The Big Ten has given conference status to lacrosse for the 2014 men's and women's seasons. Northwestern, which has won seven national titles in women's lacrosse, will welcome Maryland and Rutgers to the conference in 2014, and Michigan will be adding lacrosse for men's and women's play. On the men's side, Johns University also will be included as a conference member in lacrosse only.
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The Big Ten Conference announced Monday the adoption of men’s and women’s lacrosse as the conference’s 27th and 28th official sports beginning in the 2014-15 academic year.