Maine Maritime and Thomas More College Add Women's Lacrosse

CASTINE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy will offer women's lacrosse with varsity intercollegiate play beginning in the spring of 2015. The program will begin play with a club season in 2014. The addition of women's lacrosse is part of a larger restructuring of the athletic department.

"Maine Maritime Academy is committed to offering the best possible experience for its athletes," said Director of Athletics, Steve Peed. "We have made a number of moves in order to ensure we are meeting our mission. The addition of women's lacrosse is a natural fit given our facilities."

(CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) - Thomas More College President David A. Armstrong, J.D. and Athletic Director Terry Connor announced today (Monday, August 26, 2013) that the College will be adding women's lacrosse as a varsity sport during the 2014-15 academic year. 

Women's lacrosse is the fastest-growing team sport in the United States, according to the most recent research by the Sports Marketing Surveys USA. The addition of women's lacrosse will bring the total number of athletic teams at Thomas More to 19 (10 women and nine men).

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