Must-Know Girls Lacrosse Statistics [Latest Report]

In this post, we will explore a collection of compelling statistics related to girls’ lacrosse, shedding light on various aspects from high school teams and player participation to collegiate achievements and national championship wins. Let’s dive into the numbers that paint a picture of the landscape of girls’ lacrosse in the U.S. and beyond.

Statistic 1

"In 2020, there were around 580 NCAA women’s lacrosse teams."

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Statistic 2

"In 2019, there were 1751 high school girls’ lacrosse teams in the U.S."

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Statistic 3

"In 2021, Boston College won their first NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse championship."

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Statistic 4

"New York state has the highest number of high school girls’ lacrosse players, with over 11,000."

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"As of Fall 2021, the University of North Carolina is the top-ranked college women’s lacrosse team."

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"Since 1982, Maryland has won 14 NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse championships."

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"The U.S. women’s national lacrosse team has won 8 World Cups as of 2021."

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"In 2019, 86% of girls’ high school lacrosse games were completed injury-free."

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Statistic 9

"About 3.5% of high school girls’ lacrosse players will compete at the NCAA Division I level."

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Statistic 10

"There are 421 lacrosse participants per high school girls’ lacrosse team in the U.S. in 2019."

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Statistic 11

"As of March 2019, 38 U.S. states and Washington, D.C. have sanctioned high school girls’ lacrosse."

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Statistic 12

"US Lacrosse has awarded more than $1 million in grants to start new girls’ lacrosse programs since 1998."

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The statistics presented showcase the growth and achievements within girls’ lacrosse at various levels, highlighting the sport’s popularity and competitive nature. With an increasing number of high school and NCAA teams, as well as notable championships won by Boston College and Maryland, the sport continues to thrive. Noteworthy contributions from states like New York and organizations like US Lacrosse further emphasize the support and commitment towards fostering girls’ lacrosse programs. The data also reveals a steady pipeline from high school to collegiate levels, with a small but notable percentage of players transitioning to compete in NCAA Division I. Overall, the statistics underscore the significance of girls’ lacrosse and the opportunities it provides for athletes nationwide.

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