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NEW CANAAN, CT – The Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMCLA) has announced the Game of the Week matchup between the University of Virginia and University of Vermont Men’s Lacrosse teams, which will take place on Saturday, April 21st at New Canaan High School with a game time of 1 P.M. Immediately following the college game, New Canaan High School will take on St. Anthony’s High School Boys Lacrosse.
“The Coaches of the IMLCA are excited to pilot this game in Connecticut – a hotbed for lacrosse, that as a Fairfield County native is close to my heart,” said J.B. Clarke, Head Coach Limestone College & President IMLCA. “Coaches Lars Tiffany, Chris Feifs and their staffs are shining examples of the IMLCA membership – the highest level of lacrosse coaching!”
Head coaches from the respective colleges are enthusiastic about the game to be held in a neutral site at the heart of the lacrosse community in Connecticut. Chris Feifs, Head Coach of UVM, spoke on the subject of the game, “We are very excited for the opportunity to play Virginia and represent Vermont with the IMLCA Game Of The Week. I am also thankful of Coach Tiffany’s willingness to compete at a neutral site at New Canaan High School’s beautiful facility. Our men are aware of the talent that UVA has year in and year out and will be ready for the challenge.” His thoughts were echoed by the Head Coach of UVA, Lars Tiffany, who proclaimed, “Our program is fortunate for the opportunity to compete in this talent-rich and uber-enthusiastic lacrosse community of Connecticut. The stage has been set for an exciting contest against Vermont thanks to the IMLCA.”
Prior to the game, from 9 A.M. to 1 P.M., a Fan Fest will entertain spectators at the New Canaan campus. Visitors to the fest will enjoy a bounce house, DJ, face painting, lots of food and can compete in a competition for fastest and most accurate shots presented by Lax.com. Apparel brand Vineyard Vines will also be on hand to provide some really cool giveaways.
About IMLCA: The IMLCA was formed in 2004 to serve the intercollegiate men’s lacrosse coaches community. To develop among intercollegiate coaches a deep sense of responsibility in teaching, promotion, and maintaining the growth of lacrosse in accordance with the highest ideals of fair play. To stimulate the development of quality leadership for lacrosse programs by recognizing professional contributions to the sport and keeping members informed of current coaching techniques and trends. To identify and pursue issues relevant to lacrosse coaches and to the sport of lacrosse; and to provide a forum for the discussion of matters of interest to members of the Association. To promote cooperative efforts with other professional organizations interested in the development of lacrosse and athletics in general.
Tickets for the game will range from $25 to $55 and will be available for purchase 03/01/2018. For more information about the event and tickets, please visit imlcagameoftheweek.com For sponsorship information contact Leslie Singer LeslieaSinger@gmail.com General IMLCA questions contact Mara Gallagher at Mara@IMLCACoaches.com