The Michigan men's lacrosse team is one of the oldest programs in the midwest, having been founded in 1940, the program is also the most successful athletic program at Michigan, with an .830 all-time win percentage. The program was elevated from varsity-club status to NCAA status by the university in May 2011 and will begin NCAA Division I competition in 2012. The Wolverines previously competed at the Division I level of the (MCLA), in the (CCLA). In 2008 the team became the first MCLA team to complete a season undefeated, finishing 20–0 and winning their first national championship at . The feat was repeated in 2009 with another 20–0 season and earned their second national championship with a 12–11 victory over at in . In 2010, they won their third MCLA national championship in a row, defeating 12–11 in Denver.
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University of Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh leads his Wolverines during their last practice at Stadio dei Marmi in Rome on Saturday, April 29, 2017.
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The University of Michigan Wolverines' trip to the Big Ten Tournament got off to a scary start when the team’s plane skidded off the runway during takeoff on Wednesday.
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The last theory derives from the border dispute between Michigan and Ohio in 1803, often referred to as the "Toledo War." While the two sides argued over the proper setting of the state line, Michiganders were called wolverines. It is unclear, however, whether the Michigan natives pinned this name upon themselves to show their tenacity and strength, or whether Ohioans chose the name in reference to the gluttonous, aggressive, habits of the wolverine. From then on, Michigan was labeled the "Wolverine state" and when the University of Michigan was founded, it simply adopted the nickname of the state it represented.University of Michigan Wolverines fans cheer on the home team in The Big House on Saturday, Sept. 3. Football season makes fall an especially exciting time to visit college campuses. (Andrea Guthmann / Chicago Tribune)