The Epoch Lacrosse Spring Classic On The Hill 2014 presented by LacrossePlayground.com is set for April 12 and is expected to be one of the premier high school boys’ invitationals of the spring.
The field features two games, beginning at 11a.m. on the historic campus of Georgetown University’s Multi-Sport Field overlooking the Potomac River, that showcase highly-ranked teams from the Washington D.C. region.
The first game pits Washington Catholic Athletic Conference powerhouse DeMatha vs. Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference power St. Andrews at 11 a.m. The DeMatha Stags have compiled an extremely impressive 397- 207 won / loss record since 1981. Our program has produced 17 Conference Championships, 18 High School All Americans, 130 All-Conference Players, and well over 150 NCAA lacrosse players.
DeMatha’s roster includes 8 senior players and one junior committed to D1:
Brady Thompson – Lehigh
Brad Peters – Brown
Greyson Torain – Navy
Nick Ramsey – Navy
Johnny Surdick – Army
Bain Schroeder – U Mass – Lowell
Steve Partlow – UMBC
Sean Doyle – Robert Morris
Matt Brisolari – Providence (Junior)
The second matchup features Interstate Athletic Conference champion St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School vs. Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference’s Flint Hill at 1:30 p.m. St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes finished the 2013 campaign with #2 ranking in Washington Post and is currently ranked 20th in the Nike/US Lacrosse National High School Boys’ Top 25.
St. Stephen’s 2014 senior commitments:
John Aversa – UPenn
Nate Jones – Army
Drew Altizer – Amherst
Nate Archer – Cornell
Nick Cargas – Denison
Joe Kenna – UNC
Graham Lian – Colby
Sam Cloud – Washington College
The teams involved pride themselves on teaching the fundamentals of the game, being positive role models, preparing student-athletes for the opportunity to succeed, teach life lessons, and advise student-athletes on college recruiting. St. Andrews believes there is no better platform than the Epoch Lacrosse Spring Classic On The Hill. “St. Andrew’s lacrosse is focused on improving team and individual play through providing as many opportunities for growth as possible,” says Head Coach Bobby Horsey.
Each team will be equipped with top-of-the-line lacrosse equipment from title sponsor, Epoch Lacrosse. Players will be playing with shafts from Epoch’s Gen.4 line-up and will receive Otter Mesh from Epoch and Stringing Supplies from StringKing.
“Epoch Lacrosse is very excited to be the title sponsor of Lacrosseplayground.com’s annual Spring Classic,” says Epoch Lacrosse Principal James Miceli. “Year after year the Spring Classic showcases the best talent high school lacrosse has to offer. It is the type of event we are proud to have the Epoch brand associated with.”
About Epoch Lacrosse: Epoch Lacrosse delivers the finest manufactured lacrosse equipment designed to increase playability and maximize performance by utilizing world-class materials and manufacturing techniques. Developed in collaboration with True Temper Sports, Epoch shafts are made from the highest-grade materials available. They have tested and re-tested each design, to ensure optimal durability, playability and performance. Their goal is simple, to give the player every opportunity to reach their true potential. Live. Play. Be.
Visit www.EpochLacrosse.com to learn more about Epoch’s Gen.4 lacrosse shafts.
11am: DeMatha vs. St. Andrews
1:30pm: St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School vs. Flint Hill
Tickets on Sale
Tickets are $5 at the door, which does not include free parking.
In order to inquire about group ticket sales in advance, please contact [email protected]
Background of Spring Classic
The Spring Classic enters its third year as one of the premiere high school lacrosse showcases of the Mid-Atlantic region. Past venues include Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium. Some of the top teams in the country have participated such as Landon, Penn Charter, Gonzaga, Loyola, Haverford, Gilman and Georgetown Prep to name a few.
Georgetown University’s Multi-Sport Field, a FieldTurf surface, is home to football and men’s and women’s lacrosse. Located at the center of campus, the facility has a seating capacity of 2,500. Tickets are sold on the day of the game, April 12. Enter stadium from Canal Road entrance along the Potomac River.
37th and O St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20007