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Mount Vernon Nazarene University to Launch Men’s Lacrosse

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – The Mount Vernon Nazarene University Athletic Department is excited to announce the launch of men’s lacrosse as the latest sport offering at MVNU. The program will begin as a club sport in the fall of 2018 with plans to move to varsity status in 2019-20, becoming MVNU’s 19th varsity program.

The addition of men’s lacrosse is one of many anticipated new offerings to come over the next four years as MVNU looks to grow enrollment through the addition of new athletic teams, creating new opportunities for prospective students.

“We recognize that high school student-athletes are looking for a place to continue to grow both academically and athletically,” said Hannah Miller, MVNU Coordinator of Club and Junior Varsity Sports.

“We believe MVNU is a great place to do both of those things. The addition of men’s lacrosse makes MVNU an option for a new group of students looking to be challenged in the classroom, in their character development, and on the field of competition.”

The search is underway for a head coach to lead the new program. Qualified candidates can view a complete job description and submit application materials at

Student-athletes interested in playing men’s lacrosse can fill out a recruit information form at

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students, and working adults. With a 327-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth, and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,200 students from 32 states and 19 countries/U.S. territories.