National Prep Championship 2018

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Save The Date: May 16, 17 & 19, 2019!

Congrats to the Hill Academy - 2018 National Prep Champions!

Congrats to the Hill Academy (Vaughan, ON) on their 2018 National Prep Championship! They defeated a previously undefeated and #1 ranked Culver Military Academy (Culver, IN) 10-9 in the Championship at Ursinus College Sunday May 20, 2018 at 12:30PM.

The Victory Event Series is pleased to welcome you to 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 Schools | Bryn Athyn, PA
  • Culver Academies | 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

Live Stream

lax sports network

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.

Championship – May 20, 2018 at 12:30PM EST:


Tickets are available for purchase via TicketLeap.

  • Quarterfinals | May 16
  • Semifinals | May 18
  • Finals | May 20
Ticket Pricing
Adults (18+)Students (13-18)Kids (12 & Under)

Schedule of Events

2018 Schedule of Events
Wednesday May 16, 2018QuarterfinalsThe Hill SchoolHP Turf: 2:45PM, 4:30PM & 7:00PM, 7:00PM
Friday, May 18, 2018SemifinalsUrsinus CollegePatterson Field (Stadium): 5:00PM & 7:00PM
Sunday, May 20, 2018FinalUrsinus CollegePatterson Field (Stadium): 12:30PM

2018 Bracketology


Quarterfinals – May 16, 2018 at The Hill School

Q1 – 2:45PM #3 IMG Academy defeats #6 Lawrenceville 12-11
Q2 – 4:30PM #1 Culver Academy defeats #8 Hill School 27-1
Q3 – 7:00PM #2 Hill Academy defeats #7 Kiski School 23-11
Q4 – 7:00PM #4 Academy of the New Church defeats #5 Hun School 9-8

Semifinals – May 18, 2018 at Ursinus College

S1 – 5:00PM #1 Culver Academy defeats #4 Academy of the New Church 15-5
S2 – 7:00PM #2 Hill Academy defeats #3 IMG Academy 14-9

Championship – May 20, 2018 at Ursinus College

Final – 12:30PM #2 Hill Academy defeats #1 Culver Academy 10-9

Participating Institutions

Academy of the New Church

Location: 2815 Benade Circle, PO Box 707, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009
Head Coach: Rob Forster
Website: School | Lacrosse

The character of the ANC Boys Lacrosse Team was marked by brotherhood and resiliency. Beginning with off-season workouts and continuing throughout the season, athletes grew into teammates, honed technical skills, and learned to put the team before self. The seniors and captains held their teammates responsible for bringing an intense, disciplined approach everyday to improve as lacrosse players and young men while parents and the ANC Boys Lacrosse faithful never failed to show their support.

Culver Academies

Location: 1300 Academy Road, Culver, IN 46511
Head Coach: Jon Posner
Website: School | Lacrosse

Established in 1982, Culver’s boys lacrosse program has set a standard for excellence that few high school programs can match. A perennial national power, the Culver prep lacrosse team was named the No. 1 team in the country in 2017 by USA Today. The Eagles’ capped off its season with its second Inter-Ac Invitational championship and the inaugural Midwest Lacrosse Classic title. Click here to continue reading.

Hill Academy

Location: 2600 Rutherford Rd., Vaughan, ON, Canada L4K 5R1
Head Coach: Brodie Merrill
Website: School | Lacrosse

The Hill Academy lacrosse program are committed and dedicated to achieving both academically and athletically. The ultimate goal of The Hill Pride lacrosse program is to have athletes attend university and play lacrosse while attending university. Currently The Hill Academy has alumni attending and playing lacrosse at Canadian universities as well as American NCAA schools at the Division I, II, and III levels. From the success of Hill graduates at the next level, The Hill Academy is quickly becoming known as the premiere development program for lacrosse athletes in the world.

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The Hill School

Location: 860 Beech St., Pottstown, PA 19464
Co-Head Coaches: Ned Ide & Chris Chirieleison
Website: School | Lacrosse

The Hill School Boys Lacrosse program seeks to provide student-athletes with support in every facet of the sport of lacrosse. Developing young talent at the junior varsity level through helping assist impact varsity players with the college recruiting process are all part of the Hill Lacrosse experience. Virtually all of our varsity lacrosse players find themselves on another varsity team during the fall and winter, proving the multi-sport athlete is alive and well at The Hill School.

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The Hun School School

Location: 176 Edgerstoune Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
Head Coach: M.V. Whitlow
Website: School | Lacrosse

Let by Head Coach M.V. Whitlow and Assistant Coach Jeffrey Snow, the Hun School is coming off a few years of recent success. The Hun School won their MAPL League Championship in both 2015 and 2016 and additionally won the 2015 NJISAA Prep “A” State Championship.

IMG Academy

Location: 5650 Bollettieri Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34210
Head Coach: Matt Kerwick
Website: School | Lacrosse

IMG Academy’s boys lacrosse rivals the nation’s best with its training methodology, the rigor of a nationally-acclaimed schedule, its college placement and planning process, and the accolades within and arising from the program. Our student-athletes graduate with the technical skills, game-level IQ, and the strategic awareness that is so essential to succeeding at the next level. With academics to match the highest level of competition, we ensure ample time both in the classroom and on the field. By training like a collegiate program, IMG Academy’s graduates enter their next arena with qualifications and a foundation built unlike anywhere else.

IMG Lacrosse Academy has earned a top-10 national ranking each of the last three years. They have 15 current D-1 commits and 14 All-Americans since 2012 and 38 D-1 Commits since 2013.

The Kiski School

Location: 1888 Brett Ln., Satlsburg, PA 15681
Head Coach: Chris Spahn
Website: School | Lacrosse

The 2018 Varsity Lacrosse team looks to continue the success the program has enjoyed over the past several seasons. The Cougars are 30-14 over the last two years and have been highly ranked in the final Pennsylvania poll. The team finished the 2013 season with a 21-4 record and ended the season ranked sixth in Pennsylvania, while the 2014 team finished with a 20-5 record and ranked fourth in the state. Kiski will once again play a schedule that provides maximum exposure for our student-athletes. The Cougars will participate in the prestigious King of Spring Tournament in Durham, NC and have been invited to participate in the inaugural National Prep Championship in Princeton, NJ.

Lawrenceville School

Location: 2500 Main Street, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Head Coach: J. Allen Fitzpatrick
Website: School | Lacrosse

The athletic experience is integral to a Lawrenceville education. Through interscholastic and intramural competition, lifetime sports and activities, and a comprehensive fitness program, the school seeks to build character, to instill team values, and to advocate a life-long commitment to positive physical and emotional habits. On the playing field, as in the classroom, Lawrenceville promotes citizenship and leadership, teaches sportsmanship and fair play, and aims to inspire a passionate pursuit of excellence.



The Hill School
860 Beech Street
Pottstown, PA 19464

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.

The Hill School

801 Beech St, Pottstown, PA 19464, USA

SEMIFINALS & FINALS | MAY 18 & 20, 2018

Ursinus College
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 ArtsColleges by U.S. News & World Report. Directions can be found using Ursinus College’s interactive map via their Athletics website.

Ursinus College

601 E Main Street, Collegeville, PA 19426

Outdoor athletic and recreational facilities on campus include two state of the art turf fields: Patterson Field for football, soccer, lacrosse, and track & field; and Eleanor Frost Snell Alumnae Field for field hockey.


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