Women's Lacrosse

Women's lacrosse, which is also called wlax or lax, is limited-contact version of lacrosse which is played by two teams. The sport was actually developed by the Native Americans. The modern women’s lacrosse game was first played in Scotland in 1890 at the St. Leonard’s School. Men’s field lacrosse and women’s lacrosse have very different rules.

The goal of the sport is to use a long-handled racket, which is known as a crosse or a lacrosse stick, to carry, catch, and pass a rubber ball to score by hurling the ball to the opposing team’s goal.

The sport is played by two teams with twelve players each. The team consists of three attackers, five midfielders, three defenders, and one goalkeeper.

The equipment used in women’s lacrosse is also very different from men’s field lacrosse. Women will only wear eyewear or lacrosse goggles, and a mouth guard, although in international rules, the players may not wear eye protection.

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