Announced at 3 p.m. EST today, IMG Academy has agreed with the National Lacrosse League's (NNL) Boston Blazers to become their official camp and academy for the 2011 season.
While the deal reads IMG Academy, it is more specifically represents the IMG Academy lacrosse program here on campus. This deal gives the IMG Academy lacrosse program exclusive naming rights to the Blazers field in the TD Garden which is also home to the Celtics and the Bruins.
From the release:
âWe are looking forward to teaming up with the Boston Blazers in 2011 to bring out the best of our programs,â said Kevin Finneran, Director of the IMG Academy lacrosse program. âNew England is one of the nation's most active lacrosse regions, and we are excited to bring the Academy experience to Blazers fans and the entire New England community.â
As part of the agreement, the two sides will also work together to host youth clinics in the Boston area.