University of Dubuque (D3 IA) Adds Men's Lacrosse

Becomes first NCAA school in Iowa and first for 2013-2014 academic year.

The University of Dubuque announces the appointment of Jake Olsen as head men's lacrosse coach and Offensive Coordinator in football for the Spartans. Olsen will lead the Spartans in their inaugural season of lacrosse in 2014. There are currently 206 Division III Women's Lacrosse teams and 179 Division III Men's Lacrosse teams competing in the NCAA.

Olsen, a native of Osage, Iowa joined the Spartans in 2011 as a coach for the wide receivers and as an adjunct professor in the Core Curriculum at UD. He Helped the Spartans to it's first IIAC title in football in 31 years. Previously Olsen was assistant head coach and offensive coordinator in football at Southern Oregon University working with quarterbacks and wide receivers (2006-10). He also coached 3 All-Americans and 14 All-Independent NAIA performers while serving as team's strength and conditioning coordinator.

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