Georgetown College (NAIA KY) Adds Women's Lacrosse

Lacrosse is by far one of the fastest growing team sports in the United States. Since 2001, youth participation is up 138 percent to nearly 300,000. No sport has grown faster at the high school level and in the past six years is the fasting-growing sport in the NCAA with 755 college teams – 433 of which are women's teams. This does not include more than 500 college club programs, nearly 200 of which are women's teams that compete at the US Lacrosse Intercollegiate Association level.

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Georgetown College's Application for NCAA DII Was Recently Rejected

Although they will reapply

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University of Great Falls (NAIA MT) To Add Lacrosse

The University of Great Falls, a private Catholic University, is accepting applications for the position of men's lacrosse head coach. This is a 12-month, full-time position.

The University of Great Falls will begin its inaugural season in the fall of 2013. Lacrosse will be treated as a varsity sport and scholarships will be awarded.

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Central Michigan University and Capital University (DIII OH) Add Lacrosse

MOUNT PLEASANT - Central Michigan University celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Title IX legislation today in grand style as the CMU Board of Trustees unanimously approved the addition of women's golf and women's lacrosse.

 The women's golf team is scheduled to begin competition during the 2014-15 academic year, while the lacrosse program will start play in 2015-16. The addition of the programs will continue Central Michigan's long-standing compliance with Title IX and will provide equitable athletics participation and education opportunities for both men and women.

 "This is truly an exciting day for Central Michigan University and our athletics program as we continue to provide additional opportunities for young women to pursue their athletic and academic dreams," CMU Director of Athletics Dave Heeke said. "These sports are great additions to our overall program and will attract outstanding student-athletes who will contribute to our Championship Culture."

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Capital University will add men’s and women’s lacrosse as varsity sports beginning in the 2013-14 academic year, director of athletics Steve Bruning announced.

Games for both teams are set to begin in the spring of 2014. All home matches will be played at the institution’s 3,000-seat Bernlohr Stadium.

“After extensive discussion and research, we’ve decided to add men’s and women’s lacrosse programs at Capital,” Bruning said. “Lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States, and we believe the sport will bring new opportunities to enhance the student-athlete experience, both on and off the field, at Capital.”

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Brevard College (DII NC) To Add Lacrosse

Brevard, N.C. - Brevard College Athletic Director Juan Mascaro announced today the addition of men’s and women’s lacrosse as varsity sports beginning with the 2013-14 school year.

 “This is a dynamic opportunity for the Brevard College Athletic Department and our community” said Mascaro. “With the addition of men’s and women’s lacrosse, the College now offers 20 intercollegiate sports that bring a lot of excitement to campus. We’ll begin our national search immediately to hire the first-ever Brevard College Lacrosse coach.”

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Town Recreation Department Drops Little League Baseball for Lacrosse

This spring, Hudson, NH youth will be able to trade in their baseball gloves for lacrosse sticks.

The Board of Selectmen on Tuesday approved a new lacrosse program, which will be run through the town’s Recreation Department. The program replaces the floundering Babe Ruth baseball league, which has seen a decrease of revenue and interest over the past few years.

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