ESPN RISE today announced the second annual Warrior 40 Final Competition. The culmination of a four-region search across the United States to find the best lacrosse athletes nationwide, the Warrior 40 Final Competition will be held at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Friday, July 8, and Saturday, July 9, 2011.
Focused on elevating lacrosse players’ knowledge on and off the field, the athletes will be coached by top MLL players throughout the two days of competition. Friday will feature a skills competition with the final taking place at Harvard Stadium on Saturday before the MLL All-Star Game.
The skills competition and final will air on ESPNU Sunday, July 10, from 9-11 p.m. ET.
Locally, the Warrior 40 roster is set to include the following players:
Connor Darcey, Goalie, 2012, Wellesley, Mass. (Wellesley HS), Penn State
Niall Devaney, Attack, 2012, North Falmouth, Mass. (Canterbury School), Uncommitted
Joe Kruy, Midfielder, 2012, Sudbury, Mass. (Philips Andover), Duke
Matt O’Keefe, Defense, 2012, Duxbury, Mass. (Duxbury HS), Johns Hopkins
Oliver Saffery, Midfielder, 2012, Wellesley Hills, Mass. (Wellesley HS), Uncommitted
Greg Stamatov, Goalie, 2012, Foxborough, Mass. (Foxborough HS), Villanova
Curtis Townshend, Defense/LSM, 2012, New Canaan, Conn. (Brunswick School), Uncommitted
J.C. Vivian, Midfielder, 2012, South Hamilton, Mass. (Governor's Academy), Georgetown
The complete roster can be found here.