Welcome to the National Prep Championship, the first and only true high school national invitational championship featuring the top private school lacrosse programs from across North America. 2019 witnessed Culver Military Academy winning in dramatic fashion. The 2020 field includes:
- Academy of the New Church Schools | Bryn Athyn, PA
- Culver Academies | Culver, IN
- Hill School | Pottstown, PA
- Hun School | Princeton, NJ
- IMG Academy | Bradenton, FL
- Kiski School | Saltsburg, PA
- Lawrenceville School | Lawrenceville, NJ
- Shipley School | Bryn Mawr, PA
Schedule of Events
|Wednesday, May 13, 2020||Quarterfinals||The Hill School||Games at 5:30PM and 7:30PM|
|Friday, May 15, 2020||Semifinals||Widener University||Games at 5:00PM and 7:00PM|
|Sunday, May 17, 2020||Final||Widener University||Final at 12:30PM|
|Adults (18+)||Students (13-18)||Kids (12 & Under)|
The National Prep Championship is pleased to partner with the LAX SPORTS NETWORK, which aired the semifinals and finals online.
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.
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Recruiting - College Coaches Attended in 2019
|Franklin & Marshall|
|US Merchant Marine Academy|
If you’re a college coach interested in recruiting, click here to complete the pre-registration. Coaches who register to recruit using the above link will receive:
- Both Digital & Hard Copy Coaches Packets
- VIP Parking
- Access to post-event game film
Academy of the New Church
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.
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.
Location: 176 Edgerstoune Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
Hun is proud of its world-renowned athletics program — but, success is broadly defined. Competition and winning are important aspects of any program, but do not control the scope of our athletic philosophy. The measurement of success will not be judged by the tangible evidence of victory or defeat, but in the intangible personal development and shared memories that make the effort and experience worthwhile.
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The Hill School
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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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 Cougars are 45-24 over the past three seasons 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.
Head Coach Chris Spahn, Elmira ’92, is in his fifteenth year at Kiski, and has compiled a record of 198 wins and 111 losses. Coach Spahn has over thirty years of experience playing and coaching lacrosse. He was a four year starter and senior captain of his Elmira College Lacrosse team.
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 Shipley School
The 2019 Shipley School squad looks to continue the success the program has enjoyed over the past several seasons. The team has advanced to the Friends School League championship game in 10 of the last 11 seasons, and has won 6 of the last 13 league championships.
QUARTERFINALS | MAY 13, 2020
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.
SEMIFINALS & FINALS | MAY 15 & 17, 2020
Leslie C. Quick Jr. Stadium
One University Place
Chester, PA 19013
Widener University is a private university located 20 miles from Philadelphia. Founded as The Bullock School for Boys in 1821, its current student body consists of 3,300 undergraduates and 3,300 graduate students. Widener consistently ranks in the top 25% of National Liberal Arts Colleges by the Wall Street Journal. The Widener Pride men’s lacrosse team competes in the Middle Atlantic Conference.
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