“We are excited to announce the addition of an
exciting sport,” says athletic director Larry Marfise. “Lacrosse will bring
additional enthusiasm to UT Athletics and the University. This is a sport that
continues to grow in popularity and I look forward to making this a part of our
The Spartans will compete at Pepin Stadium, an on-campus
facility that also houses its men’s and women’s soccer teams. There are
currently 37 schools in NCAA Division II competing in men’s
Tampa joins fellow-Sunshine State Conference schools Florida
Southern College, Saint Leo University and Rollins College along with Florida
Tech, who also begins competition in 2012.
This marks the second new
sport for The University of Tampa during the 2010-11 season, with men’s lacrosse
joining women’s golf as the newest Spartan programs.
Please visit www.tampaspartans.com
for additional information regarding the
announcement of a head coach.