LILacrosseNews.com, Posted 9/6/12
Applications are due this Friday for the inaugural National Invitational Fall Select 175.
This event is invitation only and was created to provide a showcase venue for the top boys’ lacrosse players in the classes of 2014, 2015 and 2016.
This one-day showcase event will be held on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at Loomis Chaffee High School, Windsor Conn. – about 10 miles north of Hartford.
Held on the Tuesday prior to Thanksgiving, 175 players in each class will be selected to compete from the applications and recommendations. Players will be assigned to teams and play in three games. Games will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
More than 50 colleges attended the showcase’s predecessor event, the National Invitational 175 held June 28-30 at Union College in Schenectady.
Tournament organizers include former UMass coach Ted Garber, Darien (Conn.) varsity coach Jeff Brameier and Long Island Express director Mike Chanenchuk.
There is no charge to apply.
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Applications are due Oct. 15 for the National Invitational 175 Summer Showcase.
This selective, invitation-only high school showcase will be held in Upstate New York on July 29th – 31st, 2013. The inaugural showcase in 2012 was very well attended by many of the elite lacrosse players and many of the top programs in the country.
Elite players in the classes of 2014, 2015 and 2016, that are interested in attending the showcase can click here to access more information on the National Invitational 175 Showcase website or click here to apply through a quick form.
There is no charge to apply. After you submit your application, you will need to forward the link to a coach that knows you and your ability so that he can provide a recommendation on your behalf.
Upon receiving your application and your coach’s recommendation, your application will be complete and you will be placed into a pool of candidates that will be considered for invitations.
Anyone not applied by then will be placed onto a wait list. On October 20th, the National Invitational 175 summer showcase will send out its invitations to those players deemed most deserving and skilled enough to attend this showcase.
Players invited will need to then register and pay on or before October 27th to secure their spot.
The showcase is expected to attract coaches from well over 50 college programs in Division I and Division III based on last year’s event and interest in this Fall’s National Invitational Fall Select in November.
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