Midwestern Liberal Arts Colleges View Lacrosse As A Weapon…For Good

For those who doubt the rapid growth of the lacrosse or the needless expansion of the sport Kevin Kiley, writer for USA Today, writes a compelling argument. There is a prodigious growth of lacrosse that may otherwise go unseen if you don’t live or have family in the region. Kiley uncovers the escalation of lacrosse participation, particularly, at Liberal Arts Colleges in the Midwest region. According to Kiley, “Since 2010, 17 private colleges in the Midwest have added Division III men’s lacrosse programs and 16 have added women’s programs.” The reasons why these colleges are adding programs at such a fast pace may surprise you. Continue reading…

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  1. Wheels on April 5, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    everyone (almost all) pay to play

  2. Wheels on April 5, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    everyone (almost all) pay to play

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