Attendance, LeMoyne is staying in DII, and Lindenwood has a varsity Clay Target Shooting Team

An impressive weekend for game attendance, nearly 8,000 people saw No.2 Virginia defeat No.1 Syracuse 11-10 in Charlottesville and the Konica Minolta Face Off Classic saw a crowd of just under 20,000

Drexel shocked Notre Dame with a 7-6 OT victory.  With teams like Drexel, Lafayette and Stony Brook making waves has parity finally made it's way  to NCAA DI Lacrosse?

DII power LeMoyne College has completed their Division I feasibility study and has concluded that they will remain in Division II.  On the other hand Lindenwood University in Missouri has applied for NCAA status at the Division II level.  No word yet as to if they plan to have their successful MCLA teams compete at the NCAA level.  The article states that not all teams will be promoted to NCAA/varsity status, sorry Lindenwood Roller Hockey, Table Tennis, and Clay Target Shooting team.

MCLA game webcasts seem to becoming more common. The Growth Blog remembers when the only MCLA games one could watch not in person used to be BYU on BYUTV on Direct TV 1,275.

New youth leagues popping up in Chicago and Florida, but a Maine district is dropping their middle school lacrosse team due to budget issues.

St. Louis Today asked it's sport staff to make predictions for the next decade and journalist David Kvidahl predicts lacrosse will grow for among other reasons it is a safer alternative to football.

Quick Hits

- New stick regulations, are they making any difference? A players perspective

-IMG wants to create a High School Lacrosse National Championship Tournament

-A great article by Inside Lacrosse's Sean Burns about the affects of Title IX on college lacrosse

-Arizona High School girl becomes 2nd ever from state to play Division I (video)

-2nd edition of Lacrosse For Dummies due out in April