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Encyclopedia > American Lacrosse Conference
American Lacrosse Conference
American Lacrosse Conference
Data
Classification NCAA Division I
Established 2002
Members 7
Region Eastern United States
States Florida, Illinois, Maryland,
North Carolina, Ohio,
Pennsylvania,
& Tennessee
Headquarters Athens, Ohio

The American Lacrosse Conference, also known as the ALC, is a NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse-only college athletic conference whose members are located in the Midwest and East Coast states from Illinois to Florida. Image File history File links Alclogo. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division I (or DI) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,417 sq mi (32,160 km²)  - Width 90 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37°53N to 39°43N  - Longitude 75°4W to 79°33... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... Location in the state of Ohio Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio County Athens Mayor Richard Abel (D) Area    - City 21. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division I (or DI) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In 2010 the University of Florida will become a full member of the ALC The University of Florida (Florida or UF) is a public land-grant research university located in Gainesville, Florida. ...


The University of South Carolina is also adding lacrosse by 2009 and may join the ALC along with Florida. An 1872 illustration of the Horseshoe, USCs original campus. ...


Members

The Conference currently has 7 full members:

Institution Location Founded Affiliation Enrollment
Davidson College Davidson, North Carolina 1837 Private 1,700
John's Hopkins University Baltimore, Maryland 1876 Private 6,025
Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois 1851 Private
(Non-sect.)
13,407
Ohio University Athens, Ohio 1804 Public 28,804
The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio 1870 Public 51,818
Pennsylvania State University State College, Pennsylvania 1855 Semi-Public
(State-related)
41,289
Vanderbilt University Nashville, Tennessee 1873 Private
(Non-sect.)
11,500
Team names

Davidson College is a private liberal arts college for 1,700 students in Davidson, North Carolina. ... Davidson is a town in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, bordering Iredell County and Cabarrus County. ... For other meanings of Johns Hopkins, see Johns Hopkins (disambiguation). ... Nickname: Monument City, Charm City, Mob Town, B-more, Balmerr,Bodymore, Murderland Motto: The Greatest City in America (formerly The City That Reads; Get In On It is not the citys motto, but rather the advertising slogan of the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association; BELIEVE is not the... It has been suggested that Freshman urban program be merged into this article or section. ... Incorporated City in 1872. ... Ohio University is a public university located in Athens, Ohio that is situated on a 1,800 acre (7. ... Location in the state of Ohio Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio County Athens Mayor Richard Abel (D) Area    - City 21. ... This article is about Ohio State; there is also an Ohio University. ... Nickname: The Arch City The Discovery City Location in the state of Ohio, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Franklin, Delaware, and Fairfield  - Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area    - City 550. ... The Pennsylvania State University (commonly known as Penn State) is a state-related, land-grant university. ... State College redirects here. ... Vanderbilt University is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university in Nashville, Tennessee. ... Nickname: Music City Location in Davidson County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates: Country United States State Tennessee Counties Davidson County Founded: 1779 Incorporated: 1806  - Mayor Bill Purcell (D) Area    - City 1362. ... Davidson College is a highly-selective independent liberal arts college for 1,600 students in Davidson, North Carolina. ... The Johns Hopkins University, founded in 1876, is a private institution of higher learning located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. ... It has been suggested that Freshman urban program be merged into this article or section. ... Ohio University is a public university located in Athens, Ohio that is situated on a 1,800 acre (7. ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Ohio. ... The Pennsylvania State University The Pennsylvania State University (commonly known as Penn State) is a state-related land-grant university in Pennsylvania, with over 80,000 students at 24 campuses throughout the state. ... Vanderbilt University is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university in Nashville, Tennessee. ... The University of Florida (Florida or UF) is a public land-grant research university located in Gainesville, Florida. ...

External links

  • Official site of the American Lacrosse Conference

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