle vs. Drexel (Field 2)
4:45-5:05 p.m. – Temple vs. La Salle (Field 1), Saint Joseph’s vs. Villanova (Field 2)
5:10-5:30 p.m. – Saint Joseph’s vs. La Salle (Field 1), Temple vs. Drexel (Field 2)

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