Monday Lax Links

-2017 MLL Championships to be Held in Texas

-Why the MCLA Matters?

-Is Utah the Next Denver?

The Formula Behind the Four Year Phenomena

-Myles Jones, the Future of Lacrosse

-All State Sugar Bowl Helps to Grow Lacrosse

-NC State Club Lacrosse Growing

-Lacrosse Makes Impact with Twitter Streamed Game

-Lacrosse Stick Youth Market Growing

-Is Lacrosse a Safer Alternative to Football?

Monday Lax Links

-NLL Outdraws NHL in Denver

-Cleveland State All Business in Debut

-Patriot Leagues Historic Twitter Stream of Loyola-UVA

-Loyola-UVA The First Twitter Streamed Game

-Midweek Games Becoming a Rarity

-WLax Possession Clock An Advantage for Defenders

-Ex-Dowling Players Sticking Together

-Chris Hogan Forms A New Face of Lacrosse

-Taiwan Awarded Full Membership Into FIL

-Growing the Game Through Diversity and Inclusion

-NAIA Continues to Drive Men's Lacrosse Growth in Kansas

-Race in the Sport of Lacrosse

Monday Lax Links

-Hollywood High School to Add Lacrosse

-SoCon (D1) to Add Women's Lacrosse as a Sponsored Sport

-Syrian Sisters Find Refuge in Lacrosse

-Arizona State Announces Facility Project, May Add More Sports

-CCAC (D2) to Add Men's Lacrosse as a Sponsored Sport

-Explosion of Lacrosse in SC on Display 

-St. Monica Academy (CA) to Add Girls Lacrosse

-Rush Helping Lacrosse Grow in Saskatchewan 

-Sell Out Crowds Help the Game Grow

Eastern Mennonite University (D3 VA) Adds Women's Lacrosse

Eastern Mennonite University announces the addition of women's lacrosse to its athletic program. Director of Athletics Dave King says EMU will hire a head coach in the spring of 2017 to begin recruitment, with competition beginning first at the club level before moving into the Old Dominion Athletic Conference for the 2018-19 season.

"I'm thrilled that we will be able to provide more young people the opportunity to develop life skills through playing a collegiate sport," he said. "As we continue to understand what collegiate sports do for young people and the campus community, it's exciting to expand our sport offerings."

The search for EMU's first women's lacrosse coach will begin immediately, with a start date of June 1, he added.

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Quick Hits:

-Florida Schools District Exploring Adding Lacrosse

-Gary Gait to Lead UWLX

-Peter Baum on Growth in Oregon

-New York Elementary Schools Needs Help Getting New Helmets

-Girls Field Lacrosse Growing in British Columbia

-Gary Gait Helps Grow the Women's Game

-Lacrosse Club has Success at Florida Gulf Coast

University of Chicago Adds Women's Lacrosse

CHICAGO – The University of Chicago announced on Wednesday that women's lacrosse will be added as an intercollegiate sport, with varsity competition slated to commence in the 2018-19 academic year.

"The national growth of women's lacrosse exceeds any other sport and its presence in the Midwest at the Division III level is strong," said Erin McDermott, Director of Athletics & Recreation. "We are very excited to offer another varsity sport to current and prospective students wanting to compete at a high level as part of their University of Chicago educational experience."

With the inclusion of women's lacrosse, UChicago will offer 20 varsity sports (10 men's and 10 women's) that compete at the NCAA Division III level.

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