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CityLax is Changing the Face of Lacrosse

April 25, 2019

Looking at a college or professional team–or even most high school teams–it’s easy to forget lacrosse’s Native American roots. But ask most people, and they’ll tell you that lacrosse is a “white person sport,” judging from the lack of diversity on the field. However, that’s a quality that is slowly but surely changing, due to…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Nick Rossino, CityLax Coach

April 24, 2019

Growing up outside of Philadelphia, Nick Rossino was familiar with lacrosse and began playing in 8th grade. He played Varsity all four years and then went on to play club at Drexel University before moving to New York City and working for Blackstone. Nick first got involved with CityLax as a volunteer for the Winter…

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Meet Amira Ashfaq

March 22, 2019

“Because of CityLax, I came out of my shell and gained confidence.”

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Moner Mosa: #17

March 22, 2019

Coach Moner, now a graduate of Hofstra University’s business school and an Advanced Analytics Recruiter at Elliott Browne International, was once a CityLax athlete himself.

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Meet Nick Norman

March 22, 2019

“Because of CityLax, I’ve had a lot of educational opportunities open.”

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Meet Michelle Neira

March 22, 2019

“Because of CityLax, I’ve become more outgoing and opened up more than I ever thought I could. Now, I want to pursue lacrosse in college and beyond.”

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Meet Loren Cantor

March 22, 2019

Loren Cantor is a junior goalie at Bard High School Early College in Manhattan. A tenacious athlete who is always curious to learn something new, Loren first discovered the sport from a poster promoting boys lacrosse.

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CITYLAX STUDENT-ATHLETE HONORED WITH PSAL MVP SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARD AT 2017 PINSTRIPE BOWL

March 22, 2019

Not only is Isa a talented lacrosse player and excellent student, he’s also a driven and compassionate member of his community.

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Meet Jakub Iwon

March 22, 2019

“My goals are that we grow more as a team with each game, that we have more chemistry and communication throughout.”

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Meet Andrew Strott

March 22, 2019

“To me, lacrosse is a brotherhood. It’s a game that brings out the best of me and everyone else on the team and cements friendships that I know I will have for my whole life.”

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