Victory Events Series, a division of the Pattison Sports Group, has announced it will host the inaugural National Prep Championship, the first and only true high school national invitational championship featuring the top private school lacrosse programs from across North America.
The 2018 field will feature eight schools including:
- Academy of the New Church School, Bryn Athyn, PA
- Culver Military Academy, Culver, IN
- Hill Academy, | Vaughan, ON, Canada
- Hill School, Pottstown, PA
- The Hun School, Princeton, NJ
- IMG Academy, Bradenton, FL
- The Kiski School, Saltsburg, PA
- Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville, NJ
The event will feature quarterfinals Wednesday, May 16 at The Hill School in Pottstown, PA on two fields at 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.; semifinals on Friday, May 18 at Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. and a championship at Ursinus on Sunday, May 20 at 12:30 p.m.
Culver is the No. 1 team in the Inside Lacrosse Preseason Power Rankings while Hill Academy is No. 6 and IMG Academy is No. 14. “This is an elite collection of institutions and their play speaks for itself. We are already getting inquires for the 2019 National Prep so we know this will garner a lot of attention from fans, college coaches and teams across the country”, said Jeff Long, President of Pattison Sports Group.
Tickets are on sale NOW at http://victoryeventseries.com/national-prep/; $10 for adults, $7 for students and $5 for children 12 and under.
The National Prep Championship is pleased to partner with the LAX SPORTS NETWORK, which will air the semifinals and finals live online from Ursinus.
The Lax Sports Network is the premiere multi-platform, digital OTT sports network devoted to the sport of lacrosse, available on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Roku, Chromecast, Xbox and desktop. Live and On Demand lacrosse games, programming, news, highlights and analysis.
Quarterfinals, May 16
The Hill School
860 Beech Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
Semifinals & Finals, May 18 & 20
Patterson Field (Stadium)
601 East Main Street
Collegeville, PA 19426
Located 25 miles from Philadelphia, Ursinus is consistently ranked in the top tier of National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Directions can be found using Ursinus College’s interactive map via their Athletics website.
Founded in 1851 as The Family Boarding School, The Hill School is a coeducational independent, college preparatory, boarding and day school for grades 9-12, and post-graduates located in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.
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