Former Stars from Brine National Lacrosse Classic will be Competing in Men’s NCAA Division I Lacrosse Quarter Finals


More than 60 former Brine National Lacrosse Classic players are now playing in the NCAA D1 Quarter Finals, while a total of 98 Brine National Lacrosse Classic players have played in the first round.

Portsmouth, NH, May 15, 2013- Every elite athlete dreams of playing on the sport’s biggest stage. 832 former Brine National Lacrosse Classic participants played in the NCAA this season. For 63 of players, their dream is a reality this weekend as their colleges will be playing in the Men’s NCAA Division I Lacrosse Quarter Finals.

The 63 players representing Syracuse, Denver, Johns Hopkins, Maryland, North Carolina, Albany, Notre Dame and Ohio State all played in the Brine National Lacrosse Classic, which showcases elite high school lacrosse players from across the country. The 2015 Brine high school tournament will be held at the River City Sportsplex in Midlothian, Virginia on June 29-July 2.

Players from Albany, Denver, Johns Hopkins, Maryland, North Carolina, Notre Dame and Ohio State, and Syracuse include:

Albany, Tyler Aycock, Josh Babcock, James Burdette, Riley Lasda, John Maloney, Adam Osika, Blaze Riorden, Justin Zelen.
Denver, Matthew Billings, Carson Cannon, Chris Hampton, Garret Holst, Scott McGowan, Max Planning, Mike Riis.
Johns Hopkins, Ryan Brown, Phil Castronova, John Crawley, Riley Desmit, Brady Faby, Ryan Feit, Nick Fields, Liam Giblin, John Kelly, Travis Wood.
Maryland, Bobby Beers, Mike Bender, Isaiah Davis-Allen, Adam Dimillo, Ryan Lehman, Mike McCarney, Ian Robertson.
North Carolina, Timothy Gehlbach, Drew Hays, Derek Henson, Patrick Kelly, Joe Kenna, Ryan Macri, Mark Rizzo.
Notre Dame, Brendan Collins, Will Gilmartin, Bobby Gray, Connor McCollough, Jordan Walter, Mikey Wynne.
Ohio State, Matt Galioto, Trevor Hodgins, Chris Mahoney, Evan Mulchrone, David Planning, Chad Strittmatter.
Syracuse, Pat Carlin, Paolo Cciferri, Ralph D’Agostino, Derek Dejoe, Parker Ferrigan, Mike Iacono, Jay McDermott, Brandon Mullins, Ryan Simmons, Randy Staats, Chris Swanson, Zack Vehar.

These former Brine Lacrosse Classic players have gone on to achieve their goal of reaching the 2015 NCAA Division One Quarter Finals.

Additionally, a total of 98 players who have played in the 2015 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse tournament in the first round and quarterfinals have participated in the Brine National Lacrosse Classic. Teams such as: Duke, Johns Hopkins, Denver, Notre Dame, Albany, Maryland, North Carolina, Marist, Syracuse, Towson, Brown, Cornell, Yale, Virginia and Colgate.

The Brine National Lacrosse Classic will be held at the River City Sportsplex on June 29-July 2 and is a tournament which showcases over 1,000 elite high school boys and girls’ lacrosse players who are competing for a national championship. This tournament allows players to show off their personal skills against other fierce competitors in front of NCAA lacrosse coaches form every division.

Details for the 2015 Brine National Lacrosse Classic:

Location: River City Sportsplex, Midlothian, Virginia
Player Check-In, Team Practice: June 29, 2015
Games: June 30-July 1
All-Star Games: July 1
Regional team playoffs and Championship Games: July 2

To learn more about the Brine National Lacrosse Classic, please log onto

About Brine
Headquartered in Warren, Michigan, Brine was established in 1922. Brine has spent almost a century supporting players in their athletic pursuit of game improvement products and programs. Recognized for innovation of the Offset™ lacrosse stick and the original round bladder soccer ball, Brine was acquired by New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. in August, 2006. Brine is a recognized industry leader in lacrosse, soccer, and field hockey. For more information about Brine, please visit

About the Brine National Lacrosse Classic
Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing team sports in the United States and the National Lacrosse Classic provides players with a socially and athletically rewarding experience to better prepare them to meet the challenges of high school and college academics and athletics. The Brine National Lacrosse Classic highlights the top players and coaches selected to represent their region in a showcase event offering extreme competition and exposure to the next level of the sport.

About LEGACY Global Sports
LEGACY Global Sports is actively changing the way sporting events are organized, managed and executed around the world with a full range of event & tour management, travel & housing, player development and athlete representation services. LEGACY Global Sports has the capability to internally handle the complete logistics of any event, at every level.
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