For Immediate Lacrosse – UVU Lacrosse
Orem, UT (June 28, 2013) – The Rocky Mountain Lacrosse Conference (RMLC) and the Mens Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA) have approved Utah Valley University Mens Lacrosse as a DI-AA Program to compete in the 2013-2014 Season and beyond. The UVU Mens Lacrosse Program is the newest MCLA D1-AA Member.The UVU Mens Lacrosse Team will be lead by Head Coach Mike Pappas. Through the efforts of TJ James and a new UVU Mens Lacrosse Advisory Board, Coach Pappas was selected to build the UVU Mens Lacrosse Program. With 33,000+ students attending UVU and the support of the UVU Administration, the Mens Lacrosse Team will have an excellent recruiting base.
“I know there is a lot of lacrosse talent out there that has not been tapped and I am looking forward to getting that talent on the field. For the young men that are ready to play lacrosse at the collegiate-level, we will be a great program to develop and support those players,” Coach Pappas commented.
Pappas has been a long-time lacrosse coach and was an Assistant Coach at University of Utah prior to joining the UVU Program. With Head Coach Pappas, General Manager TJ James and a committed Advisory Board, the UVU Mens Lacrosse Team is poised to be a successful, competitive program and an asset to the lacrosse community in Utah. The UVU Administration is in full support of the Mens Lacrosse Program and welcomes another sports offering for its students.
Players are eligible if they are enrolled in 12 or more Credit Hours at UVU during the semester in which they are playing. To receive further information on Upcoming UVU Mens Lacrosse Events like Meet the Coaching Staff, Tryouts, Coaching Positions Available, Team Fees, Fundraising and more, please use contact methods below.