Baltimore, MD. - The Landon School will host the Capital Lacrosse Invitational on Sunday, October 7, with all proceeds going to the Mario St. George Boiardi Foundation, which was was founded in memory of the late Landon and Cornell alumnus and lacrosse player who was passionate about academics and athletics.
The North Carolina Tar Heels will be amongst four lacrosse teams competing in this year's invitational, joining Cornell, Johns Hopkins and Penn State in the event. UNC will scrimmage Cornell at 10:30 a.m. and Penn State at 12:30 p.m. Johns Hopkins scrimmages Penn State at 10:30 a.m. and Cornell at 12:30 p.m.
The foundation continues Boiardi's legacy by donating to charitable organizations that encourage youth through academics and athletics. Additionally, the Foundation has created a summer camp program, which provides financial assistance to deserving middle school students who wish to attend summer camps focused on academic, athletic, or other educational pursuits.
STX, LLC, a global sporting goods leader, has announced its sponsorship of the event, which was organized by the Mario St. George Boiardi Foundation. STX and Nike Lacrosse will host the Capital Lacrosse Invitational free youth clinic and coaches' clinic. The coaches' clinic and chalk talk will be held with coaches from the tournament for local youth coaches. The coaches will discuss strategy, practice plans, and recruiting. There is a requested donation of $25. Both clinics will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
The tournament will be held at the Landon School, 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda, MD 20817. Registration for the clinics will start at 8:00 a.m. with the final ceremony ending at 2:30 p.m. There will be vendors at the event selling food, drinks, lacrosse equipment and apparel. Tickets and sign up for the clinics will be available at the Capital Lacrosse Invitational web site.