Yet another Iowa college adds varsity lacrosse!
Lacrosse growth in Iowa is still at its earliest stages in many areas, but that doesn’t mean the game isn’t making moves, because it is. Small changes can have HUGE impacts.
While nothing is set in stone and all options are open, the potential for an Eastern Iowa lacrosse league/division is greater than it has ever been.
Since I live and work in Des Moines, my primary focus is on developing lacrosse in the city and is suburbs. My organization is the Central Iowa Lacrosse Association to reflect this commitment. But as we continue to grow here, I cannot help but feel responsible for the growth (or lack thereof) in other parts […]
The third season of the Central Iowa Lacrosse Association Box Lacrosse League wrapped up earlier this month, leaving Des Moines with little lax to discuss. There has been some stuff going on behind the scenes and practices have started for area colleges and Valley High School. Here are a few items of interest: -The West […]
It’s nothing concrete, but the new AD at Colorado State University (Jack Graham, recently spoke about adding varsity lacrosse. Any interest froim the AD is a good thing, and most would agree that lax would be a logical addition at CSU. Graham: I would love to add lacrosse to our list of athletic programs. In […]
Syracuse is moving to the ACC in the near future and will become the conference’s fifth lacrosse team. The NCAA requires six teams to receive an automatic qualifier for the championship tournament. Even before Cuse (and Pittsburgh) left the Big East, speculation about additional ACC lacrosse programs has run rampant. Georgia Tech Before getting into […]
After looking at a pair of school in the Golden State, let’s return to the more familiar territory of the Old Dominion. Despite being home to the current NCAA Champions and a collection of D3 programs, the Commonwealth falls short in the D1 lax category. Considering the number of D1 schools available, this is somewhat […]
Varsity lacrosse is in extremely short supply in the western half of the country. This is especially true at the NCAA D1 level where only two programs reside west of the Mississippi – Denver and Air Force. So it is on that note that we move from a relatively sure thing at Boston University to […]
I finished up the B1G Ten portion of this series at the beginning of the month. Now it’s time to move about the NCAA landscape in search of schools bursting with the potential to add lacrosse as a varsity sport. The series will remain sporadic, so bear with me. Although I will throw some UNI-type […]
When I was wandering through the Lacrosse All Stars Forums earlier today, I noticed this thread: Iowa State University is looking for one D1 OOC team to travel to Ames, Iowa to play up to 3 games on the weekend of March 23-25th. The teams that you would play are Mankato State University, St. Cloud […]
This post sprang from a reply to the NCAA Expansion Series. At first this was going to be left in the comments section, but I soon realized that it was far too massive for that. And that’s how blogging happens…If I ran a club team – in pretty much any sport – I would be […]
In celebration of tomorrow’s Cy-Hawk game in Ames, the Cyclones lacrosse team will host the Hawkeyes at 5:30 pm. Not only is this a great annual tradition, it also is a great way for both clubs to gain a little more attention. As always, admission is free. This year’s game will also serve as a […]
Brendan Gross, coach of the Iowa State lax team, emailed me yesterday regarding an upcoming fall ball scrimmage between the Cyclones and Hawkeyes in Ames on Friday, September 9. The teams will square off at 5:30 pm. Admission to the lacrosse game is free. -VS- The two lax clubs (along with other club teams) have […]