FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Jennifer Hoffman  

Phone: 610-461-5987 ext.303   

Email: jhoffman@HEADstrong.org

 

HEADstrong’s Fall Event Series 2019 

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. 

9:00 AM- Navy vs. Marist

11:00 AM- Hofstra vs. Navy

1:00 PM- HEADstrong Presentation

1:30 PM- Lehigh vs. Marist

3:30 PM- Hofstra vs. 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:

12:00 PM- Hopkins vs. Penn

12:00 PM- Army vs. Albany

2:00 PM- HEADstrong Presentation

2:30 PM- Albany vs. Penn

2:30 PM- 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 :

3:00 PM – Cabrini vs Catholic

5:00 PM – Catholic vs FDU

6:30PM -HEADstrong Presentation

7:00 PM – 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. John’s 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. The schedule for this event is as follows:

10:00 AM- Hofstra vs. LIU

11:30 AM- Villanova vs. LIU

1:00 PM – HEADstrong Presentation 

1:45 PM- Hofstra vs. Villanova 

 

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. The schedule for this event is as follows:

9:30 AM- Penn vs. Virginia Tech

11:00 AM- HEADstrong Presentation

11:15 AM- Virginia Tech vs. PSU

1:00 PM- Penn vs. PSU 

 

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.

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