Join a Rising Star in DIII Lacrosse
Since its inception in 2013, George Fox Lacrosse has made a name for itself as a formidable opponent in the Northwest Conference. Now, under the direction of Head Coach Katie Mastropaolo, George Fox is on track to make even greater strides on the national lacrosse landscape. The Bruins have their eyes set on being a major player in the DIII Lacrosse National Championships in the coming years.
As a team, Bruin lacrosse is shaped on the ideals put forth in 2 Timothy 1: power, love, and self discipline. Lacrosse athletes are committed to self-improvement, team development, and investing in the George Fox community. Lacrosse athletes are team players to the core and are dedicated to bettering the team through hard work. New athletes join a family of women who encourage one another to be the best they can be.
New lacrosse athletes will have the chance to enjoy the true student athlete experience, where professors know students by name and academics are at the forefront of the college experience. Additionally, George Fox students get the opportunity to grow spiritually in a Christian atmosphere at a school ranked among the top Christian schools in the nation. George Fox students also receive the top value among Oregon schools, according to Money magazine, which ranked George Fox the No. 1 school in the state on its "Best Colleges for Your Money" list in 2017.
Why George Fox?
Austin Sports Complex
This 23-acre complex a half-mile north of campus serves as home to the Bruin men's and women's soccer teams and the women's lacrosse squad. The synthetic soccer/lacrosse field features a regulation-size soccer configuration of 75 yards by 110 yards, while the lacrosse field is 60 yards by 110 yards. Bleacher seating for 750 is located on the north side of the field, with team benches and a press box on the south side. A soft-surface path circles the perimeter of the complex for running, walking and jogging.
21 sports offered
(as of 2018)
20 Northwest Conference
22 Percent of Students
39 NCAA Individual
2 NCAA Team National
George Fox: A Top Ranked College
We are top-flight Christian university, ranked among the top Christian colleges in the nation (Forbes) and in the first tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Regional Universities (West) category.
You will get the opportunity to compete in a Christ-centered program that emphasizes good citizenship, sportsmanship and a commitment to team.
Become an NCAA Student Athlete
At the Division III level, we maintain a proper perspective between academics and athletics. Character, work ethic, sportsmanship and teamwork take precedence over winning. Such a commitment reflects our philosophy that the athletic arena is more than just a place where games are played – it’s a venue vitally critical to your leadership development, mentoring and education.
The Region’s Premier Small-College Conference
George Fox is a member of the NCAA Division III Northwest Conference, a group of nine selective private colleges which all rank in the first tier of U.S. News’ National Liberal Arts Colleges or Regional University categories. The other members are Lewis & Clark College, Linfield College, Pacific Lutheran University, Pacific University, University of Puget Sound, Whitman College, Whitworth University and Willamette University.