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West Coast Split

1 - Published January 12, 2009 by in College

 
A big development here in the West Coast, as the largest conference in the MCLA (the Western Collegiate Lacrosse League) has decided to split itself in to two distinct organizations.

The WCLL had been the best league in the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA) and its predecessor, the Men’s Division Intercollegiate Associates, for years. Recently, however, the cumbersome logistics of the league – 20 teams spread over four, uneven divisions and a geographical area covering roughly the same distance between New York City and Jacksonville, Fla. – had spurred talk of movement.

By far the smartest part of this decision was keeping enough teams in each conference to grant them both AQ’s to the national tournament.

Read Jac Coyne’s entire article here.