Fairfield, CT--The Sacred Heart men's lacrosse team springs into action this Sunday, October 9, in the 2011 Catamount Classic-Lacrosse For a Cure at Thayer Academy in Braintree, MA. All proceeds from the event will be donated to men's and women's cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institution in Boston.
Both a men's and a women's tournament will be hosted by the University of Vermont. The women's tournament will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the men's will begin at 1:00 p.m. The women will play at least three games each with twenty minute running halves, while the men will play two full-length scrimmages with fifteen minute running quarters.
The Pioneers will take on Holy Cross College and Brown University in back-to-back games on Field 3 starting at 1 pm.
The Catamount Classic will take place at Thayer Academy's Off-Campus Turf Fields at 1535 Washington St. in Braintree. The event will be held rain or shine. Tickets can be purchased online or at the field.
The 2012 Sacred Heart men's lacrosse season officially opens on February 18th as the Pioneers travel to Hofstra University.