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Jeff Tam

Inside Lacrosse: Across the nation

• Sources told Inside Lacrosse that the University of Michigan athletic department is preparing to announce the addition of men's and women's lacrosse programs, with the men's team to begin NCAA Division I play in time for the spring 2012 season, and the women's team in 2013. This confirmation brings to an end years of speculation that the Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association powerhouse would join the Division I ranks. A key turning point was the arrival of new athletic director Dave Brandon, who took over on January 25, 2010, and has made several public comments about the prospect of Division I lacrosse at Michigan. Michigan is the first Football Bowl Subdivision school to...