Lone Star Alliance
|Lone Star Alliance
|Division||Division I, II|
|Sports fielded||College lacrosse (men's: 20; women's: 0)|
|Region||South Central United States|
The Lone Star Alliance (LSA) is a lacrosse-only athletic conference affiliated with the Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA). The conference incorporates teams in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana and is divided into two divisions, Division I and Division II.
Currently thirteen institutions make up the LSA Division I League. All of the LSA DI members are members of NCAA Division I. Currently the LSA DI league includes five Big 12 members, three Conference USA members, two SEC members, two Sun Belt Conference members, and one team each from the American Athletic Conference and Southland Conference.
Seven institutions currently make up the LSA Division II. The league comprises members of various NCAA collegiate athletic conferences.
|Institution||Location||Founded||Affiliation||Enrollment||Team Nickname||Primary conference|
|University of Houston||Houston, Texas||1927||Public||40,747||Cougars||American (Division I)|
|University of Mary Hardin–Baylor||Belton, Texas||1845||Private||3,287||Crusaders||ASC (Division III)|
|Sam Houston State University||Huntsville, Texas||1879||Public||16,882||Bearkats||Southland (Division I)|
|St. Edward's University||Austin, Texas||1878||Private/Catholic||5,400||Hilltopper||Heartland (Division II)|
|Stephen F. Austin State University||Nacogdoches, Texas||1921||Public||12,845||Lumberjacks||Southland (Division I)|
|University of Texas at Dallas||Richardson, Texas||1969||Public||19,727||Comets||ASC (Division III)|
|Trinity University||San Antonio, Texas||1869||Private/Non-sectarian||2,487||Tigers||SCAC (Division III)|
- Austin - Division II (2005–2012)
- Centenary - Division II (2009–2012)
- Oklahoma State - Division I (2005–2011), Division II (2012)
- Southwestern Pirates - Division II (2005–2009)
- UT Arlington - Division II (2005–2009)
- Tulane - Division I (2005–2009), Division II (2011)
- Nicholls State Colonels - Division B (2003–2005)
- "About the Lone Star Alliance". LSA. Retrieved February 5, 2012.