BYU vs. Texas. Caven Lacrosse Center. Tyler Clancy gets into his stance on one knee across from the opponent, the head of his stick parallel to his opponent’s. He’s locked in and his only focus is on securing the ball. The referee yells, “SET!” but Clancy is completely motionless, barely even breathing. He blocks out all the noise around him, waiting for the sharp whistle to blow. As the whistle blows, Clancy explodes out of his stance and wrestles for the ball.
The Haws family welcomed a little girl in March 1998 and named her Julia. The sport of lacrosse runs in the Haws family’s blood, and somehow, Julia always had a lacrosse stick in hand growing up. Her mother, Nancy, gave her the nickname "The Bruised and Broken."
The Nebo school district will soon be making a decision that will drastically affect dozens of student athletes that play for the Spanish Fork Warriors lacrosse team. Nebo School District members will vote later this month on whether or not the district will sanction lacrosse as a high school sport.
In a monumental season, the BYU men’s lacrosse program reached their highest rank in the last four years while at the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA) tournament in 2018. They returned from the tournament ranked No. 3 in the league.
BYU lacrosse players put time and energy into competing at a high level, and Coach Matt Schneck of the men's team and Coach Nikki Dabrowski of the women's team know this better than anyone — they were each once players on their respective teams.
BYU hosts 21 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) varsity athletic teams, but there are six extramural teams that have seen a lot of success over the years. Here's a list of six extramural teams sponsored by BYU and how long they have been around.