Augustana athletics adding women’s lacrosse

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Augustana University will be home to the first collegiate lacrosse program in South Dakota.

The university announced on Tuesday, the addition of women’s lacrosse beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year.

“We are excited to add this fast-growing, dynamic sport at Augustana,” Augustana Director of Athletics Josh Morton said. “This is a natural fit for our campus, community and region and, once again, we are able to find ways to grow and differentiate ourselves.”

Competition and practice venues will be determined at a later date, while a head coach search will be underway soon. Augustana women’s lacrosse will compete at the NCAA Division II level.

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