Earlier this week, we hinted that the NCAA D1 Men’s Lacrosse could expand in 2014 due to a new NCAA rule, allowing certain sports (like lacrosse) to count play-in games as tourney games. This means the NCAA can pay expenses, and the games will count as official tournament appearances.
Tag Archives | Expansion
After reading a recent Lax All Stars blog titled “Who Will Add D1 Lacrosse Next?” and the follow up post “Responding To Criticism From The Growth Blog”, Tony Lowe of Elev8 Sports Institute got to thinking of the reasons why big time sport schools, like Florida State and University of Florida, have not ventured into Men’s Lacrosse, while schools like Boston University, Richmond, Furman, Marquette, and Jacksonville have.
This week’s match-up takes us back to the 2008 and some early attempts to expand the MLL.
The University of the District of Columbia is adding varsity men’s and women’s lacrosse in 2014. This makes UDC the first men’s variety team at an HBCU since Morgan State in the early 1980s.
Lacrosse is growing, so it only makes sense that the MLL does the same. But where will Major League Lacrosse go? What are the best possible expansion areas and regions?
Quint Kessenich recently laid out four options for the Hamilton Nationals MLL franchise, but a few of them didn’t make much sense. Find out why Connor thinks we’re not getting the full story here.
Do we have our next new NCAA Division 1 lacrosse team already? It seems like things are starting to shape up for a potential new D1 program in South Carolina!
ESPN is reporting that SMU is moving to the Big East, and now considering the move to add lacrosse to its staple of varsity sports. This would be a HUGE move for lax!
Mike Synek is back with a recap of the inaugural MILA Championship game as well as some more info on US Box Lacrosse. It’s been a season of adversity for the league, but also triumph. US Box Lacrosse is on the rise.
Lacrosse has seen a ton of growth over the past decade. But the sport has not seen the same boom at the big time college football schools. Connor WIlson examines who offers lax, who will in the future, and who should!
The NLL is a perplexing pro sports league. All of the opportunity in the world is at their feet, but the league isn’t flourishing. What can be done to improve the NLL, and keep it at the top of the pro box lacrosse heap?
Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana is adding NCAA Division 3 Lacrosse! NCAA lacrosse in Louisiana is now a 100% reality starting in 2012-13! Grow The Game all over the place!