Midland University (NAIA NE) Adds Men's Lacrosse

FREMONT, Neb. – Midland University has announced the addition of Men's Lacrosse to their athletic department, marking the university's 32nd varsity program which continues their commitment to invest in the student experience. Men's lacrosse will begin recruiting for the 2019-2020 school year and compete as an affiliate member with the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) within the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), along with the Midland Women's Lacrosse team.

 Midland University has experienced record growth over the last ten years and is recognized as Nebraska's fastest-growing college. Students are drawn to the institution's dynamic course offerings, scholarship opportunities, and inclusive community. Home to the largest athletic department in Nebraska, Midland boasts more than 850 student-athletes participating in now 32 varsity sports. 

"Midland University strives to be a leader in creating opportunities for students to pursue their passions and engage in learning experiences that go beyond the classroom. Men's lacrosse is a growing sport, and we are excited to offer this opportunity to our students while earning their degree," stated Jody Horner, Midland University President. Further bolstering the exciting new athletic program addition, Midland is pleased to announce T.J. Westfall as the Men's Lacrosse team's first head coach. Westfall comes to Midland University from Lincoln, Nebraska where he has been an integral part of the Lincoln Rampage lacrosse program since 2008, as a player during his prep days, later as an assistant coach. Westfall served as head coach from 2015-2017.

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