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Tuesday April 9, 2013

The Smith River Sports Complex (SRSC) will host the Pomerstone Classic Women's Lacrosse Tournament April 12th-14th.  Games will begin April 12th at 7:00 pm and end April 14th at 1:00 pm.  The 2nd annual Pomerstone Classic is put on by the Mid-Atlantic Women's Lacrosse League(MAWLL).

"Spectators can expect to see top notch nationally ranked collegiate women's lacrosse being played at an amazing complex," said Pomerstone Tournament Director David Pomeroy.

Pomeroy decided to have the tournament in Martinsville and at the SRSC because of the great scenery and humbling service offered in the business' of the town. 

Lacrosse is quickly becoming a popular sport at SRSC.  The Pomerstone Classic is the first college club lacrosse event that SRSC will host and the first women's lacrosse event.  This event was brought to SRSC from discussions that started at the US Lacrosse Convention in Philadelphia in 2012.

Division I schools that will be participating are Westminster College, Syracuse University, University of Virginia, Ohio University ,University of Alabama, Towson University ,Miami University (OH), University of Toledo as well as the following Division II schools; Loyola University, Elon University, Appalachian State University, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina-Wilmington, James Madison University, University of Utah, Oakland University, Villanova University.

"We are excited to host this event with the organizers from the Pomerstone Classic and hope to extend our partnership with College Club Women's Lacrosse in the future with more events," said Director of Operations Billy Russo. 

For more about the Pomerstone Classic visit www.mawll.com/page/show/401484-pomerstone-classic.  For more information about the Smith River Sports Complex and upcoming events please visit www.SmithRiverSportsComplex.com or contact Amanda Gray at (276) 638-5200 for any questions or concerns.



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