Thursday, February 25, 2010

Patriot Cup Schedule Announced, Oregon and Michigan Receive Marque Matchup

DALLAS, TX. – Premier lacrosse will be returning to Dallas, Texas on March 20th for the Patriot
Cup, a showcase that features some of the top ranked high school and college teams in the
nation. The host committee for the Cup has released the schedule for the event, a day that will be
highlighted by a nightcap matchup between the University of Oregon (9) and University of
Michigan (1) at Southern Methodist University’s Gerald J. Ford Stadium.
The full lineup of the Patriot Cup on Saturday, March 20th in Ford Stadium includes:
10:00 a.m. - St. Mark’s School of Texas vs. Loomis Chaffee School
12:00 p.m. - Nazareth College vs. Western New England College
2:30 p.m. - Highland Park High School vs. Mullen High School
4:30 p.m. - SMU vs. A&M
7:00 p.m. - University of Oregon vs. University of Michigan
Programs participating in the Saturday lineup feature two high school teams, two NCAA
Division III teams, and four of the top MCLA programs in the nation. There will also be both
college and high school games played at Ford Stadium throughout the week leading up to the
Saturday lineup, still to be announced.
In the marquee matchup of the day, the Ducks will have a chance to knock off two-time
defending MCLA champion, Michigan. With two prominent programs facing-off under the
lights in Texas, this game is shaping up to be one of the premier contests of the season. All
proceeds from the event will go to the Wounded Warrior Project, a non-profit organization that
assists wounded men and women of the United States armed forces.

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