Lourdes University (Ohio) has announced that it will add men's and women's cross country programs, effective with the fall 2013 season.
With the addition of the two cross country teams, Lourdes will sponsor 10 varsity sports. Both teams will compete in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference.
Jeremy Snow has been named the men's head coach, and Leslie Stong has been named the women's head coach.
"I am pleased to announce that we will be adding men's and women's cross country to our athletic family," said Andre Smith, Lourdes University director of athletics. "It is not too often that you can hire two up-an- coming coaches who work well with others and understand the importance of a student-athlete. I have watched Jeremy and Leslie work these past few months, and they have both done a wonderful job with us."
In addition to the two cross country teams, the Gray Wolves also sponsor varsity programs in men's and women's basketball, men's and women's volleyball, men's and women's golf, baseball, and softball.