Along with the Pioneers, Air Force,
"The lacrosse world is going through a metamorphosis and the ECAC Lacrosse League has emerged stronger than ever," Keeling said. "The combination of the teams from the ECAC and the Great Western Lacrosse League will make us one of the power lacrosse conferences in the country."
Three of the eight teams in the newly constituted league qualified for the NCAA tournament last season:
“We are excited to join the ECAC men’s lacrosse league,” head coach
The Pioneers will remain in the Great Western Lacrosse League through next season. DU has been a member of the GWLL since 1998 and shared the league regular season title with Notre Dame and
In its nine-year history, the ECAC Lacrosse League has enjoyed tremendous success. League members have earned 19 NCAA Tournament bids, and more than two-thirds (68%) of those berths have been at-large selections. An ECAC team has advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals in seven of the league's nine years, and in six of the last seven seasons. In 2003, the ECAC had four teams qualify for the NCAA tournament, a quarter of the 16-team field.
ABOUT THE ECAC
The ECAC is the nation's largest athletic conference with 321 Divisions I, II, and III colleges and universities from
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