The Rochester Knighthawks have teamed up with the American Cancer Society to help raise awareness and money for cancer research and patient programs. The Knighthawks have gotten involved with the cause by taking part in the Coaches vs. Cancer Flower City Cup, presented by Canandaigua National Bank & Trust.
The Flower City Cup is a unique three-day lacrosse event that will take place on the college campuses of Nazareth College, St. John Fisher College and the Rochester Institute of Technology from March 15-17. Men’s and women’s lacrosse teams from high schools and colleges across the Northeast will compete while raising money for the American Cancer Society.
On March 15 and 17, six men’s and six women’s Division III lacrosse team’s will each play two non-conference games on their schedules at the three area colleges, beginning with the Nazareth men’s lacrosse team hosting Roger Williams at 1 p.m. On March 16, nine area high schools will participate in preseason scrimmages with one women’s college game at Nazareth at 5 p.m. between the Golden Flyers and the Fredonia State Blue Devils.
All tournament participants and spectators can purchase discounted tickets to the Knighthawks’ Saturday, March 16 home game against the Edmonton Rush at 7:30 p.m. With each ticket purchased, the Knighthawks will donate $2 to the American Cancer Society.
For more information on the Coaches vs. Cancer Flower City Cup and to purchase discounted tickets to the Knighthawks’ game on March 16 vs. Edmonton, visit www.flowercitycup.com.