WEST POINT, N.Y.- The U.S. Military Academy at West Point announced it will add women's lacrosse to its NCAA athletics lineup beginning with the 2015-16 season on Monday morning.
Director of Athletics Boo Corrigan, along with the West Point leadership team, approved the addition to its Division I athletics program, which currently sponsors 25 intercollegiate sports.
Beginning in 2015-16, women's lacrosse will become the 10th member of the Patriot League, which currently supports American, Boston University, Bucknell, Colgate, Holy Cross, Lafayette, Lehigh, Loyola and Navy's women's lacrosse programs. This announcement will elevate West Point from the competitive club level, from which it has competed since 1979, to varsity status.
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