Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/3/19
From Press Release
The HEADstrong Foundation is proud to announce a series of Fall Lacrosse Events this upcoming season. The events will be hosted by local colleges in the tri state area, which allows HEADstrong to further spread the organization’s mission both on and off the lacrosse field.
Men’s Lacrosse Events:
The first event will be on October 5th at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. The Nick Colleluori Classic will be hosted by Hofstra. Colleges taking part in the classic in addition to Hofstra are Lehigh University, Navy and Marist.
The University City Classic will take place at Penn on October 12th. Teams participating in this classic are Albany, John Hopkins, Army and Penn. The schedule for this tournament is as follows:
12pm- Hopkins vs. Penn
12pm- Army vs. Albany
2:30pm- Albany vs. Penn
2:30pm- Army vs. John Hopkins
On October 19th Cabrini College will be hosting the HEADstrong DIII Classic. Teams participating in that event are Catholic University, Farleigh Dickinson University, and Cabrini. The schedule for the classic is as follows :
3pm – Cabrini vs Catholic
5pm – Catholic vs FDU
6:30pm -HEADstrong Presentation
7pm – Cabrini vs FDU
Wrapping up the Fall Lacrosse Classics is the Nick Colleluori Classic at Lafayette College on October 20th. In addition to Lafayette, other programs participating in the event are St. Johns University and Drexel University. The schedule for the classic is as follows:
11:00 AM – Lafayette vs. SJU
1:00 PM – SJU vs. Drexel
3:00 PM – Lafayette vs. Drexel
Women’s Lacrosse Events
Hofstra will host the Nick Colleluori Women’s Lacrosse Classic on October 6th in Hempstead, New York. Teams participating in the tournament will be LIU Post, Villanova and Hofstra.
On October 20th, Penn State and Virginia Tech will travel to Philadelphia for the University City Classic at the University of Pennsylvania. This event will be benefiting a local girl, Maddie O’Keefe from Berywn who is 9 years old and battling Leukemia.
In addition to the lacrosse tournament, there is also an opportunity for teams to fundraise for HEADstrong. Teams will be participating in a Go Lime fundraiser where players will be pledging their stats or pledging a game and all proceeds will go directly to HEADstrong to help local families impacted by cancer. More information on how you can support the cause is available here.