101 Ways to Get to Know Women's Lacrosse: 89-86

Nov. 7, 2012

Every-other week, the women's lacrosse staff will countdown 101 ways to help you get to know the program before the first team steps foot on campus in August 2013. Go Blue!

89. On Michigan signing its first class in program history ... "It's an exciting period for us as we prepare to officially sign our first class on Wednesday, Nov. 14. This is a day we have patiently waited for and certainly one we will remember for a longtime. These 28 student-athletes are the future of Michigan women's lacrosse and we are proud to finally have the opportunity to share them with the lacrosse world." - Coach Ulehla

88. On the geographic diversity of Michigan's first signing class ... "The University of Michigan embodies diversity so when we started this journey of recruiting our first class it was a priority to recruit in as many different states as possible. We were successful in recruiting student-athlete from ten different states including Calif., Texas, Ill., Mich., Mass., Conn., N.Y., N.J., Pa. and Md. We are thrilled to be bringing together an extraordinary group of young women from all over the country with many different backgrounds. They are a fantastic representation of this university and will add a tremendous amount to our program." - Coach Ulehla

87. On attending the IWLCA Annual Meeting in Naples, Fla. ... "We are really looking forward to attending the IWLCA Annual Meeting as a staff this year. It's always a very informative couple of days and a great way for coaches to collaborate with each other and share their knowledge and what they have learned. It also provides a wonderful opportunity to create new professional relationships and connect with old friends. At the culmination of the meeting, the IWLCA hosts the final recruiting tournament of the fall called the President's Cup. It's a great tournament and you can't beat watching the game you love in the gorgeous November Florida weather!" - Coach Valore

86. On the exciting time of year for Michigan Athletics ... "The end of fall and beginning of winter comes with great excitement within Michigan Athletics. Fall sports are entering thrilling post-season tournament play and winter sports are boiling over with anticipation as they kick off their 2012-13 campaigns. This year, Michigan is proud to unveil the new Crisler Center -- home of men's and women's basketball. The new facility is quite amazing and truly a 'wow!' experience. And with a newly appointed women's basketball coaching staff and the men's team ranked No. 5 in the national preseason poll, there is considerable buzz surrounding Michigan hoops this year! For those of you who can't make it to Ann Arbor to experience the new Crisler Center for yourself, you can get a sneak peak of this truly incredible new facility in this photo gallery!" - Coach Valore

Previous Entries:
Oct. 24: 93-90 Ways
Oct. 11: 97-94 Ways
Sept. 26: 101-98 Ways