Loyola Men’s Lacrosse To Face U.S. National Team In January

May 28, 2012; Foxborough, MA, USA; Loyola Greyhounds midfielder Phil Dobson (22) carries the ball against Maryland Terrapins midfield Landon Carr (right) during the first half of the NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse National Championship at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-US PRESSWIRE


BALTIMORE – The Loyola University Maryland men’s lacrosse team will participate in the Champion® Challenge, a US Lacrosse event, and face the United States National Team in an exhibition game on Sunday, January 27, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Read More…

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ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown Features Loyola Men’s Lacrosse (Video)

May 28, 2012; Foxborough, MA, USA; Loyola Greyhounds midfielder Davis Butts (7) scores a goal while being checked by Maryland Terrapins defense Brian Cooper (40) during the first half of the NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse National Championship at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-US PRESSWIRE


In May, Baltimore Ravens’ All-Pro linebacker Ray Lewis spoke to the Loyola University Maryland men’s lacrosse team prior to their NCAA Quarterfinal win over Denver. On October 7, ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown features a story profiling many of Lewis’ speeches, including the one to the Greyhounds. Read More…

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Loyola Men’s Lacrosse To Be Featured In ESPN NFL Countdown Segment

Sep 23, 2012; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis (52) prior to the game against the New England Patriots at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-US PRESSWIRE


Baltimore Ravens All-Pro linebacker Ray Lewis stopped by Ridley Athletic Complex on May 16 as the team was concluding a film session. Head Coach Charley Toomey only said that the coaches were bringing someone in who needed no introduction, and he was right. Read More…

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An Introduction to Chicago’s Deep Dish Lacrosse

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I decided to head to Chicago to help grow the sport of lacrosse. The Midwest is not traditionally considered a lacrosse hot bed and one of my main goals is to change that. Along with reporting about lacrosse out here I will also be talking about the lifestyle and culture in Chicago. Read More…

Loyola Men’s Lacrosse Take 10th in Capital One Cup, Women 44th

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BALTIMORE – On the heels of winning its first NCAA Division I National Championship, the Loyola University Maryland athletic department finished tied for 10th in the Men’s Capital One Cup, and 44th in the women’s standings, for the 2011-2012 academic year. Read More…

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A Behind the Scenes Look at 2012 NCAA Lacrosse Championship (Video)

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The Harvard athletic communications staff gives you a behind the scenes look at some of the critical roles that go into hosting a NCAA national championship event. Read More…

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LaxTrack: Memorial Day Banger

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Alright boys and girls, it’s Memorial Day and the Division 1 National Championship. Whoever wins, make sure you celebrate by playing this mix. I dare you not to dance. Play this during pre-game, the actual game, and post-game. It’s a celebration kids. Time to get down. Read More…

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The Fahkin’ Best Boston Movie Quotes Supercuts, Final Four in Boston

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In honor of the NCAA Final Four and our Memorial Day Kickoff Party taking place this weekend in Beantown, we’re posting a supercut of the best fahkin’ movie quotes from flicks filmed in Boston. It’s a blatant display of emotional, disruptive insolence and I fahkin’ love it. Don’t like it? Go Fahk… Read More…

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Final Four Guide and Scavenger Hunt Presented by True Temper Lacrosse

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For the first time since 1975, Virginia, Syracuse, or Johns Hopkins won’t be headed to the NCAA DI Final Four. The 2012 Final Four is not all new faces, however, as Maryland was in the Championship game last year and both Notre Dame and Duke have routinely made it to the last weekend in May over the last few years. Loyola rounds out the D1 side of the Final Four as possibly the most quiet top-seeded team in the history of the tournament. Read More…

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Ray Lewis’s Inspiring Speech to the Loyola Greyhounds Men’s Lacrosse Team

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The Loyola Men’s Lacrosse team stays true to its roots. This past week, the team received an enormous amount of support from Under Armour athlete and Baltimore Ravens legend Ray Lewis. Lewis has become famous off the field for his hair-raising speeches. Unlike Johns Hopkins, who had New England Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick give a speech prior to this weekend’s NCAA Quarterfinal game, the Greyhounds sought inspiration from their backyard. Read More…

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