Women's Collegiate Lacrosse Associates

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The Women's Collegiate Lacrosse Associates (WCLA) is a national organization of 200+ non-NCAA, women's college lacrosse programs organized and run by US Lacrosse, the national governing body. The mission of the WCLA is to promote the growth of women’s lacrosse nationwide. Specifically, WCLA strives to provide an infrastructure in which collegiate clubs will compete and eventually crown a National Champion. Leadership opportunities exist on the local, regional and national levels as WCLA is a representation of teams at all levels. Until January 2011, the WCLA was known as The US Lacrosse Women's Division Intercollegiate Associates (WDIA).

WCLA National Championship History[edit]


Year Champion Score Defeated Location
2016 Georgia 8–7 Minnesota Winston-Salem, North Carolina
2015 Michigan 11–8 Virginia Tech Virginia Beach, Virginia
2014 Pittsburgh 12–11 Boston College Virginia Beach, Virginia
2013 Colorado State 14–4 UCSB Colorado Springs, Colorado
2012 UC Davis 9–7 Colorado State Colorado Springs, Colorado
2011 Colorado State 11–9 UCLA Scottsdale, Arizona
2010 Colorado State 6–4 Cal Poly Scottsdale, Arizona
2009 Virginia Tech 17–9 Colorado Scottsdale, Arizona
2008 Colorado State 8–5 Cal Poly Denver, Colorado
2007 Cal Poly 16–9 Navy Denver, Colorado
2006 Cal Poly 12–7 Michigan Plano, Texas
2005 Cal Poly 14–3 Colorado State Blaine, Minnesota
2004 Cal Poly 15–4 Santa Clara St. Louis, Missouri
2003 Cal Poly 11–9 UCLA St. Louis, Missouri
2002 Cal Poly 10–5 Air Force St. Louis, Missouri
2001 Cal Poly 13–6 Navy St. Louis, Missouri
Team Championships Winning years
Cal Poly 7 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Colorado State 4 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013
Georgia 1 2016
Michigan 1 2015
Pittsburgh 1 2014
UC Davis 1 2012
Virginia Tech 1 2009

WCLA Conferences[edit]

There are 12 leagues composing the WCLA along with a category for independents. However, by 2012, all WCLA members must be affiliated with a league. The Association regulates different aspects of the teams including minimum number of games played. A recent modification the WCLA has made to the rules allows Community Colleges to become members. Team's that have been classified as either Division I or Division II have the opportunity to compete in a national championship each spring under US Lacrosse.

Central Plains Women's Lacrosse League[edit]

Institution Location National Designation
University of Arkansas Fayetteville, Arkansas D II
Creighton University Omaha, Nebraska D II
University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas D I
Midland University* Fremont, Nebraska D II
University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri D II
University of Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska D II
Oklahoma State University Stillwater, Oklahoma D II
Principia College Elsah, Illinois D II
Truman State University Kirksville, Missouri D II
Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, Missouri D II

* Taken over player roster and coaches from now defunct Dana College team.

East Coast Women's Lacrosse Association[edit]

Mid Atlantic Women's Lacrosse League[edit]

North Central Women's Lacrosse League[edit]

North East Women's Lacrosse League[edit]

Northwest Women's Lacrosse Association[edit]

Rocky Mountain Women's Lacrosse League[edit]

Southeastern Women's Lacrosse League[edit]

Texas Women's Lacrosse League[edit]

Women's Collegiate Lacrosse League[edit]

Western Women's Lacrosse League[edit]

The WWLL is composed of three conferences (North, Central, and South) for both Division I and Division II. The WWLL also has a B Division and a Provisional Division. [2]


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