University of Tampa’s Griffo Scores Four To Defeat Florida Tech



LAKELAND, Fla – Greg Griffo scored four goals, including the go ahead goal, as the University of Tampa men’s lacrosse team defeated Florida Tech 11-7 Wednesday night at Pepin Stadium. With the win the Spartans improve to 2-1 overall and 2-0 in the Deep South Conference, while the Panthers fall to 2-1 overall and 2-1 in conference play. The Spartans struck first as Trevor Calleja won the opening faceoff. On the ensuing possession, Brian Patton made a dodge down the left side of the field and netted his first goal of the season to give the Spartans a 1-0 lead. Read More…

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McAleavey Introduces Florida Tech’s First Lacrosse Team

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MELBOURNE, Fla. (Men’s Lacrosse) – Over 20 student-athletes from nine states make up Florida Tech’s first lacrosse team, unveiled by head coach Ryan McAleavey on Friday. As expected of a first-year program, much of the team is devised of freshmen. In fact, junior goalie Mason Cook (Hollywood, Md./Wingate) and junior midfielder Matt Durand (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y./Suffolk CC) are the only two Panthers listed as a sophomore or higher on the roster. Read More…

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Florida Tech Lacrosse to Host Inaugural Battle at the Beach Tournament

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MELBOURNE, Fla. (Men’s Lacrosse) – Although Florida Tech men’s lacrosse won’t officially make its debut until next spring, the Panthers will host the inaugural Battle at the Beach Sunday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Melbourne Central Catholic’s Hustler Stadium. Read More…

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