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Lacrosse Recruiting

Top 10 Men’s College Lacrosse Programs

  1. Duke University
  2. The University of Virginia
  3. The University of Maryland
  4. Denver University
  5. University of Notre Dame
  6. Syracuse University
  7. Yale University
  8. Loyola University Maryland
  9. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)
  10. Johns Hopkins University

Top 10 Women’s College Lacrosse Programs

  1. The University of Maryland
  2. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)
  3. Northwestern University
  4. The University of Virginia
  5. University of Pennsylvania
  6. Syracuse University
  7. University of Florida
  8. Boston College
  9. Princeton University
  10. Loyola University Maryland

Our Top 3 Tips For Getting Recruited In This Sport

  1. You must play on an elite club team.
  2. Attend multiple recruiting camps. It’s hard to show all of your skills in a day.
  3. Highlight Reels are essential.

Date Official Contact Begins for D1 Schools

June 15 after sophomore year

Number of Programs

Men’s:
NCAA DI: 74
NCAA DII: 75
NCAA DIII: 248

Women’s:
NCAA DI: 117
NCAA DII: 114
NCAA DIII: 293

Number of D1 Scholarships

Men’s: 12.6 (can be divided)
Women’s: 12 (can be divided)

Links to Info/important Resources

Inside Lacrosse
NCSA – Lacrosse
5 things to know about lacrosse camps

“Above all else, the goal of lacrosse is to have fun, regardless of players’ level of skill-youth, high school, collegiate, or international. A team that has fun is far more likely to achieve their potential.”
– Kelly Amonte Hiller, Northwestern Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach