Mar 18 – Acalanes Hosts Campo in Boys Lacrosse
Please come out and support the Boy’s Lax Teams this Friday night as they host Campolindo for the annual Matt Lynn Game Day!
There will be a Taco Truck in the parking lot before the games.
About Matt Lynn: Matt, a 1999 Acalanes High School graduate, was a high school varsity swimmer, water polo player and club lacrosse player. He attended UCSB where he played lacrosse for four years, and was a member of the 2004 Men’s National Championship team. He was an assistant coach for the AHS boys’ junior and varsity lacrosse teams during the 2004 – 2007 seasons. While coaching during the last two years, he fiercely battled brain cancer with surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Coach Ringwood, AHS’s Head Lacrosse Coach, grew up playing lacrosse with Matt and went on to play with Matt at UCSB. Coach Ringwood and Matt also coached together at AHS. Six months after being diagnosed, Matt decided to continue coaching at AHS because he wanted his players to know that cancer is not always a terminal disease. Wearing a helmet on the sidelines after brain surgery or running sprints after a chemotherapy treatment showed his players that surviving cancer required hard work and courage. Shortly after Matt died December 13, 2009, the Lynn Family decided to establish a scholarship fund in his name. The Lamorinda community continues to support the scholarship fund through several fund-raising and cancer awareness events annually. The Lynn family’s hope is to award scholarships in Matt’s name for many years to come.
Please join us – come early to grab some food, help honor Matt Lynn and his family, and enjoy a great game of lacrosse. Please note, this is the only game we charge for entrance during the season. Gate fees are collected and all fees are donated to the Matt Lynn Scholarship Fund.
JV Starts at 5:30, Varsity at 7pm.