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Unformatted text preview: 2. Also served as a preparation for war &gt; Legend:1,000 players per side &gt; Field from 1 to 15 miles in length &gt; Games sometimes lasted for days. &gt; Used a single pole, tree or rock for a goal, &gt; Balls made of wood, deerskin, clay or stone VI. First U.S Teams A. New York University first college team in 1877 B. High School Teams: 1. Created in 1882 2. Philips Academy: Andover, Massachusetts 3. Philips Exeter Academy: New Hampshire 4. Lawrenceville School: New Jersey C. First womans game 1. played in 1890 at the St. Leonard's School in Scotland 2. 1926: Rosabelle Sinclair established first women's lacrosse team &gt;Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore, Maryland. VII.Rules and Equipment A. Men's and women's played under the same rules B. no protective equipment, until the mid-1930s 1. Women's rules limit stick contact, prohibit body contact &gt; Require little protective equipment. 2.Men's rules allow some stick and body contact...
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