Charlotte, N.C. (March 11, 2013) - Charlotte Lacrosse LLC announced details today of a partnership between Providence Day School and the Charlotte Hounds.
Mosack Field at Overcash Stadium will serve as the Official Practice Facility of the Charlotte Hounds. Completely renovated in 2012, Overcash Stadium features Mosack Field, the Compton Track, seating capacity for 1,500 spectators and the Charger Pavilion for concessions. The new Providence Day School Field House features the Nix Family Press Box, meeting space, team locker rooms and a strength and conditioning room.
In addition to hosting a portion of Training Camp and Regular Season practices, Providence Day School will work closely with the Hounds to provide training, education and support to its students, athletes and community via lacrosse clinics, roundtable discussions, speaking engagements, fundraising and awareness campaigns.
"We are extremely excited to partner with Providence Day School, on and off the field. Overcash Stadium is arguably one of the finest high school athletic facilities in NC," said Jim McPhilliamy, Hounds President and Managing Partner. “Our players are the best in the world at lacrosse but a majority of them have careers outside of Major League Lacrosse. Sharing their unique experiences and a combo of determination, academics and athletics with the students and athletes will be invaluable.”
"We are proud to welcome the Charlotte Hounds to the Providence Day School family. It's an exciting collaboration between two programs that are both dedicated to excellence. We look forward to a great partnership that extends beyond the playing field,” added Dr. Glyn Cowlishaw, Head of School.
About Charlotte Hounds
In January 2011, Major League Lacrosse announced a league expansion for the 2012 season that included Columbus, OH and Charlotte, NC. The team began play April 28, 2012 at historic American Legion Memorial Stadium. In their first season, the Hounds averaged 5,700 in attendance and finished with a 5-9 record as an expansion team. For more information, please visit http://www.charlottehounds.com
About Providence Day School
Providence Day School is an independent, coeducational transitional kindergarten (TK) through 12th grade college preparatory school located in southeast Charlotte on a 45-acre campus.
Cited for academic excellence, global diversity and character development, PDS seeks to inspire in its students a passion for learning, a sense of social responsibility, and a commitment to personal integrity. Teachers encourage students to enrich their spirits, minds and bodies through athletic, artistic and extracurricular offerings involving school and community service. For more information, please visit http://www.providenceday.org