Lone Star Alliance

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Lone Star Alliance
(LSA)
Lone Star Alliance logo
Association MCLA
Division Division I, II
Members 20
Sports fielded College lacrosse (men's: 20; women's: 0)
Region South Central United States
Commissioner Jason Zantjer
Website http://mcla.us/LSA/

The Lone Star Alliance (LSA) is a lacrosse-only athletic conference affiliated with the Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA).[1] The conference incorporates teams in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana and is divided into two divisions, Division I and Division II.[2]

Division I[edit]

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.

Institution Location Founded Affiliation Enrollment Team Nickname Primary conference
Baylor University Waco, Texas 1845 Private, Baptist 14,769 Bears Big 12 (Division I)
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Lafayette, Louisiana 1898 Public 16,361 Ragin' Cajuns Sunbelt (Division I)
Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1860 Public 25,215 Tigers SEC (Division I)
University of North Texas Denton, Texas 1890 Public 36,206 Mean Green C-USA (Division I)
University of Oklahoma Norman, Oklahoma 1890 Public 29,931 Sooners Big 12 (Division I)
Rice University Houston, Texas 1891 Private/Non-sectarian 6,799 Owls C-USA (Division I)
Southern Methodist University University Park, Texas 1911 Private/Methodist 10,693 Mustangs American (Division I)
Texas A&M University College Station, Texas 1871 Public 48,702 Aggies SEC (Division I)
Texas Christian University Fort Worth, Texas 1873 Private/Disciples of Christ 8,696 Horned Frogs Big 12 (Division I)
Texas State University San Marcos, Texas 1899 Public 34,229 Bobcats Sunbelt (Division I)
Texas Tech University Lubbock, Texas 1923 Public 30,049 Red Raiders Big 12 (Division I)
University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas 1883 Public 50,995 Longhorns Big 12 (Division I)
University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio, Texas 1969 Public 28,955 Roadrunners C-USA (Division I)

Division II[edit]

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)

Former members[edit]

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