Last year the Notre Dame lacrosse players visited St. Malachy school in Chicago as well, making this visit a somewhat tradition. O.W.L.S. Lacrosse have also attended Notre Dame Lacrosse games with about one hundred and twenty-five lacrosse players and their families attending the Irish vs. Syracuse game. A small group of the out risk kids who are a part of the O.W.L.S. events are selected to also attend the Notre Dame Lacrosse Skills Camp during the summer months. Sixty-five kids from the west side and south side of Chicago went to the Playing for Peace Event; getting to enjoy the live dj, the lacrosse skills tips, and the tips for building good rapport, teamwork, and relationships off and on the lacrosse field. Read the full article here.
Matt Landis is number 43 on the Notre Dame lacrosse team and is a defense player. He was born in Pelham, New York state to Robert and Norma Landis. He attended and graduated from Pelham High School where he excelled at sports. He volunteered, played hockey, lacrosse and football at Pelham High School.
In 2010 Matt Landis accepted a scholarship to play lacrosse at Notre Dame. He attends the school’s Mendoza College of Business and has a GPA of 3.41. At six foot two and at one hundred and ninety five pounds Mr. Landis is a defensemen to be reckoned with. His size and level of skills has made him a star defensemen for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Lacrosse Team. His hobbies outside of sports and academia include: golfing, volunteering, skiing, skeet shooting and reading.