Welcome! Login | Register
 

Worcester Man Arrested for Armed Robbery in Fitchburg—Worcester Man Arrested for Armed Robbery in Fitchburg

10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - August 26, 2016—10 Great Things to do in Worcester This…

Finneran: Pokemon Go—-Go Far Far Away—Finneran: Pokemon Go---Go Far Far Away

What to Watch For: Patriots vs. Panthers Preseason Game—What to Watch For: Patriots vs. Panthers Preseason…

Friday Financial Five - August 26, 2016—Friday Financial Five - August 26, 2016

Donation Destination Program Set to Launch on September 18—Donation Destination Program Set to Launch on September…

World Languages Storytime Festival Set for Saturday at Worcester Public Library—World Languages Storytime Festival Set for Saturday at…

The Cellar: Argentinean Malbec—The Cellar: Argentinean Malbec

Blackstone Valley Tech Friends of Rachel Club Announces Charity Dinners—Blackstone Valley Tech Friends of Rachel Club Announces…

Worcester Man Arrested for Operating Dirt Bike Illegally—Worcester Man Arrested for Operating Dirt Bike Illegally

 
 

Algonquin’s Kraft to Represent New England in National Lacrosse Classic

Thursday, June 28, 2012

 

Algonquin junior Davis Kraft

Davis Kraft has emerged as one of Algonquin's most complete players over the past two seasons. Now, the rising senior has the chance to prove he is a name to know nationally.

After impressing at open tryouts, Kraft has earned the opportunity to represent New England at the Brine National Lacrosse Classic. The tournament-style All Star competition brings together the nation's 400 best underclassmen players to play on 16 regional teams.

Kraft is the only player from Central Mass headed to the classic in Boyds, Maryland, and is excited to see how the style of play varies throughout the country.

"I'm just excited to see how everyone plays on the different teams," Kraft said. "There's going to be teams from Tennessee and places like that. It's the biggest showcase in lacrosse, so it will be cool to see all the different players and styles."

Despite bringing together the top coaches and players in the country, teams participating in the Classic will not have much time to get to know each other. Kraft says the New England team is set to practice for only one day before the tournament begins. The Classic is also one of lacrosse's biggest recruiting showcases, with over 100 college coaches expected to be in attendance.

"It's a really big recruiting event," Kraft said. "When you know there's going to be over 100 schools looking at you and watching you play, it's pretty cool."

The 16 regional teams include one from New England, three from New York, four from the Mid to Upper Atlantic regions, four from the Southeast, two from the Midwest, one Central squad and one Western squad. Each team contains 25 players and will be competing for the title of National Champion, along with the chance to represent America in international competition.

"I actually just found out about the international aspect of it," Kraft said. "If we were able to win and get there, obviously that would be huge."

The Brine National Lacrosse Classic gets going this weekend, with action running from June 30th to July 3rd. For more information, click here.

 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.