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MLAX Heads to HEADStrong Foundation Fall Ball Tourney

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Oct. 13, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State men’s lacrosse team wraps up an exciting fall ball season with the HEADStrong Foundation Nicholas Colleluori Classic on Saturday, Oct. 14 where they will play Lehigh and host Hofstra.

Penn State will open the day with Lehigh at 12:00 p.m. ET at Shuart Stadium on Hofstra’s campus. The game against Hofstra will close out the tournament at 3 p.m.

The entire HEADstrong Classic schedule is as follows:

9 a.m. – Hofstra vs. Bucknell
10:30 a.m. – Hartford vs. Bucknell
12:00 p.m. – Penn State vs. Lehigh
1:15 p.m. – HEADstrong Presentation
1:40 p.m. – Hartford vs. Lehigh
3:00 p.m. – Hofstra vs. Penn State

The Lax Sports Network will stream the activities to subscribers from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m.

The event is part of HEADstrong's 10th Annual Fall Event Series. In lieu of admission, a suggested donation of $5.00 per person will be asked at the gate. HEADstrong will also have a full offering of supporter-wear on hand with proceeds helping to advance the mission. Proceeds will support the HEADstrong Foundation, an organization founded by Colleluori to improve lives of those affected by cancer.

Colleluori was a lacrosse player entering his sophomore year at Hofstra when he was terminally diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. His public fight from the sidelines captivated the nation and from his hospital bed, he created the HEADstrong Foundation to help improve lives affected by cancer. In addition to supporting local families, this event will also support the expansion of Nick’s House, a family home located in Swarthmore, PA that provides complimentary lodging for families displaced to the Greater Philadelphia Region seeking potentially lifesaving cancer treatments at area hospitals. Nick’s House is a home away from home for families from all over the country, allowing them to pursue the most innovative and advanced treatments while having the comfort and embrace of a loving community when they are so far away from their own.




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