Florida Players Shine at the Philly Lacrosse Showcase Event

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From ESPN Rise

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. — The Boys Philly Lacrosse Showcase brought 460 athletes from 30 states to Episcopal Academy (Newtown Square, Pa.) for a day of lacrosse on Saturday, culminating in the Gait Fab 40 All-Star game.

Nine states, Washington, D.C., and Canada were represented in the all-star games, which were split into a game for the 2013 graduates and one for 2014 graduates, giving athletes from non-traditional areas a chance to showcase their skills. Such was the case for Michael Diener of Pinecrest (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.).

“I didn’t do anything over the summer because I was injured so this is a big event to get looks,” Diener said. “This is big to stack up against the kids from the traditional hotbeds. The first game I was nervous, but by the second game I was gaining more confidence.”

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