McLean, VA. October 22, 2014 – Madlax announced a new boys recruiting event to be held at The Landon School on November 22 and 23, 2014 called the East Coast Fall Showcase & Invitational. The event is for 2015-2018 boys and registration for the Showcase on Saturday in ongoing. 2015-2018 who are interested can apply for free here, www.madlax.com/fallshowcase. Duke University Assistant Coach, Ben Deluca, will headline the event and offer a skills clinic both days and discuss the recruiting process with the boys! The Sunday Team Invitational is sold out and has 16 of the best programs in the country competing for a fall Championship.
The 16 Elite Teams Committed for the 2014 Team Invitational:
1. Landon (Bethesda, MD)
2. St. Stephen’s (Alexandria, VA)
3. Paul VI (Fairfax, VA)
4. St. Augustine Prep (Atlantic City, NJ)
5. Bishop Timon-St. Jude (Buffalo, NY)
6. Calvert Hall (Baltimore, MD)
7. St. Anne’s – Belfield (Charlottesville, VA)
8. Gonzaga (Washington, DC)
9. St. Mary’s Ryken (St. Mary’s Co., MD)
10. Team 214 ‘South River’ (Anne Arundel Co, MD)
11. St. Christopher’s (Richmond, VA)
12. Churchill (Potomac, MD)
13. East Coast Showcase Team #1 (mostly committed Madlax players)
14. East Coast Showcase Team #2 (top players from Saturday)
15. East Coast Showcase Team #3 (top players from Saturday)
16. East Coast Showcase Team #4 (top players from Saturday)
11/22 Showcase Format:
120 uncommitted boys will play 3 games and the top 40 will be selected for al All-Star Game. Games will be played on the side by side (to allow for the most efficient college coaches scouting) on gorgeous Bermuda grass fields at Landon School. Every players will receive official custom uniforms (see below) and MVP awards will be handed out for the each team and the All-Stars Game. Details here, www.madlax.com/fallshowcase
11/23 Team Tournament Format:
16 elite teams will play 3 games each and the top 4 teams will advance to a final 4 and play for a Championship. A Team Cup will be awarded to the Champions. Details here, www.madlax.com/falleastcoast
Tournament Director and Landon assistant coach, JR Bordley, adds, “We are very excited to welcome some of the best players and teams from 14 states and Canada to our campus. We have wanted to host a first class recruiting event and now in partnership with Madlax, who has a proven track record of running organized and professional recruiting events, I couldn’t be happier and more excited for all the boys coming to DC to compete”.
Madlax founder, Cabell Maddux, continues, “Landon School is one of the most impressive campuses on the east coast and we are fortunate to partner with JR, legendary Head Coach Rob Bordley and the Landon School for this recruiting showcase & team tournament. We are confident that all players, teams and the college coaches in attendance will enjoy a first class event and top level competition.”
Since 1996 Madlax, headquartered in McLean, Virginia outside Washington, DC, has been one of the nation’s premier lacrosse companies. Madlax is a comprehensive elite lacrosse and character building program for boys ages 5-18. Madlax manages 7 tournaments and 2 Showcases annually across the country. Madlax Directors, coaches and leaders emphasize the unique CASEinitiative (Character, Attitude, Success, Effort) throughout specific aspects of the programs. Madlax is committed to developing players through local and regional clinics, camps, tournaments and travel all-stars teams. Madlax offers boys from Virginia, DC, Maryland, Florida, California, Canada, Texas and Oregon the opportunity to travel and play at an elite level in the most prestigious recruiting tournaments each year. Madlax also operates a lacrosse specialty store in McLean, VA, an online superstore, madlax.com and owns the private apparel label, MadGear, which produces the nationally popular team and retail gear MadGear.
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