Road Trip Dad –
BIG Lacrosse Weekend(s)!
Dan Witmer | October 4, 2019
Whether you head out for a crisp fall day or decide to plop down on the couch and stay home, this weekend features as much lacrosse as anyone could want…

Fri, 10/4 MLL semi-finals 5/8 PM MDT (7/10 PM EDT) Chesapeake vs. Atlanta followed by Denver vs. Boston Both games on ESPNNEWS

Fri, 10/4 Cortland vs. NY Tech at SUNY Cortland

Sat, 10/5 US Lacrosse TryLax Clinic – Cortland HS
C-LAX Legends Clinic featuring Bill Tierney – Cortland HS
Syracuse vs. Denver at SUNY Cortland

Sun, 10/6 MLL Championship 11 AM MDT (1 PM EDT) ESPN2
Sun, 10/6 7th annual Room2Smile Fall Tournament (LeMoyne/OCC/RIT) – LeMoyne

And taking a peek beyond this weekend… there are so many more options!

Thurs, 10/10 – Sat, 10/12 LAXNAI Box Lacrosse Tournament – Onondaga Nation
Fri, 10/11 – Sun, 10/13 LAXNAI Box Lacrosse Youth Tournament – Onondaga Nation
Sat, 10/12 Syracuse Film Festival showing of “JIMMY 13” – Redhouse Arts Center
Sun, 10/27 Upstate Lacrosse Foundation Hall of Fame Banquet
Fri, 10/1 US Lacrosse Greater Rochester Chapter Hall of Fame Banquet

Need details? Check the internet for starting times, locations, addresses, etc.

So much to do before the snow flies! C’mon, Upstate lacrosse fans – get out and show your support!

As always, please drive carefully!

Dan Witmer is the author of two books.  The Best of Road Trip Dad – the Laker Lacrosse Collection  is an accumulation of 45 articles written for JustLacrosseUpstate between the years 2012 and 2018, about the history and traditions, the people, and the stories of the Oswego State men’s lacrosse program. The book is available on, and at the river’s end bookstore in Oswego, the SUNY Oswego College Store in the Marano Campus Center, The Sports Outfit on West Genesee Street in Fairmount, and Geared 2 Sports in Cortland.  ...and piles to go before I sleep - The Book of Wit  is his memoir describing his 33 year career teaching HS English and coaching at Hannibal Central School. It is available on and at the river's end bookstore.