Friday, September 21, 2018

4th Annual Men’s Lacrosse Networking Reception during Back to Bates Weekend 2018.

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We invite you to join fellow Men’s Lacrosse alumni, coaches, and friends for the 4th Annual Men’s Lacrosse Networking Reception during Back to Bates Weekend 2018
Register





Saturday, Oct. 6
5 p.m.

Following the football tailgate
DaVinci’s Italian Eatery
150 Mill Street
Lewiston, Maine

Hors d’oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be available.

If you have any questions or would like to register by phone, please contact Stephanie Dumont at 207-786-8370.

Go Bobcats!

Peter Lasagna
Head Coach, Bates Men’s Lacrosse

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Celebrating the Life of Webster Harrison, Bates, '63





Join the Harrison Family, members of the Class of 1963, Football alumni, and Men’s Lacrosse alumni as we celebrate the life of Webster L. Harrison ’63.

Saturday, Oct. 27
10 a.m.

The Peter J. Gomes Chapel
College Street
Lewiston, Maine

Immediately following the celebration, there will be a reception in Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall.

Web will be honored with a moment of silence at the beginning of the Football vs. Colby game at 1 p.m.

Please let us know that you will be attending the reception by clicking here. Contact Stephanie Dumont at (207) 786-8370 with any questions or to RSVP by phone.



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Join the Harrison Family, members of the Class of 1963, Football alumni, and Men’s Lacrosse alumni as we celebrate the life of Webster L. Harrison ’63.

Saturday, Oct. 27
10 a.m.

The Peter J. Gomes Chapel
College Street
Lewiston, Maine

Immediately following the celebration, there will be a reception in Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall.

Web will be honored with a moment of silence at the beginning of the Football vs. Colby game at 1 p.m.

Please let us know that you will be attending the reception by clicking here. Contact Stephanie Dumont at (207) 786-8370 with any questions or to RSVP by phone.



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WissLax Golf Outing 2018


Thank you to all our Volunteers, Sponsors and Golfers to making this year’s Golf Outing a tremendous success.  Take a look here for a picture recap of the event:  https://www.snapfish.com/photo-gift/share?via=link&token=De34tmhZsr-GqdbDeb99UQ/AUS/27948100699070/SNAPFISH

Winning Team (-14): Matt Conway, Jimmy Sinnott, Eric Farris, Joe Mirabile
2nd Place Team (-11): Dan Layfield, Matt Repko, Luke Wiles, Bill Myers
Longest Drive: Luke Wiles
Closest to the Pin: Bill Mayo

A special Thanks to Mark Michaels for once again single handedly organizing the golf outing, putting together the raffle baskets, and taking full responsibility for the outing's success.
Thanks to our Volunteers:  Joyce Fritz, Mandy Myers, Carole Pearson, Tiffany Lehman, Peter Carey, Kim Ott & Nicole Intrieri.  Without them we would have be lost and thirsty….

Thanks to our Sponsors:
Course Sponsor: Wells Fargo Advisors
Beer Cart Sponsor: Rotary Club of Ambler
Lunch Sponsor: Be Your Best Lacrosse
Signage Sponsor: Fast Signs of Willow Grove
Putting Contest Sponsor: Mallot Family
Dinner Sponsor: Wharton Hill Advisors
Raffle Prize Sponsor:  Wisslax Boys

Hole Sponsors:
Liberty Jobs, Harry’s Taproom, Tompkins Vist Bank Insurance, Fast Twitch Training, LaxZone, MaGerks, Glanzman Subaru, Nasuti & Miller Law, Tabakin Wolfe LLP, Bandits Lacrosse, The Greene Turtle - North Wales, Premier Payments, Connoley Landscaping, Steve Schivick, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Hatboro Dental, Glass Family, Hanlon Creative, Urban Funeral Homes, Utis + Tokasz Orthodontics, Del Rossi Family, Seravalli Inc, The Run Around, Panache Wood Fire Grill, Kyle Jamaitis, Shaeff Myers Funeral Home, McCarthy & Company PC, Maro’s Floor Covering, Bayspan Wealth Group
Keep on the lookout for a Hold the Date for the 2019 Golf Outing, we are evaluating a change of venue and if anyone would like to help Mark in planning next years event please reach out to him mark.r.michaels42@gmail.com

Friday, July 13, 2018

Fusion Lacrosse Tryouts


2018/2019 FULL SEASON TRYOUTS
OPEN TRYOUTS ANNOUNCED!
OPEN TRYOUT DETAILS


LOCATION: West Chester Henderson
NOTES: Open Tryout! All roster spots will be earned at tryouts. Attendance at both dates is not mandatory but IS highly recommended.

2022
  • Aug 2, 6-7:30pm, Aug 4, 9-1030am
2023
  • Aug 1, 6-7:30pm, Aug 4, 11-12:30pm
2024
  • Aug 1, 6-7:30pm, Aug 4, 11-12:30pm
2025
  • July 31, 6-7:30, Aug 4 1-2:30pm
2026
  • July 31, 6-7:30, Aug 4 1-2:30pm
2027/2028
  • July 31, 6-7:30, Aug 4 1-2:30pm

2021, 2020: These teams are already formed. Inquire about potential openings by emailing (sholmes@playfusionlax.com)


PROGRAM SCHEDULE SNAPSHOT


TYPICAL YEAR (YOUTH) (*** Will vary slightly depending on age. Youngest age groups will be less robust.. 2027 and 2028 will have options to segment the year)

Fall: 5-6 Sunday Practices and Two local Tournaments (Last Years Tournaments were West Chester Invitational and Brandywine Classic)
Winter: 8 Sunday winter box practices and two box tournaments
Spring: 5 Summer training sessions and one Spring Tournament
Summer: 8-10 practices and 3 tournaments through June and early July. (This years tournaments were (Baltimore Kickoff, Lehigh Laxfext, Trilogy Rider, Tri-State Nationals)

TYPICAL YEAR (HIGH SCHOOL) (*** All tournaments are specifically selected as elite recruiting events)
Fall: 5-6 Sunday Practices and Two Recruiting Tournaments (Last Years Tournaments were 3D FLG and Adrenaline Fall Invitational)
Winter: 8 Sunday winter box practices and two box tournaments
Summer: 10 practices and 4 tournaments (Last Years Tournaments were Baltimore Summer Kickoff, Summer Champions League, CrabFeast, Adrenaline Summer Invitational, Apex Summer Invitational)
Tryouts will combine the most committed players with the states most dynamic coaches


Fusion Lacrosse historically boasts balanced rosters of players from multiple PA counties and also includes players from DE and NJ. Players that want to improve, will have every possible resource provided to them from world class instruction, top competition and tournaments, and the countries best winter box training program.
All About Instruction...
We treasure the value of great coaches and mentors as we believe this should be THE main benefit of any great travel lacrosse club. Successful players at the highest levels play the game the right way (consistent, hard, and smart), while having a well rounded skillset, and also being a person and player your teammates can rely on. Our coaches have been there, and our mission is to get YOU there.

Who's Coaching You??

Our Elite Coaching lineup:

2022
  • Matthew McCormick (Drexel University Grad and 75th Anniversary team member, current Malvern Prep Defensive Coordinator). Todd MacFarlane (Westtown Head Coach, Former NLL Pro, Former UPenn and University of MD Assistant)
2023
  • Steven Holmes (Former longtime MLL and NLL pro, current Unionville Head Coach). Ian Allender (Former PSU Goaltender, current Unionville assistant)
2024
  • Alex Haynie (Former Princeton University star attackman). Matthew McCormick (Drexel University Grad, Malvern Prep Defensive Coordinator)
2025
  • Eric Hoffman (Former MLL and NLL Pro, current Strength and conditioning director @ Ursinus), Todd MacFarlane (Westtown HC, Former Pro, Former UPenn and University of MD Coach)
2026
  • Kevin Crowley (All-World midfielder, Multiple MLL and NLL All-Star, Shipley School Coach), Kevin Philibin (West Chester Rustin Head Coach)
2027/2028
  • Dan Layfield (Drexel University Standout and current Wissahickon HS head coach). Chad Rafferty (Former Malvern Prep Star, Loyola defenseman, and current Unionville defensive coordinator)























ELITE RECRUITING RESOURCES COUPLED WITH THE HIGHLY COVETED BOX LACROSSE SKILLSET

Each High School Team at Fusion has a recruiting lead coach. There are three full time recruiting coordinators on staff in Coach Todd MacFarlane, Coach Kevin Philibin and Coach Holmes. This not to mention the HOST of other fusion coaches who are intimately invested in the success of our players and have widespread connections to coaches from D1, D2 and D3.

BOX Lacrosse, along with our superior staff, is the main defining characteristic of the Fusion Lacrosse program. Our box Experts (over 50 years of professional NLL experience combined) puts a focus on using the box game AS A MAJOR DEVELOPMENTAL ADVANTAGE FOR OUTDOOR SUCCESS. It makes you tougher, more skilled, more dynmic, more athletic, and more confident. Beyond that the box game is a blast to play!
Committed Fusion Families, Coaches, Players...
The Fusion program has always been a tight knit group that is bonded by a common culture of values. We are open an honest with eachother, we support each other, we trust the process and LOVE the process of getting better. We are building complete lacrosse players in mind and body and we are accomplishing this each day with the guidance of our committed expert coaches and mentors. When parents and players buy in, there is no better lacrosse experience!


WANT TO TRYOUT FOR THE MOST COMPLETE TRAVEL LACROSSE PROGRAM IN THE STATE??

THEN PLEASE:
Questions? 215-219-2654
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