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Arcadia University (PA) Adds Men's Lacrosse

GLENSIDE, Pa., Thursday, May 5, 2011 ─ Arcadia University (www.arcadia.edu/athletics) announces Men’s Lacrosse as a new varsity sport, with Andrew S. Delaney of Riva, Md., as the full-time head coach for the new NCAA Division III program.

Men’s lacrosse began as a club sport at Arcadia in 2006-07, and the Knights will transition to their first varsity season in the Middle Atlantic Conference in 2012-13. The MAC currently sponsors 14 women’s teams and 13 men’s teams. Coach Delaney’s Knights will play a highly competitive club schedule in 2011-12 as he prepares them for NCAA intercollegiate competition.

“Arcadia is very fortunate to have Andrew coming to be the first full-time coach of Men’s Lacrosse,” says Director of Athletics Shirley Liddle. “Andrew has a very strong background playing and coaching college lacrosse, and he understands our commitment to the DIII student-athlete experience. His collegiate coaching experience will be an advantage as he transforms our club into a competitive varsity program.”

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