On Jan. 3, freshman long-stick midfielder Jason Crane (Chesapeake-AA) led a group of 14 Loyola players to the Connecticut town that was touched by tragedy just one month prior when a
Loyola players put on a youth lacrosse clinic in Newtown that was attended by more than 100 players. The team has stayed in communication with those players, and many will travel with their families to Baltimore on Saturday. The players and families from Newtown will receive a tour of the Ridley Athletic Complex and be on the field with the teams before the opening faceoff. After the game, they will get to participate in a "throw-around" with Loyola players on the field and attend a postgame reception with players and their families.
In addition to the game-day experience, Visit Baltimore, the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel,
MCLA teams coming to area this weekend
In this week's MCLA poll, three of the teams are ranked in the top 30 in the nation — Michigan State at No. 13 (8-2), UConn No. 17 (4-0) and Virginia Tech No. 23 (9-6).
Clemson is coached by Buff Grubb, former Harford County resident and brother of North Harford coach John Grubb. Former All-County defenseman Brian Murphy, a graduate of C. Milton Wright, will play on Saturday and Sunday at his alma mater as a senior on the Tigers team.
Tickets are $2 per person per day and can be purchased at the gate. Children under 10 are free.
Maryland senior midfielder Katie Schwarzmann (Century) has been named Atlantic Coast Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced.
Schwarzmann led Maryland with five goals in a 14-13 victory over No. 2