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Sam Houston State Bearkats Lacrosse

Bearkat Facts:

First Year of Competition: 1981
Location: Huntsville, Texas
Colors: Orange and Blue
Nickname: Bearkats
Team Contact: Danny Ford
281-364-7839, 713-927-9824

Lacrosse at Sam

Sam Houston State first competed in lacrosse during the 1981
season. The Bearkats quickly rose through the ranks in the 
SWLA's College Division, however, defeating Texas A&M twice
and making the playoffs in 1983.

Throughout the 1980's through 1991, Sam remained one of the
SWLA's most consistent playoff contenders and was always a 
threat to win the title.

Hard times befell the program in the nineties, however, and
Sam dropped out of the SWLA prior to the 1999 season.

In 1999, Sam joined the GCLA as an at-large member but re-entered
the SWLA/Lone Star Alliance, where they competed through the
2003 season.

For 2004, the Bearkats will compete in the GCLA College Division.

Bearkat Links

Sam Houston State University: Official School Homepage
Sam Houston State Club Sports: Departmental Homepage
Sam Houston State Lacrosse: Team Homepage
Inside the GCLA!: Return to Main Page

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