Methodist University (DIII NC) To Add Men's Lacrosse

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Methodist University is pleased to announce the addition of men's lacrosse as an intercollegiate sport for the 2013-14 year.

"I am pleased to announce that the university administration has recently approved the addition of men's lacrosse as our 20th intercollegiate NCAA Division III sport," Director of Athletics Bob McEvoy said.

A national search will begin immediately for a head coach to join the Methodist staff this fall. The new head coach will have a year to recruit student-athletes and organize t
he program in preparation for the first scheduled competitions in the 2013-14 year.

The last sport Methodist added was women's lacrosse in 2000 with the first season of NCAA competition taking place in the 2001-02 year. The addition of men's lacrosse will give Methodist 20 total sport offerings with 10 men's and 10 women's intercollegiate programs.

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