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Jay Gallagher Memorial Lacrosse Tournament honouring Ryan Kohart and Dave Leistman

June 21, 2015

The 18th annual Jay Gallagher Memorial Tournament will be played on Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21, 2015 at St. Paul’s in Garden City, NY.

The tournament memorializes Jay Gallagher, Andrew Palmeri, Mollie Biggane, Ryan Kohart and David Leistman. Ryan Kohart and David Leistman were murdered in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center of September 11, 2001. Ryan, 26, was a graduate of Garden City High School and a four-year letterman at North Carolina University. Ryan was the recipient of the Jay Gallagher Award, which recognizes “The Outstanding Freshman in the Carolina Lacrosse Program.” He was working at Cantor Fitzgerald on top of the North Tower of the World Trade Center on 9/11.

Dave Leistman, 43, also worked for Cantor Fitzgerald. He was a four-year letterman at Adelphi University. A long-time village resident, Dave was active in the Garden City Rams Lacrosse program coaching both boy’s and girl’s teams. He was a devoted family man, married and the father of two.

Schedules for the tournament will be posted on the tournament website nearer to the date.

The Jay Gallagher Memorial Foundation is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to improving cancer awareness, improving the lives of those diagnosed with cancer, and finding a cure for the disease.

The tournament raises funds and public awareness for the Andy Foundation, Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation, the Miracle Foundation, Cancer Center for Kids at Winthrop University Hospital. More than 120 teams from the Northeast will participate and at least 7,000 people are expected to attend.

St. Paul’s
95 Stewart Ave.
Garden City, NY, 11530


June 21, 2015
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St. Paul’s
95 Stewart Ave.
Garden City, NY United States