Following another successful installment of the Lake Placid Summit Classic, event co-founder and now Principal & Strategic Advisor, George Leveille recently took the time to answer some questions for Capital District Lax on a variety of lacrosse related topics. From its beginnings in 1990 with seven participating teams, the Lake Placid Summit
James Manchester is well known to the Capital District lacrosse community through his many years as a player, parent, coach, administrator, board member, official, and television color commentator. James recently took the time to speak to Capital District Lax about the Canistigione Crabmen's participation in the Lake Placid Summit Classic. Tell
As a high school athlete on Long Island, Kevin Glueckert established himself as a multi-sport star. In lacrosse, he earned All-Nassau County honors twice, posting 40 goals, 15 assists and 60 ground balls in his senior season; and in football as a linebacker and running back established his school's single-season rushing
At the time of his graduation from Colonie High School,Dennis Foley was Section II's career goals scoring record holder, having put the ball in the cage 151 times from 1992-1994. He was a 2x Empire State Games participant, earned High School All- America recognition, and played in the High School North-South Game.
A native of Madison, CT, Casey Dowd earned All-State and All-Conference lacrosse recognition while at Daniel Hand High School. Dowd then brought his talents to the Capital District to play for Siena College, where he became one of the most prolific faceoff specialists in the history of Division I Lacrosse.
Looking over the ROSTERS for the 2017 Lake Placid Summit Classic, you will find UAlbany Lacrosse alumni, as well as current Great Danes, on several teams including Team Army Ranger, Sector SPDRS, and Buffalo Soldiers in the elite Men’s Gold 18+ division, the Dutchmasters Men’s 50+ and 55+ division teams, the
John Keller is well known to lacrosse fans in the Capital District and beyond as one of the game's elite players. A native of Castleton, NY, Keller led Columbia High School to a NYSPHSAA Section 2 championship while earning All-America recognition in 1986. After High School, Keller attended Union College, graduating
Tech Valley Lacrosse Founder and Program Director Eric Padelford graduated from the La Salle Institute in the mid 90's. Although his primary sport was hockey, he played many others as well and found a love for lacrosse upon learning about the sport while in elementary schoolHis formal participation in lacrosse