SEATTLE, Wash. – The University of Denver men’s lacrosse team will face the University of Maryland at the Starfire Sports Campus in Tukwila, Wash., today at 2 p.m. PT in the first-ever Seatown Classic.
The day’s festivities begin at 9 a.m. with a Girls Clinic, followed by a Boys Clinic at 11 a.m. A Boy’s Coaches Clinic will begin at 11 a.m. followed by a Girls Coaches Clinic at 12:30 p.m. Fans will have an opportunity to get autographs with both teams starting at 4 p.m.
Tickets are still available for $22 and can be purchase online at http://j.mp/OLR8rw.
To learn more, visit the Seatown Classic at www.SeaTownClassic.org.
Presented by the Washington State Chapter of US Lacrosse, the Seatown Classic exhibition is the first NCAA Division I collegiate lacrosse game to be played in Washington State.
About Tukwila, Washington
The City of Tukwila is home to over 19,000 residents representing a broad range of ethnic diversity. In 2009 the New York Times reported that the Tukwila School District was the most diverse district in the nation. Tukwila’s warm community spirit is reflected everywhere, especially in its celebrations such as the Fourth of July or Backyard Wildlife Fair. Since its founding in 1908, Tukwila has also grown into a bustling business engine that is central to the Puget Sound economy. The City hosts over 2,200 businesses with 42,000 employees in a wide variety of sectors such as retail, aircraft components, health care, food manufacturing, datacenters, and information services. Tukwila is proud to be home to the Museum of Flight, Starfire Sports Complex, the Seattle Sounders FC, and Westfield Southcenter, the largest mall in the Pacific Northwest.
About Starfire Sports and Starfire Sports Stadium
Starfire Sports is the premiere soccer, lacrosse and field sports athletic campus in the nation located just south of Seattle in Tukwila, Washington. Built in 2004 and operated as a non-profit community sports resource, Starfire is home to the Seattle Sounders FC MLS team and the Seattle Sounders Women soccer team and annually hosts select games in the 4,500 capacity Starfire Stadium. Over one million competitors, spectators and community groups visit the facility annually and its community outreach program provides financial assistance and athletic opportunities to some 3,700 underserved youth in the Tukwila and South Seattle communities each year. To learn more about Starfire Sports please visit www.StarfireSports.com or visit us on facebook.
About Lacrosse in Washington State
Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the US and in Washington state has experienced double-digit annual growth throughout the past decade. With a 34-year local history, lacrosse is played at the high school, youth, club and club collegiate level in Washington state. At the high school level 157 individual boys and girls high school teams are available to students attending nearly 200 WIAA schools across eastern and western Washington. To learn more about lacrosse in Washington or to receive daily high school results visit www.WashingtonHSLAX.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @WashingtonHSLAX. To learn more about the history, traditions and values of lacrosse, college opportunities available to students and the 21 US states now sanctioning high school lacrosse visit USLacrosse.org.
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