Fordham Prep Lacrosse for Others





Rivalries in sports have always brought out the best in people, as well the athletes competing. No matter a team's record, rivalries such as the Red Sox/Yankees, Boston College/Notre Dame, Harvard/Yale, Auburn/Alabama and Amherst/Williams always sell out and please the crowds immensely. That said, the Fordham Prep vs Iona Prep lacrosse rivalry follows the same path. The two teams, a mere 12 miles apart, are made up of players, many of which are friends off the field, meet three times a year in nail biting performances each time. Games are more often than not decided by just one goal, and have the crowd on their feet for the majority of the contest.  However, the battles the two teams go through on the field are nothing compared to that of our country's soldiers and veterans. We only need to look at the recent events at the Boston Marathon to know that we continue to live in a dangerous world. 

We have all seen the commercials on television.  Wounded veterans returning from Iraq or Afghanistan having lost a limb or limbs or with severe burns to large parts of their body.  These are young men and women, not much older than players at Fordham Prep and Iona.  They are rebuilding their lives and need our help. 

Part of the mission statement for both Fordham Prep and Iona is service to others.  That is why, for the 2013 Fordham Prep vs Iona Prep JV and Varsity Lacrosse games on May 3rd, the games will act as a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project. The game can typically draw upwards of three hundred people, many of whom are students who want nothing more than to be able to storm the field after a win. In all, this rivalry brings out the best in both schools, and playing the game for a cause such as the Wounded Warrior Project would be an honor for both teams. We thank you for your generous donation.

Go Rams.
Total Raised

$8,274.90

Funded: 100%
Donors
Jack Korzelius
$100.00
1419 days ago
John Lee
$515.90
1423 days ago
George Whaling
$1,000.00
1424 days ago
Michael Flynn
$100.00
1424 days ago
Justin Henry
$100.00
1424 days ago
Brendon Lao
$50.00
1424 days ago
Teresa Greene
$1,000.00
1425 days ago
Robert Callanan
$50.00
1425 days ago
Leonard De Lucia
$100.00
1425 days ago
Geoffrey Csenge
$50.00
1426 days ago
Marguerite Lee
$200.00
1426 days ago
Lauren Stone
$50.00
1426 days ago
Stacie Bole
$100.00
1426 days ago
Robert Coughlin
$1,500.00
1426 days ago
Sharon Mogavero
$10.00
1426 days ago
Matt Winiarski
$100.00
1426 days ago
Joseph Zajac
$30.00
1427 days ago
Kiran Kennedy
$100.00
1427 days ago
thomas jocelyn
$100.00
1427 days ago
Roger Lee
$500.00
1427 days ago
Cooney Family
$50.00
1427 days ago
Joe Marren
$100.00
1427 days ago
jane meyerson
$25.00
1427 days ago
Coleen Moonan-Grogan
$75.00
1427 days ago
Bryan fay
$100.00
1428 days ago
Teresa Greene
$250.00
1428 days ago
Matthew Warne
$75.00
1428 days ago
Chris Smith
$250.00
1428 days ago
mary tracy
$25.00
1428 days ago
Alex Malarchuk
$100.00
1428 days ago
James J. Dugan
$50.00
1429 days ago
Christine Lesko
$150.00
1429 days ago
Bruce Simons
$100.00
1430 days ago
Rich & Siobhan Hans
$250.00
1430 days ago
Nora Harris
$100.00
1430 days ago
Laura Lavan
$100.00
1430 days ago
William Bole
$100.00
1430 days ago
terrence bole
$20.00
1431 days ago
Sheila Sohr
$100.00
1431 days ago
Paul Chmiel
$100.00
1431 days ago
Marguerite Lee
$200.00
1435 days ago
John Lee
$100.00
1436 days ago
Jack Lee
$99.00
1574 days ago
Event
From:5/3/2013
To:5/3/2013
Location: Murphy Field, Fordham University