Brenau University (NAIA GA) Adds Women's Lacrosse

Brenau University Athletic Director Mike Lochstampfor said the time is right for the fastest-growing school sport in the nation, lacrosse, to join the Golden Tigers’ intercollegiate athletics program. Lochstampfor plans to hire a head coach this summer and begin recruiting student-athletes and marketing the program in the fall.

The plan is to be ready to play the first Brenau lacrosse games in February 2018. “It’s such a popular sport right now with the momentum it’s gained at the youth level and in high schools,” Lochstampfor said. “Even internally, we’ve had some requests from some of our current students.” Lochstampfor said university officials have been discussing the addition of lacrosse for a few years. “It’s the logical choice to proceed with that as our next big venture,” he said. “We’ve gotten all of our other sports solidified.”

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