SportsEvents Magazine

APR 2018

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Page 10 of 67 2018 Soccer & Lacrosse Fields & Facilities Sourcebook 11 LACROSSE! AMERICA'S FASTEST GROWING SPORT BY PAIGE TOWNLEY If you look at the numbers, lacrosse is America's new favorite sport. Participation in lacrosse across the coun- try continues to trend upward, with the total participants on organized teams topping 825,000, according to an annual report produced by US Lacrosse. "Overall, participation grew 3 percent to 826,023 and it was the 12th consecutive year that the net increase in players was at least 20,000," said US Lacrosse's Director of Communications Brian Logue. "The number of youth players topped 450,000 for the first time ever." ► t LACROSSE Spotlight US Larosse/AJ Mast

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