Notre Dame freshman and Club President, Connor Stacy, has submitted the paperwork for the formation of a Notre Dame Men’s Lacrosse Club on campus. Kevin Dugan, a former college lacrosse coach and former Notre Dame midfielder, will coach the team and advise the club. Coach Dugan works in the Athletics Department as Manager of Youth and Community Programs.
While the team will not become an official club until late April, Coach Dugan has offered to organize some meetings and practices for those interested in joining the club. The plan is to organize practices and maybe one scrimmage this spring and then hit the ground running as a fully operational club next fall – Uniforms, custom gear, practices, games, etc.
The team will compete in the Great Lakes Lacrosse League against teams from Michigan, Michigan State, Holy Cross College and other nearby schools. The team will play an eight game schedule, followed by tournament-style league play-offs, beginning in spring of 2013. However, the team will also have fall ball practices and some scrimmages in the fall of 2012. You can visit http://www.greatlakeslax.org/ for more information about the league we will be joining.