Tickets on Sale for Denver vs. Alumni Game on October 21
Alumni All-Star Team to feature seven All-Americans and 15 players from the 2015 National Championship team
Oct. 10, 2017
DENVER --The University of Denver men's lacrosse team will host a game against a DU Alumni All-Star Team on October 21 at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium at 12 p.m. MT. Tickets for that contest are $5, and can be purchased now by clicking here, or calling 303-871-GOAL (4625).
The alumni team, which will be coached by 2017 graduate Brian Wegner, will include 2015 and 2016 Tewaaraton Award Finalists Wesley Berg and Connor Cannizzaro, in addition to All-Americans Eric Law, Jeremy Noble, Cameron Flint, Christian Burgdorf and Jamie Faus.
Of the 25 players confirmed so far for the Homecoming Weekend clash, 15 of them played in the 2015 National Championship that brought the trophy out west, including eight that started. Among that list of national champions is current volunteer assistant coach Ryan LaPlante, who earned NCAA All-Tournament Team honors in 2015 after making 55 saves in four NCAA Tournament games that season.
The full Alumni All-Star team will be announced a few days prior to the October 21 meeting.
At halftime of the Denver vs. Alumni All-Star team, the Pioneers will once again host a special halftime for Unified Lacrosse on the game field at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium. For more information on Unified Lacrosse click here, or check out last year's Pioneer Vision story on the relationship of the two programs.
On October 15, Denver will take on Limestone in Washington D.C. in the Third Annual Bob Kemp Lacrosse Classic (10 a.m. MT). For more information on the Bob Kemp Lacrosse Classic, click here. Prior to that fall exhibition, head coach Bill Tierney and associate head coach Matt Brown will participate in a coaches clinic. For more information on the clinic, click here.
For all Denver Athletics ticket inquires, call 303-871-GOAL (4625).
Fans interested in making a donation to the men's lacrosse program can do so by clicking here. Your contribution will make a direct impact on the success of YOUR Pioneers. Thank you in advance for your unwavering support of our student-athletes and their quest for excellence.
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