Elon University Adds Women's Lacrosse

ELON, N.C. – Elon University’s Board of Trustees has approved the addition of women’s lacrosse as a varsity sport with competition to begin in the 2013-14 academic year.

“Women’s lacrosse is growing at an incredible pace and we are excited to add this opportunity for Elon student-athletes,” said Dave Blank, director of athletics. “Women’s lacrosse is becoming increasingly popular at all intercollegiate levels and we feel the sport is a strong fit for our athletic program.”

The women’s lacrosse program will be the 17th varsity sport and 10th women’s athletic program at Elon. A national search will begin immediately to identify a head coach, and the 2012-13 season will be utilized for recruiting, scheduling and player development. The average women’s lacrosse roster is made up of 28 individuals.

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