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2023 Updated Tryout Information

Date:  September 11, 2022


9:00 - 10:15  Grad Classes: 2027, 2028 (Check in begins at 8:45)

10:30 - 12:00 Grade Classes: 2024, 2025, 2026 (Check in begins at 10:00)


Graduation Years: 2029-2032.  Please contact Coach Lopez at

Location:  Grass Field at Finger Lakes Community College, Canandaigua, NY
GPS Address: 3325 Marvin Sands Drive - Canandaigua, NY 14424

When you enter the campus keep heading to the left and eventually up the hill to the athletic fields.

Cost: $10 for the tryout.


Players should bring with them: stick, goggles, cleates, mouthguard, water and a pinnie.


Registration Info:  You MUST pre-register for the tryout.   Register Now!


WHO:  Players in the following graduating classes: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028, 2029, 2030, 2031, 2032.

We want players that are fully committed to becoming better lacrosse players.  We intend to have a select varsity level squad for committed players that want to play in college.  At the younger levels, we want players that have a strong passion to excel at the highest levels.


WHAT:  The teams will play in 4 or 5 tournaments during the summer.  Players will also be expected to attend practices (1-2 per week) throughout the summer season.  Last season we attended summer tournaments in Auburn, West Genesee, Tully,  and Sackett's Harbor and expect to have a similar schedule next summer.  

VARSITY LEVEL: Our varsity team will attend one national level tournament next season that will require an overnight stay.  This will increase the cost of the season for the varsity team by around $100.  These tournaments are very expensive to attend.  We are doing this for two reasons.  This will provide the players with more college exposure.  The second reason is that there are not enough tournaments providing varsity brackets in upstate NY anymore for us to get 4 tournaments for the girls.


COACHES: We have one of the best coaching staffs around.  We never have parents coach and most of our coaches have varsity level coaching experience.  Last season, our staff included: Donovan Lopez (Pittsford Varsity), Andy Lee (Waterloo Varsity), Kristen Malecki (Pittsford Asst Coach), Rachel Olson (Mynderse JV Coach), Jill Augustine (Geneva Assistant), Sarah Shaffer (former player, Lynn University.) Claire Mezzoprete (former John Carroll player), Aubrey O'Conner (former Syracuse club player), Anya Lucey (Lafayette player), Jenna Ginsberg (John Carroll player), Emily York (former Canandaigua player) and Megan Hoffman (former Canisius player).  We also had a number of college players come in to work with the girls once or twice during the summer including: Ellie Mooney (Notre Dame), Kyra Lucey (Colgate) and Courtney Burke (Central Michigan).

PRACTICES: Our expectation is that all players are at practice at least 80% of the time.  If this is a commitment that you can not make you should reconsider trying out for the club. 

COST:  The final cost will be determined by the number of players that are involved.  The approximate cost will be  $500 dollars for the summer season.  


US LACROSSE: You must be a member of US Lacrosse to tryout and be a member of our organization.  Membership costs $35 per year and has many benefits including a subscription to Lacrosse Magazine and Accident Insurance.  You can register at


Date:  September 11, 2022

Location:   Turf Field at Finger Lakes Community College, Canandaigua, NY

Registration Info:  You MUST pre-register for the tryout.  

Contact Info: Donovan Lopez,

Register Now!

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