SHU Men’s Lacrosse & NEILA Teams to Honor Newtown this Spring

FAIRFIELD, CT – Sacred Heart head men’s lacrosse coach Tom Mariano announced that his team will be wearing special helmet decals this spring in support and remembrance of the tragedy that occurred Newtown earlier this month.

Mariano, as President of the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA), said that the Pioneers along with all of the lacrosse programs through out the New England region will wear the speical green ribbon decal with the name Sandy Hook during this spring season in honor of the victims of the tragic shooting.

“In these unfortunate times of great sorrow, as the New England-area lacrosse community we wanted to join together to honor both the children and educators that left us too soon,” commented SHU head coach Tom Mariano.