Marian University (D3 WI) Adds Women's Lacrosse

FOND DU LAC, Wis. - Marian University director of athletics Jason Bartelt has announced the addition of women's lacrosse to Marian and the hiring of David Pomeroy to head the program which will begin competition during the 2018-19 academic year.

 "I am proud to announce the addition of women's lacrosse to our athletic department," commented Bartelt on the addition of women's lacrosse. "This addition provides another athletic opportunity for student-athletes looking to continue their passion for sports while achieving a higher education at Marian." Women's lacrosse becomes the 21st varsity sport at Marian University with the addition of men's lacrosse who will open their inaugural season later this year. The home opener for the men's lacrosse program is set for Thursday, March 8 when Marian welcomes Calvin to Smith Field. The addition of women's lacrosse in 2018-19 will cap off a run of four consecutive years Sabre athletics will have a varsity sport play their inaugural season; men's volleyball (2015-16), ACHA hockey (2016-17), men's lacrosse (2017-18).

 "I am very excited to be adding women's lacrosse to the lineup of Marian athletics teams," commented Marian University president Andrew Manion. "Coach Pomeroy has a strong history of getting collegiate teams started and I think he will make a great addition to our coaching staff."

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