BRAINTREE, Mass. – Quinnipiac University men’s lacrosse team will participate in the 2013 Northeast Classic – Face Off Against Cancer, formerly the Catamount Classic, at Thayer Academy’s off-campus turf fields on Saturday, Oct. 12 and Sunday, Oct. 13. One hundred percent of proceeds from the event will support genitourinary cancers research at Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Genitourinary cancers include testicular, prostate, and kidney cancers.
Oct. 12 will feature a Division II and III men’s college lacrosse tournament as well as an adult club tournament. Oct. 13 will feature a Division I men’s college lacrosse tournament followed by an Under 13 youth lacrosse tournament in the afternoon. The gates open at 7 a.m. on Oct. 13 and 8 a.m. on Oct. 13. Games begin at 10 a.m. on both days.
Other teams participating include: Bentley University, Boston University, College of the Holy Cross, Endicott College, University of Hartford, Lasell College, Long Island University – Post, Mercy College, Mount Ida College, New England College, Post University, Providence College, Sacred Heart University, Southern New Hampshire University, St. Michael's College, University of Massachusetts - Boston, University of Vermont and Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Sponsors include: Adrenaline, Core Power, Curtis Lacrosse, Evolution 101.7, Global Players, Harrow, Jam’n 94.5, Kiss 108, Muscle Milk, STX and Tennessee’s Real BBQ. The Classic will also run a silent auction both days with more than $10,000 worth of donated prizes including Patriots tickets with a VIP pre-game tailgate in the Dana-Farber Field House, vacation packages, spa gift certificates, golf greens fees and more.