News/Championships

Freedom 2025 Red takes their second 2017 championship home, along with 2024 Red & White teams, and 2026, at their NXT- Blue Hen tournaments! It was a fun weekend for most of the "young guns" of Freedom!

Freedom 2023 Red wins 2017 Meltdown Championships

Freedom 2025 Red team wins 2017 Liberty Lacrosse Shootout Tournament

Freedom 2025 Red team wins this year's Liberty Lacrosse Shootout Tournament, for the second year running! Pool play record was 3-0, and the final score for the Championship game against Team 10 was 12-1! Congratulations to a hot and hard fought tournament win by the 2025 Red boys and Coaches!

Bishop Shanahan 2018 midfielder Michael Tagliaferri has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Hofstra University. Read more.

Downingtown East High School 2018 defenseman Sean Sweeney has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Fairfield University. Read more.

Avon Grove 2018 MF Whiteside commits to Monmouth. Read more.

Downingtown West High School 2017 midfielder Steven Long has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Immaculata University. Read more.

Freedom 2017 Red wins final club tournament at Rutgers @D1E_Lacrosse Read more.

Nate Emrick has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Muhlenberg College. Read more.

Andrew Towne has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Franklin & Marshall College. Read more.

Freedom 2025 Goes Undefeated for the Summer Season


The Philadelphia Freedom Lacrosse Club's 2025 team has had a banner beginning for the boys first summer club lacrosse season. After going undefeated at its two prior tournaments (Liberty Lacrosse Shootout Tournament and NXT Meltdown Tournament) and taking the championships at both of those, the 2025 Freedom team claimed its third and final championship for this season at the Philly Showdown held last weekend at Germantown Academy.


Freedom 2018 goes 7-0, wins MVP Towson Championship

Freedom's 2018 team had a successful weekend at Towson University winning 7 in a row from Friday night to Sunday afternoon. In a wild championship finish, the team scored 3 goals in the last 3 minutes to capture the title 8-7. Stellar play by FOGO Nate Hammond (Avon Grove/Navy commit) winning crucial faced offs then Jake Smith (Avon Grove/Maryland commit) and Cooper Urban (Salesianum) scoring the final few goals led the team.

Front Row: Joey Borcky, Cooper Urban, Nick Chastain, Sean Sweeney, Nate Hammond, Aegean Cuylan, Mike Tagliaferri, Scooter Whiteside
Standing: Coach Bob Miller, Colin Armbrust, Dylan Brandon, Nick Fanelli, Jake Smith, Jason Lengel, Andrew Spencer, Kyle Pollick, Kyle Mason, Mac Berry. Jimmie Walsh (VMI/Asst. Coach).
Not pictured: Coach Brian Hammond, Jack Saulino, Joe Saulino, Matt Hughes, Stef Evans, Jack Mulcahy


Joe Schretzenmaier, a junior at Downingtown West High School, has been named as a 2016 Brine National All-American and has been selected to represent the state of Pennsylvania at the 2016 Brine National Lacrosse Classic to be held in Richmond, Virginia July 19-22, 2016. Read more.

Downingtown East 2016 MF/ATT Rafferty commits to Muhlenberg Read more.

Freedom 2018, Jack Traynor has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Penn State University. Read more.

Nate McNight, Philadelphia Freedom 2017 A/M commits to MCLA D1 program, Arizona State. Read more.

2016 Lampeter-Strasburg Defenseman, Chase Pirozzi commits to Mt. St. Mary's University. Read more.

2016 Downingtown East Defenseman, Aaron McCartney commits to Ithaca College. Read more.

Freedom 2016 wins Championship at 3D Summer Shootout; Freedom 2018 Red loses in AA final
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Freedom 2016

Freedom 2018 Red

Bishop Shanahan 2016 Midfielder, Ryan Smith commits to Lynchburg College.

Bishop Shanahan 2016 Defenseman, Ryan Whalen commits to Catholic University.

Lampeter-Strasburg 2016 Defenseman, Chase Pirozzi commits to Mt. St. Mary's University

Downingtown East 2016 Defenseman, Ben Swavely commits to Randolph Macon College

The Calverton School 2017 Midfielder, Kyle Berkeley commits to Quinnipiac University

Downingtown East 2016 DEF Healy commits to Towson Read more.

Downingtown West 2016 ATT-MF Gallagher commits to Dartmouth Read more.

Downingtown East 2015 MF Rittenhouse commits to Swarthmore Read more.

Bishop Shanahan 2017 MF Goforth commits to Bryant Read more.

Henderson 2017 MF Mascetti commits to Quinnipiac Read more.

Lampeter-Strasburg 2016 ATT-MF Patterson commits to St. Joseph's Read more.

Malvern Prep 2018 attackman White commits to Ohio State Read more.

FreedomLaxx 2019 White wins U15B title at Brine Indian Summer Tournament (MD) Read more.

FreedomLaxx 2019 Red opens fall season by winning Brine Indian Summer (MD) Read more.

Downingtown East 2015 DEF Murray commits to Swarthmore Read more.


8/2/14 2018 Red Chocolatetown Shootout Champions 2014



7/11/14 Freedom 2017 White wins championship at the Lax Evo Games. Freedom 2017 White went undefeated in pool play at the Lax Evo Games (2017 HS Level) beating Pittsburgh Select 2017 8-2, Team Philadelphia Blue 11-3 and Mad Dawg JV 8-2.
We were the #1 seed going into Sunday and beat: True Lax 2017 (4-3 in OT); Superstar 2017 (9-7)
Congratulations to the MVP: Offensive MVP - Connor Hyzny; Defensive MVP - Addison Giansiracusa



7/10/14 Freedom 2022 won first 2 summer tournament! Freedom 2022 won their 1st tournament of the summer in dominating fashion at Summer Slam in West Chester, PA on June 21-22. The team used great intensity and team play to defeat Mesa Fresh Fever 12-6 in the finals.


Next, the boys went on to win the title at the Lacrosse Evolution Games the following weekend in Downingtown, PA. Once again sharing the ball to score, and playing very solid defense, Freedom 2022 made it two in a row. The boys defeated Team Superstar from NY/CT 8-3 in the finals. Freedom 2022 is 10-0 in games played so far this summer.



6/30/14 FreedomLaxx 2019 Red wins championship at Philly Showdown Read more.


6/30/14 The Freedom 2021 team won the Summer Slam lacrosse tournament in dramatic fashion this past weekend in Westtown. The boys played two games on Saturday evening beating Tri-State from northern NJ 9-2 and Mesa Fever 6-3. Both games were hard fought with Freedom not pulling away until the 2nd half. Sunday morning brought two more pool play games, the Freedom boys beat Brotherhood from Bergen County, NJ 8-4, and then a very strong Orange Crush team from Syracuse 6-2. This allowed the boys to come out of pool play undefeated at 4-0 tied with the Kooper's team.

Given the playoff tiebreaker rules the Freedom team was seeded #2 going into the playoffs and had to face the Orange Crush team once again. This time the game was far closer with the Syracuse team coming out ready to go and taking an early 3-0 lead. Freedom stormed back and eventually won a hard fought battle 6-5 against this very strong squad.

This set up a championship game with Kooper's Lacrosse Club from Baltimore who also came in undefeated. Kooper's came out quick and was up 4 goals before Freedom managed to score. The first half ended with Kooper's up comfortably at 4-1 and the Freedom team needing to regroup. Unfortunately Koopers came out and scored 2 more to take a commanding 6-1 lead with 16 minutes left in the game. From there on the Freedom team played to a much higher level than they had in the 1st half and rode the offensive performance of Matty Traynor, Braeden Lange, Reilly Dugan, Dylan McMahon, Sean Kaiser, & Justin Wescoat to claw their way back into the game. Traynor (2 goals, 10 gbs) was dominant on faceoffs & ground balls while Dugan & Wescoat both added tallies from the midfield. The attack unit of Kaiser (1 assist, 6 gbs), Lange (2 goals, 2 assists), and McMahon (1 goal, 2 assists) played extremely well during the final game as well as throughout the championship.

Defensively the Freedom team played tremendously well throughout the tournament led by Jayden Rowe, JD Shimer, Drew Deves, Aiden Coulter, Luke Shoemaker, & Collin Measel. Jayden Rowe led the way defensively as well as chipped in some goals and assists in transition while Shimer added some much-needed staunch play on the backline. Deves had multiple takeaways and helped to spark transition as well as did Coulter, Measel, and Shoemaker. Both goalies, Ben Tompkins & Tommy O'Malley, played spectacularly both making some great plays when needed as well as clearing to set up transition. Lastly, Owen McLaughlin won the "unsung hero" award for his phenomenal play at short stick defensive middie where his play led to multiple goals and fast breaks. Throughout the tournament points were recorded by Traynor, Lange, Kaiser, McMahon, Wescoat, Dugan, Rowe, Shimer, Egan Butala, Luke Wetzel, Tyler Rodriguez, Will Delaney, Jakob Voehringer & Justin Sanelli.



6/30/14 Freedom 2020 White went undefeated at Lax Evo's Evolution Games and was crowned champions of the 2020 division. Freedom 2020 White dominated in pool play beating Pittsburgh Select 7-4, Team Superstar 8-3 and Team Philadelphia 7-3. Freedom 2020 White then played Pittsburgh Select again in the semi-finals and won 6-2 in a rough battle. In the championship round Freedom faced off against Team Philadelphia again and dominated in a 7-1 victory. Offensively Freedom White was led by attackmen Cole Bertolami, Cole Benson, PJ Oppenheimer, Nolan Smith, Braeden Karpathios and Brady McGovern. Great midfield play from Gabriel Goforth, Spencer Uggla, Matt Brock, Matt Flinn, Joe Morgan, Jared Kolinsky, Michael and Jakob Voehringer and Will Yocum. Keegan Billie did an outstanding job in goal and was supported by Dylan Kilroy, PJ Grubb, Gunnar Romano, Griffin Pumilia and Josh Toth on defense. Coaches Greg Benson, Jay Kilroy and Michael Voehringer were very proud of the effort and result.


5/28/14 Philadelphia Freedom 2016 midfield-attacker, AJ Traynor has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Loyola University Maryland. Read more.


5/28/14 Philadelphia Freedom 2017 defenseman, JD Carroll has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Michigan. Read more.



3/14/2014
Our Freedom 2021 team played at halftime of the #1 ranked Maryland Terps game this past Friday against Villanova in Byrd Stadium. We tied with the Annapolis Hawks 1-1.




















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