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Next College Student Athlete Partners with the Women's Professional Lacrosse League

By Sam Jaffe , 04/29/19, 10:45AM EDT

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NCSA named Official Recruiting Service of WPLL Next College Student Athlete (NCSA), the world’s largest and most successful college athletic recruiting network, has partnered with the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL) as its official recruiting service.

NCSA named Official Recruiting Service of WPLL

As WPLL’s official recruiting service, NCSA will provide recruiting tools and resources to WPLL athletes and families online and through educational seminars at select WPLL tournaments and events. When registering for WPLL events, athletes will have the option to create a free NCSA profile, gain access to valuable college recruiting resources and access NCSA’s robust network of college coaches. 

“NCSA’s goal has always been to set student-athletes up for success both on and off the field,” said NCSA President Lisa Strasman. “WPLL echoes that mission and works to develop the best young female athletes and leaders though the sport of lacrosse. We look forward to supporting those athletes through their recruiting process and help them find their best college fit.”

Additionally, WPLL will integrate NCSA recruiting software, Coach Packet, into all of its regional and national events. Coach Packet provides easy access to the latest rosters, player data, schedules and custom evaluation metrics by taking the historic bundles of paper handouts at recruiting events and complementing them with a dedicated universal iOS app. 

By using Coach Packet on their mobile devices, college coaches and scouts who attend WPLL national and regional events will have an easier, more efficient way of recruiting and evaluating players.

“We are excited about our NCSA partnership for our WPLL Futures programming,” said Michele Dejuliis, founder and CEO of WPLL. “This is a great way for us to effectively evaluate these athletes while giving them recruiting support.”

The WPLL is the premier professional women's lacrosse league and development program for rising talent and strives to support the growth of female athletes both on and off the playing field. 

Founded in 2000 to help educate student-athletes and their families on the college athletic recruiting process, NCSA today works with families, club, high school and college coaches to helps hundreds of thousands of student-athletes find their best college fit. 

NCSA is the official responsible recruiting partner of US Lacrosse.

About the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League

Founded in 2017 by 4x All-American, and two-time World Champion Michele DeJuliis, the WPLL is a professional league made up of 125 of the top post-collegiate female lacrosse players in the world and a youth development league connecting with the top high school players in the country. For both our professional and our youth players, the WPLL prioritizes character development as a means to excel in life on and off the field. The WPLL uses lacrosse as a vehicle to provide girls with skills that allow them to not only become better athletes, but also grow into confident and brave women. Thanks to a partnership with ESPN, in 2019 fans can tune in to all regular season WPLL games on ESPN3 and the Championship on ESPNU. For more information, visit prowomenslax.com, and follow on social media: 

Instagram:@prowomenslax

Twitter:@prowomenslax

Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/prowomenslax

YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyr0EWTSb-yauUp155iTOig

About NCSA
Next College Student Athlete (NCSA)is the world’s largest and most successful collegiate athletic recruiting network. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Reigning Champs LLC, NCSA leverages proprietary technology and data with professional expertise and personal relationships, connecting hundreds  of thousands of college-bound student-athletes to more than 35,000 college coaches nationwide across 34 sports each year.

Learn more about NCSA at www.ncsasports.org.