Lacrosse is considered one of the top emerging sports in the industry with the highest percentage of first time participants received, just after rugby and field hockey. Lacrosse is considered to be an elite sports played primarily by those that make $100,000 or more. This is just below scuba divers which is considered the top richest sport. A selection of Lacrosse team names from throughout the United States is listed below from current names used in league teams.
Lacrosse has been growing in popularity and participating throughout the United States in recent years. An estimated 62% of players are male while 38% are female. More than 350,000 are youth based players with an expected annual growth of 9.6%. By 2025, more than 2 million players are expected to be participating. The infographic below lists current trends and statistics for Lacrosse in the United States.