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Registration open for The Match, D3 Showcase at @MSI_Lacrosse on Oct. 28

Tuesday, 2nd October 2018

Categories Boy's/Men's, Events, High School, Recruiting, Showcase, Posted 10/2/18
From Press Release

Registration is open for The Match™, a recruiting showcase focusing on strong players targeting Division III colleges.

The event, open to boys in 2019-2021 graduation years, will be held Sunday, Oct. 28 at the MSI Sports Village in Aston, PA. The Match™ is designed for players who are strong Division III candidates – athletically and academically.

The Match has been well-received by college coaches, players and families and has resulted in scores of successful recruiting outcomes/commitments.

Over 500 athletes and coaches from 50 DIII schools have participated in the event since 2013.

The event philosophy is simple — FOCUS ON THE FIT, NOT THE FRENZY™! Leverage your lacrosse talents and get the best education you can, while contributing and competing at a high level.

Players/Parents: Interested players are asked to visit the website and register as soon as possible. Space is limited by position; total enrollment is also limited.

Additional benefits:
*Each participant gets a 6-month membership to ConnectLAX and access to film. The event will be taped by ConnectLAX and film will be available digitally to every D3 coach in the nation through ConnectLAX. Participants that do not have ConnectLAX through their clubs can create a highlight film at a reduced rate and those who do have a profile can use the film to make their video.
*The event will be covered live by websites.


Website link

Coaches: High school/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.

Click here for PLAYER NOMINATION LINK (for HS or club coaches).

Additional information:
• When/Where: Sunday, Oct. 28, 1-5 p.m. at MSI Sports Village, Aston, PA (on 3 adjacent turf fields)
• MISSION/PHILOSOPHY: Our message to players/parents is to “FOCUS ON THE FIT, NOT THE FRENZY.” This event reinforces the need for players/parents to be realistic/strategic in choosing the right college path – one that will result in not only great academics but an enjoyable/memorable lacrosse experience.


Clinics/drills; 7v7 short-sided games; full field “Matches.” Meaningful touches for players and fruitful for coaches…
Highly credentialed clinicians will conduct clinic sessions and presentations of interest, including the DIII value proposition/recruiting process.


12:45– 1:20pm Athlete Check-in / Stretching / Warm-up 1:30pm – 2:00pm
Positional Instruction/Clinic Work
2:00pm – 3:00pm Short-sided Games (7v7)
3:00pm – 3:20pm Break / Discussion of the Division III Recruiting and the “D3 Value Proposition”
3:20pm – 4:30pmFull-sided Games (10v10)

Click here for live coverage from the 2016 Match event.


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