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Equipment for Girls' and Women's Lacrosse


Girls need:  Lacrosse stick, Mouthguard, Goggles (eyewear)

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 35.5 - 43.25 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 above the side walls.* The goalkeeper¹s crosse may be 35.5- 48 inches long. The head of the crosse may be mesh and up to 12 inches wide.

The Ball:
 The game ball must be yellow and made of solid rubber, smooth without dimples for games and must be visible color, other than clear or white. 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: 
All field players must properly wear eye protection that meets ASTM specification standard F803 for women's adult/ youth lacrosse for the appropriate level of play.

See approved listings for:  Eyewear | Sticks

The Goalkeeper's Equipment: 
The goalkeeper must wear a helmet with face mask (NOCSAE approved), separate throat protector, padded gloves, mouth piece, and chest protector. The goalkeeper may wear padding on arms, legs, and shoulders which does not excessively increase the size of those body parts. High school level and below must wear padding on thighs and shins. Youth level must wear some form of abdominal and pelvic protection.
Goalies are required to wear padded gloves.

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If you don't know what you want, ask an expert - Tom Spoonhower at Metro Sports Broker in Webster, N.Y. 585-872-3843
Tom has done restringing for the high school girls - excellent results and great price!

If you know what you want, go to:
Comlax, 248 Main Dunstable Road, Nashua, NH
Play it Again Sports, 7 Summer Street, Chelmsford, MA 01824