Lacrosse’s History in Columbus
Central Ohio’s lacrosse history includes outstanding players and teams at the high school, college and professional levels, and multiple championships.
Columbus is back on the PLL schedule in 2023 after first hosting in 2019.
The NCAA DI Men's Lacrosse quarterfinals were hosted at Ohio Stadium recently in 2022 and 2016,
Columbus is home to the boys lacrosse state championships. Since 2022, they've been played at Historic Crew Stadium.
Columbus is home to the girls lacrosse state championships. They've been played at Historic Crew Stadium since 2022.
Ohio State opened a new dedicated lacrosse stadium in 2023, featuring 2,100+ seats, heated turf and terrific vantage points
The Ohio Machine won the Major League Lacrosse (MLL) championship in 2017
Historic Crew Stadium hosted the first round of the playoffs during the Premier Lacrosse League's debut season in 2019
Columbus has hosted every girls and boys state championship since OHSAA started sanctioning lacrosse in 2017.
As of 2022, three Columbus schools have won state titles in both girls and boys - Upper Arlington (DI; girls three times, boys once), Dublin Coffman (DI; girls once, boys once) and St. Francis DeSales (DII; girls once, boys twice).
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