Tuesday, March 24, 2009


Stony Brook-UMBC (WUSB); Duke-Dartmouth will play on March 28

Stony Brook, N.Y. -
A collegiate men's lacrosse doubleheader featuring a pair of top-10 teams will be featured at the 2009 Lacrosse for Autism event at Stony Brook University at LaValle Stadium on March 28, 2009. Stony Brook will host preseason No. 7 UMBC in a key America East contest starting at approximately 2:30 p.m. No. 8 Duke will take on Dartmouth in the first game of the day starting at noon. Stony Brook Athletics will team with Lacrosse Unlimited, Inc. and the Cody Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities for the event that will donate a portion of the proceeds from ticket sales to the Cody Center.
Lacrosse for Autism was created by Brendan and Jennifer Fleming of St. James, New York to bring Autism awareness to the Long Island lacrosse community. Each festival-style event for Lacrosse for Autism is based on sharing Autism resources and information with families and friends touched by a child with Autism.
Tickets and event information are available at http://www.goseawolves.org/, http://www.lax4autism.com/, Stony Brook Athletics Ticket office (631-632-9653), Lacrosse Unlimited retail locations and http://www.lacrosseunlimited.com/. For more information about Autism and The Cody Center, please visit their website at www.stonybrookmedicalcenter.org/codycenter/.