Northhampton Community College (NJCAA PA) Adds Lacrosse

Director of Athletics Troy Tucker has announced that Northampton Community College will add cross country and men's lacrosse to their intercollegiate athletic program for the 2013-2014 season.

 "We are very excited to be adding sports to our program," stated Tucker. "In a very short time, we have been able to establish ourselves as one of the top Division III junior college athletic programs in the country. The addition of cross country and men's lacrosse shows the commitment that the college has to intercollegiate athletics and the belief in the positive aspects that a well-rounded program can bring to the campus and the community."

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Muskingum University (DIII OH) Adds Lacrosse

Muskingum University is proud to announce that men’s and women’s lacrosse will be added as a varsity sport beginning in the 2014-15 academic year. Muskingum joins seven other Ohio Athletic Conference schools in adding lacrosse, which has been the fastest-growing team sport in America over the past decade.

For the 2013-14 year, Muskingum will field a team that will compete at the junior varsity level, in preparation for the NCAA Division III competition the following year. The teams will play their home games on the ProGrass Turf on Sherman Field in McConagha Stadium.

“It’s always exciting to offer additional athletic opportunities to our student-athletes,” said Muskingum Athletic Director Larry Shank. “Adding lacrosse will enhance Muskingum and showcase our university to a greater number of high school students.”

The addition of men’s and women’s lacrosse will elevate Muskingum’s athletic department to 21 varsity sports.

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Lourdes University (NAIA OH) Adds Lacrosse

Lourdes University director of athletics Andre Smith has announced that the school will begin sponsoring the sports of men’s and women’s lacrosse as well as competitive cheer and dance beginning with the 2013-2014 school year.

 The addition of the two sports will bring the university’s varsity sports total to 13, as Lourdes previously announced the addition of men’s and women’s cross country earlier this fall.

 “Adding lacrosse and competitive cheer continues to enhance our athletic department here at Lourdes,” Smith stated. “We look forward to having the additional student-athletes on campus beginning this fall.”

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Albertus Magnus College Pushing Back Varsity Start to 2014

Albertus Magnus College has announced that both its men's and women's lacrosse teams will begin their Varsity competition in 2014 as both teams will compete as club teams in 2013.

"We're excited to get men's and women's lacrosse off of the ground at Albertus Magnus College. Both Darryl Delia (men's lacrosse head coach) and Steve Jewett (women's lacrosse head coach) are doing a great job creating a buzz surrounding our programs," said Director of Athletic Michael Spinner. "We're all looking forward to the spring of 2014 when we can finally unveil three years of very hard work, and have a product on the field that the entire Albertus Magnus community can be proud of."

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