Spring Girls’ & Women’s’ Lacrosse | Required Equipment

  • The Crosse: The crosse (lacrosse stick) is made of wood, laminated wood, or synthetic material, with a shaped net pocket at the end. A girl’s crosse must be an overall length of 35 1/2 – 43 1/4 inches. The head of the crosse must be seven to nine inches wide. The pocket of the stick must be strung traditionally; no mesh is allowed. The top of the ball when dropped in the pocket must remain even with or above the side walls. The Ball: The ball must be yellow and made of solid rubber. The ball must be 7.75 – 8 inches in circumference and weigh 5 – 5.25 ounces.
  • The Mouthpiece: All players must wear mouthguards.
  • Protective Equipment: Eyewear is mandatory!  Close-fitting gloves, nose guards, soft head gear are optional, and may be worn by all players.
  • The Goalkeeper’s Equipment: The goalkeeper must wear a face mask and helmet with a mouth guard, throat protector and chest protector. The goalkeeper may wear padding on hands, arms, legs, shoulders and chest which does not excessively increase the size of those body parts.  The goalkeeper’s crosse may be 35 1/2 – 48 inches long. The head of the crosse may be mesh and up to 12 inches wide.