Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Lacrosse: In Phoenix, GCU Expands Lacrosse Footprint

GCU attackman Joe Balestrieri (Photo / MCLA)

The Grand Canyon University 'Lopes are members of the NCAA's Western Athletic Conference (WAC) for most of their sports offerings. In men's lacrosse, however, the program has taken up residence within the Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association's (MCLA) Southwestern Lacrosse Conference (SLC).

Earlier this month I was able to interview several members of the 2017 team who took roads from far corners of North America to play or coach at GCU. The 'Lopes captured the 2015 MCLA Division I title and look poised to challenge for it again in 2017. - TF

The article appeared on the American Sports Network site. 

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