LILacrosseNews.com, Posted 12/24/13
From Staff Report and Press Release
Many of the top high school girls’ lacrosse players from the Classes of 2016 and 2017 will compete in the ATL Showcase on Jan. 11 at North Park in Alpharetta, GA.
The event – which will feature 7v7 and full-field games as well as player combine testing – marks the first major girls’ recruiting event held in the south. More than 50 college coaches are expected to attend.
The invite-only tourney features players from FLG and the LI Yellow Jackets and the following club programs: ADK, Beach Bums, Building Blocks Lacrosse, Capital Lacrosse Club, Carolina Fever, CT Dodgers, Eagle Stix, Hero’s, ICON lacrosse, Lady Swashbucklers, Liberty Lax, Maryland United, Metro, PA Express, Queen City Stars, RC Elite, Rebels, Relentless Hustle, Skywalkers, South Jersey Select, Steps, Stickbenders, Storm Select, Southern Storm, Team 180, T3 North, T3 Shore, TN Lax, Vero Beach High School, Xtreme Lacrosse.
“We are excited to provide a recruiting showcase in the southeast region,” said Kat Holley, event manager. “The ATL showcase features not only the top players in the southeast, but also the highest rated players across the nation.
“It’s amazing how much the game has grown and we are looking forward to providing the athletes with this unique showcase opportunity in Atlanta, GA.”
For the class of 2016 and 2017, midfielders and goalies are sold out. A few spots remain available in both classes for attackers and defenders for qualified players.
Players will be rostered on predetermined and balanced teams by position. Players will compete in 2 (30 minute) 7v7 games, and 3 full field games. In this diverse format, players can demonstrate their talents in multiple ways and get more touches on the ball. Athletes also will be tested in an NFL-style player combine (40 yard dash, 5-10-5 agility run, 10 yard dash, standing broad jump). Results will be recorded live on site and made available immediately to all college coaches in attendance.
If you did not receive an invite and want to be considered for participation, please send an email to: Kat@t3lacrosse.com. Please attach a lacrosse resume and club and high school coach contact for references. Include email and phone contact information.