Saturday, December 21, 2013

Philadelphia Wings partner with NXTsports!

Well done, NXTsports and NXT Lacrosse!  A huge shout out of congrats to my former colleague Andy Hayes, and my former students and players Marty Kupprion and Dylan Brown who are a part of NXT Sports!

WINGS PARTNER WITH NXT

12/20/2013, 7:45pm EST
By Wings Staff

To Support The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

NXTsports & Philadelphia Wings Announce Marketing Partnership Beginning with NXT Night at Wings Home Opener on January 12

NXT & Wings Join Forces to Support The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Minds Matter Initiative


NXTsports and the Philadelphia Wings are proud to announce a marketing partnership under which NXT will work to organize grassroots ticket drives for the Wings. 

The partnership will have a special launch at the Wings home opener on Sunday, January 12 against the Buffalo Bandits.  NXT will organize a special sales drive for that game with a portion of all ticket proceeds going to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) Minds Matter initiative, dedicated to youth concussion treatment, outreach and awareness.  Additionally, on Sunday, January 12 the Wings will wear specially-designed NXT and CHOP jerseys that will be auctioned off after the game with net proceeds going to Minds Matter. 

Five dollars for each ticket sold for the January 12 game using the designated promo code MINDSMATTER will benefit The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. To purchase fundraising tickets or more information call 215-389-WING (9464) or visitWingsLAX.com/mindsmatter.

Nikki Varoutsos, Director of Marketing for the Philadelphia Wings, said, “The Wings are pleased to announce this partnership with NXTsports to continue to grow the sport of lacrosse in Greater Philadelphia. It is rewarding to help raise awareness and contribute to a worthy cause the magnitude of CHOP’s Minds Matter program.”

Added Andy Hayes, President of NXTsports, “The Wings have been a Philadelphia institution for over 25 years, and NXT is excited for the opportunity to help rally the youth lacrosse community around our hometown team.  We are also proud to continue our efforts to raise money for CHOP’s Minds Matter initiative.”

Dr. Christina L. Master, Attending Physician, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine Specialist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia said “We are grateful to NXTsports and the Philadelphia Wings for bringing attention to the importance of concussion awareness and treatment in the adolescent population. Their philanthropic support of the Minds Matter program will continue to support important research on refining the best practices for concussion care and rehabilitation in childhood.”

Philadelphia Wings partner with NXTsports!

Well done, NXTsports and NXT Lacrosse!  A huge shout out of congrats to my former colleague Andy Hayes, and my former students and players Marty Kupprion and Dylan Brown who are a part of NXT Sports!

WINGS PARTNER WITH NXT

12/20/2013, 7:45pm EST
By Wings Staff

To Support The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

NXTsports & Philadelphia Wings Announce Marketing Partnership Beginning with NXT Night at Wings Home Opener on January 12

NXT & Wings Join Forces to Support The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Minds Matter Initiative


NXTsports and the Philadelphia Wings are proud to announce a marketing partnership under which NXT will work to organize grassroots ticket drives for the Wings. 

The partnership will have a special launch at the Wings home opener on Sunday, January 12 against the Buffalo Bandits.  NXT will organize a special sales drive for that game with a portion of all ticket proceeds going to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) Minds Matter initiative, dedicated to youth concussion treatment, outreach and awareness.  Additionally, on Sunday, January 12 the Wings will wear specially-designed NXT and CHOP jerseys that will be auctioned off after the game with net proceeds going to Minds Matter. 

Five dollars for each ticket sold for the January 12 game using the designated promo code MINDSMATTER will benefit The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. To purchase fundraising tickets or more information call 215-389-WING (9464) or visitWingsLAX.com/mindsmatter.

Nikki Varoutsos, Director of Marketing for the Philadelphia Wings, said, “The Wings are pleased to announce this partnership with NXTsports to continue to grow the sport of lacrosse in Greater Philadelphia. It is rewarding to help raise awareness and contribute to a worthy cause the magnitude of CHOP’s Minds Matter program.”

Added Andy Hayes, President of NXTsports, “The Wings have been a Philadelphia institution for over 25 years, and NXT is excited for the opportunity to help rally the youth lacrosse community around our hometown team.  We are also proud to continue our efforts to raise money for CHOP’s Minds Matter initiative.”

Dr. Christina L. Master, Attending Physician, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine Specialist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia said “We are grateful to NXTsports and the Philadelphia Wings for bringing attention to the importance of concussion awareness and treatment in the adolescent population. Their philanthropic support of the Minds Matter program will continue to support important research on refining the best practices for concussion care and rehabilitation in childhood.”

Philadelphia Wings partner with NXTsports!

Well done, NXTsports and NXT Lacrosse!  A huge shout out of congrats to my former colleague Andy Hayes, and my former students and players Marty Kupprion and Dylan Brown who are a part of NXT Sports!

WINGS PARTNER WITH NXT

12/20/2013, 7:45pm EST
By Wings Staff

To Support The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

NXTsports & Philadelphia Wings Announce Marketing Partnership Beginning with NXT Night at Wings Home Opener on January 12

NXT & Wings Join Forces to Support The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Minds Matter Initiative


NXTsports and the Philadelphia Wings are proud to announce a marketing partnership under which NXT will work to organize grassroots ticket drives for the Wings. 

The partnership will have a special launch at the Wings home opener on Sunday, January 12 against the Buffalo Bandits.  NXT will organize a special sales drive for that game with a portion of all ticket proceeds going to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) Minds Matter initiative, dedicated to youth concussion treatment, outreach and awareness.  Additionally, on Sunday, January 12 the Wings will wear specially-designed NXT and CHOP jerseys that will be auctioned off after the game with net proceeds going to Minds Matter. 

Five dollars for each ticket sold for the January 12 game using the designated promo code MINDSMATTER will benefit The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. To purchase fundraising tickets or more information call 215-389-WING (9464) or visitWingsLAX.com/mindsmatter.

Nikki Varoutsos, Director of Marketing for the Philadelphia Wings, said, “The Wings are pleased to announce this partnership with NXTsports to continue to grow the sport of lacrosse in Greater Philadelphia. It is rewarding to help raise awareness and contribute to a worthy cause the magnitude of CHOP’s Minds Matter program.”

Added Andy Hayes, President of NXTsports, “The Wings have been a Philadelphia institution for over 25 years, and NXT is excited for the opportunity to help rally the youth lacrosse community around our hometown team.  We are also proud to continue our efforts to raise money for CHOP’s Minds Matter initiative.”

Dr. Christina L. Master, Attending Physician, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine Specialist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia said “We are grateful to NXTsports and the Philadelphia Wings for bringing attention to the importance of concussion awareness and treatment in the adolescent population. Their philanthropic support of the Minds Matter program will continue to support important research on refining the best practices for concussion care and rehabilitation in childhood.”

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Virginia releases 2014 men's lacrosse schedule



Virginia releases 2014 men's lacrosse schedule

Posted: Thursday, December 19, 2013 4:09 pm
Daily Progress
The Cavaliers' schedule features seven home games. Among UVa’s opponents in 2014 are seven teams that played in last season’s NCAA tournament.
“I do not think it is an exaggeration to suggest that the challenge in 2014 is epic in the history of our sport,” said Virginia coach Dom Starsia. “The 2014 ACC men's lacrosse conference may be the strongest assembled in NCAA history in any sport. Five of the six teams in this conference have won NCAA championships and this schedule features every NCAA champion since 2001.”
The 85th season of Virginia men’s lacrosse will feature the earliest start in the program’s history when Loyola comes to Klöckner Stadium on Feb. 6. It marks the first meeting between the teams since 1991. Other Virginia non-conference home games are Feb. 22 vs. Rutgers, March 22 vs. Johns Hopkins, March 25 vs. VMI and April 19 vs. Bellarmine.
Richmond will host Virginia on Feb. 8 in a game that marks the first varsity contest for the Spiders’ first-year program. Other Virginia non-conference road games are Feb. 15 at Drexel, Feb. 25 at Mount St. Mary’s and March 8 at Cornell.
2014 VIRGINIA LACROSSE SCHEDULE
Feb. 6, vs. Loyola.  7 p.m.
Feb. 8, at Richmond, 1 p.m.
Feb. 15, at Drexel, 1 p.m.
Feb. 22, vs. Rutgers,  5 p.m.
Feb. 25, at Mount St. Mary’s, 4 p.m.
Feb. 28, vs. Syracuse, 5 p.m.
March 8, at Cornell, Noon
March 16, at Notre Dame,  5 p.m.
March 22, vs. Johns Hopkins,  4:30 p.m.
March 25, vs. VMI, 7 p.m.
March 30, at Maryland, 2:30 p.m.
April 5, at North Carolina,  2 p.m.
April 11, vs. Duke, 6 p.m.
April 19, vs. Bellarmine, 2 p.m.

Virginia Releases 2014 Men's Lacrosse Schedule

Virginia Releases 2014 Men's Lacrosse Schedule

VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
Rob EmeryVIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
Dec. 19, 2013


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia men’s lacrosse head coach Dom Starsia announced his team’s schedule for the 2014 season today. The schedule features seven home games. Among UVa’s opponents in 2014 are seven teams that played in last season’s NCAA tournament.

“I do not think it is an exaggeration to suggest that the challenge in 2014 is epic in the history of our sport,” said Starsia. “The 2014 ACC men's lacrosse conference may be the strongest assembled in NCAA history in any sport.  Five of the six teams in this conference have won NCAA championships and this schedule features every NCAA champion since 2001.”

The 85th season of Virginia men’s lacrosse will feature the earliest start in the program’s history when Loyola comes to Klöckner Stadium on Feb. 6. It marks the first meeting between the teams since 1991.
Other Virginia non-conference home games are Feb. 22 vs. Rutgers, March 22 vs. Johns Hopkins, March 25 vs. VMI and April 19 vs. Bellarmine.

Richmond will host Virginia on Feb. 8 in a game that marks the first varsity contest for the Spiders’ first-year program.
Other Virginia non-conference road games are Feb. 15 at Drexel, Feb. 25 at Mount St. Mary’s and March 8 at Cornell.
Virginia opens ACC play when Syracuse comes to Charlottesville on Feb. 28. The Orange and Cavaliers have met every season since 1994, but now the classic rivalry will count toward the league standings as Syracuse is in its first year as a member of the ACC. UVa also hosts Duke in ACC play on April 11.

The Cavaliers have three ACC road games, highlighted by UVa’s first-ever trip to South Bend to face new league foe
Notre Dame on March 16. UVa plays at Maryland on March 30 and North Carolina on April 5.

 

 

Virginia travels to Chester, Pa., for the 2014 ACC Championship on April 25 and 27. The championship will be played at PPL Park.

The NCAA Championship begins May 10-11 at home sites, followed by the quarterfinals at either Delaware (South) on May 17 or Hofstra (North) on May 18.

The NCAA men’s lacrosse championship weekend returns to Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium, the site of the event in 2010 and UVa’s most recent title run in 2011.  The sixth championship weekend to be held at M&T Bank Stadium begins with the semifinals on May 24, followed by the final on May 26.

The men's lacrosse team returns seven starters from last year's campaign including two-time USILA All-American and a member of the 2013 ACC All-Academic team senior midfielder Rob Emery and two-time USILA All-American senior defenseman Scott McWilliams.

A reserved season ticket is $50. New this season, Section 3, located at midfield in the Klöckner Stadium grandstand, is available as a reserved season ticket. All blue chairback seats were sold out in 2013 as season tickets and are available for renewal only, however fans may request to be placed on the waiting list. A general admission season ticket is $40 for adults and $30 for youth, seniors and UVa faculty and staff.

Single-game tickets will go on sale Jan. 17.

All dates, locations and times are subject to change and a list of televised contests will be announced at a later date.

Virginia releases 2014 men's lacrosse schedule

Virginia Releases 2014 Men's Lacrosse Schedule

VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
Rob EmeryVIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
Dec. 19, 2013


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia men’s lacrosse head coach Dom Starsia announced his team’s schedule for the 2014 season today. The schedule features seven home games. Among UVa’s opponents in 2014 are seven teams that played in last season’s NCAA tournament.

“I do not think it is an exaggeration to suggest that the challenge in 2014 is epic in the history of our sport,” said Starsia. “The 2014 ACC men's lacrosse conference may be the strongest assembled in NCAA history in any sport.  Five of the six teams in this conference have won NCAA championships and this schedule features every NCAA champion since 2001.”

The 85th season of Virginia men’s lacrosse will feature the earliest start in the program’s history when Loyola comes to Klöckner Stadium on Feb. 6. It marks the first meeting between the teams since 1991.
Other Virginia non-conference home games are Feb. 22 vs. Rutgers, March 22 vs. Johns Hopkins, March 25 vs. VMI and April 19 vs. Bellarmine.

Richmond will host Virginia on Feb. 8 in a game that marks the first varsity contest for the Spiders’ first-year program.
Other Virginia non-conference road games are Feb. 15 at Drexel, Feb. 25 at Mount St. Mary’s and March 8 at Cornell.
Virginia opens ACC play when Syracuse comes to Charlottesville on Feb. 28. The Orange and Cavaliers have met every season since 1994, but now the classic rivalry will count toward the league standings as Syracuse is in its first year as a member of the ACC. UVa also hosts Duke in ACC play on April 11.

The Cavaliers have three ACC road games, highlighted by UVa’s first-ever trip to South Bend to face new league foe
Notre Dame on March 16. UVa plays at Maryland on March 30 and North Carolina on April 5.

 

 

Virginia travels to Chester, Pa., for the 2014 ACC Championship on April 25 and 27. The championship will be played at PPL Park.

The NCAA Championship begins May 10-11 at home sites, followed by the quarterfinals at either Delaware (South) on May 17 or Hofstra (North) on May 18.

The NCAA men’s lacrosse championship weekend returns to Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium, the site of the event in 2010 and UVa’s most recent title run in 2011.  The sixth championship weekend to be held at M&T Bank Stadium begins with the semifinals on May 24, followed by the final on May 26.

The men's lacrosse team returns seven starters from last year's campaign including two-time USILA All-American and a member of the 2013 ACC All-Academic team senior midfielder Rob Emery and two-time USILA All-American senior defenseman Scott McWilliams.

A reserved season ticket is $50. New this season, Section 3, located at midfield in the Klöckner Stadium grandstand, is available as a reserved season ticket. All blue chairback seats were sold out in 2013 as season tickets and are available for renewal only, however fans may request to be placed on the waiting list. A general admission season ticket is $40 for adults and $30 for youth, seniors and UVa faculty and staff.

Single-game tickets will go on sale Jan. 17.

All dates, locations and times are subject to change and a list of televised contests will be announced at a later date.

Virginia releases 2014 men's lacrosse schedule

Virginia Releases 2014 Men's Lacrosse Schedule

VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
Rob EmeryVIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
Dec. 19, 2013


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia men’s lacrosse head coach Dom Starsia announced his team’s schedule for the 2014 season today. The schedule features seven home games. Among UVa’s opponents in 2014 are seven teams that played in last season’s NCAA tournament.

“I do not think it is an exaggeration to suggest that the challenge in 2014 is epic in the history of our sport,” said Starsia. “The 2014 ACC men's lacrosse conference may be the strongest assembled in NCAA history in any sport.  Five of the six teams in this conference have won NCAA championships and this schedule features every NCAA champion since 2001.”

The 85th season of Virginia men’s lacrosse will feature the earliest start in the program’s history when Loyola comes to Klöckner Stadium on Feb. 6. It marks the first meeting between the teams since 1991.
Other Virginia non-conference home games are Feb. 22 vs. Rutgers, March 22 vs. Johns Hopkins, March 25 vs. VMI and April 19 vs. Bellarmine.

Richmond will host Virginia on Feb. 8 in a game that marks the first varsity contest for the Spiders’ first-year program.
Other Virginia non-conference road games are Feb. 15 at Drexel, Feb. 25 at Mount St. Mary’s and March 8 at Cornell.
Virginia opens ACC play when Syracuse comes to Charlottesville on Feb. 28. The Orange and Cavaliers have met every season since 1994, but now the classic rivalry will count toward the league standings as Syracuse is in its first year as a member of the ACC. UVa also hosts Duke in ACC play on April 11.

The Cavaliers have three ACC road games, highlighted by UVa’s first-ever trip to South Bend to face new league foe
Notre Dame on March 16. UVa plays at Maryland on March 30 and North Carolina on April 5.

 

 

Virginia travels to Chester, Pa., for the 2014 ACC Championship on April 25 and 27. The championship will be played at PPL Park.

The NCAA Championship begins May 10-11 at home sites, followed by the quarterfinals at either Delaware (South) on May 17 or Hofstra (North) on May 18.

The NCAA men’s lacrosse championship weekend returns to Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium, the site of the event in 2010 and UVa’s most recent title run in 2011.  The sixth championship weekend to be held at M&T Bank Stadium begins with the semifinals on May 24, followed by the final on May 26.

The men's lacrosse team returns seven starters from last year's campaign including two-time USILA All-American and a member of the 2013 ACC All-Academic team senior midfielder Rob Emery and two-time USILA All-American senior defenseman Scott McWilliams.

A reserved season ticket is $50. New this season, Section 3, located at midfield in the Klöckner Stadium grandstand, is available as a reserved season ticket. All blue chairback seats were sold out in 2013 as season tickets and are available for renewal only, however fans may request to be placed on the waiting list. A general admission season ticket is $40 for adults and $30 for youth, seniors and UVa faculty and staff.

Single-game tickets will go on sale Jan. 17.

All dates, locations and times are subject to change and a list of televised contests will be announced at a later date.