Varsity Lacrosse Defeats DeMatha In Annual 'Fallen Heroes Game'

Varsity Lacrosse Defeats DeMatha In Annual 'Fallen Heroes Game'

This annual tradition honoring the memories of Travis Manion '99 and Brendan Looney was held on Friday, April 8th at the Under Armour complex in Baltimore, Maryland.


The Annual "Fallen Heroes Game" between the La Salle and DeMatha Catholic (MD) Varsity Lacrosse Programs was held on Friday, April 8th at at Latrobe Park at the Under Armour headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland. The Explorers defeated DeMatha 11-8.

The game honors the memory of two true American heroes: First LT. Travis Manion '99, who died in Iraq in 2007; and his best friend and roommate from the US Naval Academy, Navy SEAL, Lt. Brendan Looney (DeMatha), who died in Afghanistan in 2010.

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By Christopher Sanders '16

The football programs of both schools also meet once a year to honor the memory of these fallen heroes.

The first "Fallen Heroes Lacrosse Game" was played in 2011 at the Naval Academy. Game two was held in 2012 at La Salle, in 2013 the game was held at Catholic University in Washington D.C. in 2014 the game was held at Penn University's Penn Park and in 2015 it was held at Anne Arundel Community College (MD).

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