The Case For Lacrosse At UGA

Last Saturday, the University of Georgia club lacrosse team’s run in the SELC tournament came to a disappointing end. Despite this setback, the Bulldog laxers were able to post an impressive 13-3-1 record for the season*. The success of the club team’s 2012 campaign, coupled with the sport’s rapid expansion at the high school level throughout the state, has led me to believe that now is the time to make lacrosse the University of Georgia’s 20th varsity sport. I understand that there are issues with the athletic department funding another nonrevenue sport, and there is always the looming presence of Title IX with which to contend. However, those are discussions for another day. I only wish to write about the merits of the game.

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Anonymous said...

Bellarmine is in Louisville, KY but that is probably not the South either......