About Lacrosse (Women's)
Lacrosse is one of the fastest sports on foot and is continuously growing in the UK. Don’t worry if you’ve never picked up a stick as there’s only one person in our team who had played lacrosse before coming to university! Joining the Women’s Lacrosse Club is a great way to meet new people and you can choose to either play competitively on our team or recreationally. At our recreational sessions men are also welcome! This year the Club is raising money for Wood Green Animal Shelter!
Our Women’s Team plays in BUCS in the Midlands 3A league on Wednesday’s. This is great fun as we play both home and away games against over universities. Regardless of the results we then go to social on Wednesday evenings.
Training – Monday 6-7:30pm meeting at 3G pitch on Waterside Campus
Recreational Session – Thursday 7:30-9pm meeting at the 3G pitch at Waterside Campus
Socials – Wednesday’s 8pm Balloon Bar in Town CentreCommittee:
President – “I’m Chloe President of Women’s Lacrosse, I am in my third year and I am a student Occupational Therapist. I joined lacrosse in my first year and have loved every second. As President of the Club I attend monthly meetings to discuss sport at the University and oversee the running of the Club. Learning a new sport whilst at University has been fantastic and I’ve even gained a qualification in Level 1 Umpiring this year too. Some of my closest friends at University are from the lacrosse club”.
Secretary – “Hello! I’m Holly, secretary of lacrosse. As secretary I take notes in meetings, post on social media and send emails to external sources when needed. I joined lacrosse in my second year of uni as I’ve never played the sport before and wanted to try something entirely new. Lacrosse has been so much fun and I’ve been lucky enough to meet some great people along the way.”
Treasurer – “My name is Amber, I am a 3rd year, studying early childhood. I’ve played lacrosse since I was a fresher at uni in 2016. I have held the position of treasurer for one and half academic years, loving every minute. As treasurer, I keep track of the spending and budgets for the club, send off reimbursements and purchase orders for equipment and events etc. and work closely with the rest of committee to ensure the club runs smoothly. Lacrosse has been a massive part of my uni experience, and I look forward to continue supporting the team after I graduate.”
Captain and Social Sec – “My names Eilís, I study adult nursing and I’ve played lacrosse since I was a fresher at uni in 2015. I became captain in 2017 and have held the position for two years, loving every minute. As captain, I run training sessions, decide player’s starting positions, lead the team during games and work closely with the rest of committee to ensure the club runs smoothly. Lacrosse has been a massive part of my uni life, and I look forward to continuing playing when I graduate.”
Vice-Captain – “Hi my name is Katie and I’m a first year, studying Education Studies. I’ve only recently become Vice Captain and I’m really enjoying the role. My role consists of me getting together a team for our games, assisting the captain in training and organising fixtures, leading the team in games if the captain isn’t there and working closely with other committee members. I’ve really enjoyed playing lacrosse and can’t wait to continue it throughout uni.”
University Lacrosse Officer (ULO) (Additional Role) – Chloe, 3rd year Occupational Therapy Student. This role is an additional role within lacrosse that works alongside the committee which is a volunteer role for England Lacrosse. The ULO programme has been set up by England Lacrosse and is in its pilot year currently. The programme focuses on developing lacrosse at universities and within local communities. “I wanted to the be Northampton’s ULO alongside being President of the Club to help develop lacrosse at the University and to be able to network so that the Club has more opportunities. My main aim this year is to get more men involved within lacrosse through starting recreational sessions”. To contact Chloe please email; [email protected]
Find us on our Social Media:
Facebook – University of Northampton Women’s Lacrosse 2018/2019 or @lacrossewuon
Twitter – @UONWLacrosse
Instagram – @uonwlacrosse
University Lacrosse Officer Programme Webpage – https://www.unilax.co.uk/northampton
All of our clubs and societies are run by a committee.
A committee is a team of people that lead, organise and publicise a group within your Students’ Union.
It can be really rewarding as well as being a great way to gain experience and invaluable skills for your future career.