Kent State to add women’s lacrosse team

Stephen Means

Kent State announced during its board of trustees meeting that it will be adding a women’s lacrosse team in the near future.

According to a press release, “The university has identified 38 teams in driving distance to compete against in (lacrosse) sport that is growing in popularity in Kent State’s footprint, as well as nationally, and the sport can be played on an existing field, sharing either with field hockey or football.”

Kent State has yet to announce a coaching staff, but has assured that the team’s first competitive season will be in 2018-19.