Lance Gibson, a rising junior goaltender from Bergen Catholic High School in New Jersey, will be among the players on display in the Maverik Showtime Lacrosse National Recruiting Spotlight at Western Connecticut University in Danbury. Gibson is shown here in action at the Baltimore Summer Kickoff.  In addition to enjoying success in lacrosse, Gibson has a 3.9 grade-point average, is a member of the National Honors Society and plays lead alto saxaphone in Bergen Catholic’s honors jazz ensemble.

It’s show time.

Make that Showtime. As in the Maverik Showtime National Lacrosse Recruiting Spotlight – one of the major summer events since its inception five years ago.

More on that in a moment.

But first,there have been several major verbal commitments the last couple of days that Joe has reported on So be sure to check those out and follow Joe to get word of the latest tristate verbals as they happen.

Now, back to Maverik Showtime, which starts on Monday, July 9 and ends on Thursday, July 12.

The event will once again be held at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, with rising sophomores checking in on Monday morning and rising juniors on Monday at noon.

The featured event of the showcase, the all-star game, will now be the featured events.

That’s because there will be separate all-star games — one for rising juniors and one for rising sophomores — on Wednesday night at the main athletic complex.

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One Response to “It’s Showtime: Maverik Showtime National Lacrosse Recruiting Spotlight returns to WestConn”

  1. Jaybird says:

    Hard to believe this is Year 5. I remember the first year back in 08 like it was yesterday… Looking forward to heading up for the all star games at 6:30 and 8 tonight Westconn.

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