ECAC Division II Lacrosse League

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ECAC Division II Lacrosse League
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Established 2012
Association NCAA
Division Division II
Members 8
Sports fielded 1 (men's: 1; women's: 0)
Region United States
Headquarters Centerville, Massachusetts
Commissioner Rudy Keeling (since 2012)
Website ecacd2lax.com
Locations
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The Eastern College Athletic Conference Division II Lacrosse League, also known as the ECAC Division II Lacrosse League, is an American NCAA Division II college athletic conference and part of the Eastern College Athletic Conference that only sponsors men's Division II lacrosse. The league was founded in March 2012 and began play in the 2012-13 academic year (2013 lacrosse season).[1] The founding members included Alderson Broaddus University (then Alderson–Broaddus College), Lake Erie College, Lindenwood University, Mercyhurst University, Ohio Valley University, Seton Hill University, Walsh University, and Wheeling Jesuit University.[1] The new conference brings together four former associate member in men's lacrosse only of the East Coast Conference:[2] Lake Erie, Mercyhurst, Seton Hill, and Wheeling Jesuit;[3] Lindenwood from the Western Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association;[4] and Ohio Valley from competing as and Independent program;[5] Walsh, in the program's first season of NCAA competition as part of the university's transition from NAIA;[6] and Alderson-Broaddus, the program's first season in existence.[7]

Members[edit]


Institution Location Nickname Joined Primary
Conference
Alderson Broaddus University Philippi, West Virginia Battlers 2012 Great Midwest
Lake Erie College Painesville, Ohio Storm 2012 Great Lakes Intercollegiate
Lindenwood University Saint Charles, Missouri Lions 2012 Mid-America
Mercyhurst University Erie, Pennsylvania Lakers 2012 Pennsylvania State
Ohio Valley University Vienna, West Virginia Fighting Scots 2012 Great Midwest
Seton Hill University Greensburg, Pennsylvania Griffins 2012 Pennsylvania State
Walsh University North Canton, Ohio Cavaliers 2012 Great Lakes Intercollegiate
Wheeling Jesuit University Wheeling, West Virginia Cardinals 2012 Mountain East

Conference stadiums[edit]

School Lacrosse Stadium Capacity Surface
Alderson Broaddus Alderson Broaddus Athletic Complex TBD Synthetic turf
Lake Erie Jack Britt Memorial Stadium 3,000 Synthetic turf
Lindenwood Harlen C. Hunter Stadium 7,450 Synthetic turf
Mercyhurst Louis J. Tullio Field 2,300 Synthetic turf
Ohio Valley Parkersburg High School Stadium 10,000 Synthetic turf
Seton Hill Offutt Field 5,000 Synthetic turf
Walsh Vasco Sports Athletic Field N/A Synthetic turf
Wheeling Jesuit Wheeling Jesuit Athletic Complex 1,400 Synthetic turf

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ECAC Announces New Division II Men's Lacrosse League to Begin Play in 2013". ECAC. March 28, 2012. Retrieved March 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ Lake Erie to Join Newly Formed ECAC Lacrosse League in 2013
  3. ^ Coyne, Jay (September 13, 2011). ECC to Restructure, Mercyhurst Gets Bounced. Lacrosse Magazine. Retrieved March 28, 2012. 
  4. ^ Lippman, David (June 8, 2011). "Lindenwood University Joins Mesa State in WILA". KREX-TV. Retrieved June 8, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Ohio Valley Fighting Scots 2012". LaxPower.com. Retrieved March 28, 2012. 
  6. ^ Frollo, Joe (July 12, 2010). "Walsh, Malone to begin transition to NCAA Division II". The Repository. Retrieved March 28, 2012. 
  7. ^ Lannom, Andrea (March 12, 2012). "Alderson-Broaddus discusses athletics expansion, increasing enrollment". State Journal. Retrieved March 28, 2012. 

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