Howard County, Maryland — June 30, 2017 — WorldStrides Excel, the nation’s largest and most trusted sports travel provider, has announced its partnership with Howard County Girls Lacrosse Club to deliver international lacrosse tours for their players.
Howard County Girls Lacrosse Club (HOCO) is a unique club lacrosse program for girls in and around Howard County, Maryland. . HOCO strives to help every player improve as a lacrosse player and teammate and believes in providing a positive hard-working atmosphere, continually reinforcing fundamentals.
“I’m very excited to offer this opportunity to our players through WorldStrides Excel Programs,” said Michael Rhodovi, Director of HOCO Girls Lacrosse Club.” “Traveling abroad to play or hosting an exchange here at home has always been a goal of ours since we started HOCO Girls with the notion that we could do our part in growing the game, as well as introduce the girls to different styles of play providing a more enriched (and fun) lacrosse experience.”
Under terms of the agreement, in 2018, HOCO will be sending a five teams to Scotland and England from its 2021-2025 classes as well as a team from its 2019/2020 class in preparations for post high school competition. During travel, these teams will embark on an experience like no other including four friendly games against local clubs, training sessions, sightseeing excursions and numerous other team-building activities.
“We are excited to provide international travel to HoCo Girls Lacrosse Club to compete against European teams from Scotland and England,” said Eric McAleer, Vice President of WorldStrides Excel Programs. “This opportunity will open its players’ eyes to new styles of play and a brand new culture.” –