Lansing United soccer announced on Thursday that they will be forming a women's squad beginning in the 2018 season to go along with the existing men's team, which has been in the Lansing area since 2014.

The women's team will play in the United Women's Soccer league (UWS) and will join three other Michigan teams in the UWS Midwest Conference.

Spring Arbor women's soccer head coach Jason Christ has been named as United's first-ever coach and general manager.