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Wednesday May 16, 2012Three Florida Signees to Compete in 2012 Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic

Gainesville, Fla.

Three high school seniors from Florida’s incoming class of 12 were named Under Armour High School All-Americans this afternoon, as announced by Under Armour, Inc. and Corrigan Sports Enterprises, Inc. Eighty-eight of the nation’s top boys and girls high school seniors have been selected to the sports’ highest honor and will play in the seventh annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic on Saturday, June 30 at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Md. Opening draw for the girls game is scheduled for 5 p.m., followed by the boys game at 8 p.m. The boys game will air live on ESPNU.

Attacker Darcy Messina (Sayville, N.Y.) was named to the Girls North Team, while midfielders Sam Darcangelo (Freeland, Md.) and Devon Schneider (Lititz, Pa.) will play for the Girls South team. The three future Gators join 11 current Florida lacrosse players as Under Armour High School All-Americans, including seven juniors and four freshmen. The University of North Carolina men’s lacrosse program ties the event record with eight of its incoming recruits earning All-America honors. The Duke University women’s team leads all women’s teams with five of its incoming freshmen making the list.

Florida Gators Named Under Armour All-Americans

Year

Player

H.S. Position

Hometown/High School

All-America Team

2012

 

 

 

 

 

Sam Darcangelo

Midfield

Freeland, Md./Maryvale

South

 

Darcy Messina

Attack

Sayville, N.Y./St. Anthony’s

North

 

Devon Schneider

Midfield

Lititz, Pa./Manheim Township

South

2011

 

 

 

 

 

Nora Barry

Midfield

Camillus, N.Y./Marcellus

North

 

Shannon Gilroy

Midfield

East Northport, N.Y./Northport

North

 

Nicole Graziano

Midfield

Mendham, N.J./Mendham

North

 

Sally Jentis

Defense

Ridgewood, N.J./Ridgewood

North

2009

 

 

 

 

 

Ashley Bruns

Attack

Ellicott City, Md./Mount Hebron

South

 

Kitty Cullen

Midfield

Rockville, Md./McDonogh

South

 

Brittany Dashiell

Attack

Bel Air, Md./John Carroll

South

 

Sam Farrell

Midfield

Millersville, Md./Severna Park

South

 

Haydon Judge

Defense

Chestertown, Md./St. Mary’s

South

 

Colby Rhea

Midfield

Abington, Md./McDonogh

South

 

Gabi Wiegand

Defense

Bayshore, N.Y./Bay Shore

North

 

The Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic also includes the Underclassmen Elite Stars tournament that will feature the top underclass boys and girls players from 10 regions across the country. The three-day Elite Stars tournament culminates Sunday, July 1 with the girls and boys finals at 3:30 p.m. on the fields surrounding Unitas Stadium.

Tickets can be purchased on www.ticketmaster.com. For more information about the event, visit www.underarmourlacrosse.com. You can also follow the event on Facebook at www.facebook.com/UAAllAmericaLax.

About Under Armour, Inc.

Under Armour® (NYSE: UA) is a leading developer, marketer, and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories. The brand's moisture-wicking synthetic fabrications are engineered in many different designs and styles for wear in nearly every climate to provide a performance alternative to traditional natural fiber products. The company's products are sold worldwide and worn by athletes at all levels, from youth to professional, on playing fields around the globe. The Under Armour global headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland, with European headquarters in Amsterdam's Olympic Stadium, and additional offices in Denver, Hong Kong, Toronto, and Guangzhou, China. For further information, please visit the company's website at www.UA.com.

 

About Corrigan Sports Enterprises, Inc.

The Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic is a Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE) event. CSE was established in 1991 with the goal of creating, managing and implementing sports and event marketing opportunities for the corporate community. In that time, CSE grew into one of the strongest marketing organizations in the Baltimore/Washington area. In 2010 the addition of the Oakland (Ca.) Running Festival and the partnership with the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) enabled CSE to expand nationally. Other CSE properties include the Under Armour Baltimore Running Festival,  the Carefirst BlueCross BlueShield Frederick Running Festival, Pro Beach East Volleyball series, the Baltimore 10 Miler, and the Baltimore Bike Jam, to name a few.

 

 

 

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