Bryn Athyn College, (PA) Adds Lacrosse

Bryn Athyn, Pa – Bryn Athyn College Director of Athletics Matt Kennedy announced this week the college's plan to elevate their club lacrosse program to varsity status in 2012-2013. This strategic initiative plays a role in the college's athletic growth plan and is one sport closer to joining the NCAA in the near future. The college now offers five varsity programs and plans to add more over the next few years.

"We are very excited to be able to add varsity men's lacrosse to our offerings here at Bryn Athyn. Lacrosse has such a long history here at Bryn Athyn, and we are happy to now elevate it to the next level. Over the past 10 years, we have witnessed a lacrosse boom in the Philadelphia area and being able to offer a varsity program is attractive to prospective students" said Kennedy.

Bryn Athyn has hired head coach Jesse King to lead the program into their first varsity season. King has spent the last eight years as the head coach with the Bryn Athyn club program. The Huntington Valley, PA native studied economics at the University of Pennsylvania and went on to obtain his law degree at Villanova.

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