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Tampa Earns IWLCA Academic Award in Inaugural Season



GRAND LAKE, Colo. – The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) has recognized the University of Tampa as one of its Honor Squads for the 2014 season.

UT is one of 45 schools earning IWLCA Division II Academic Honor Squad honors for the 2014 season. Every school with a team GPA of 3.0 or higher earned Academic Squad honors. Read More…

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Tampa Men’s Lacrosse Takes Three Major SSC Awards



WINTER PARK, Fla. - On Tuesday, the Sunshine State Conference announced its 2014 Inaugural All-SSC Men’s Lacrosse Team. Tampa’s Conor Whipple was selected Player of the Year and Jake Rooney was named Co-Newcomer of the Year. Florida Southern’s Grant VanOverbeke was also named Co-Newcomer of the Year. The Spartans’ Rory Whipple was named Coach of the Year. Read More…

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Times and Seeding Set For First SSC Lacrosse Championship



Head coach Rory Whipple has led the No. 6 University of Tampa men’s lacrosse team to the Sunshine State Conference regular season championship, earning the top seed in the SSC tournament. The Spartans will face No. 4 seed Rollins College on Saturday April 19 at 1 p.m. at the Naimoli Family Athletic and Intramural Complex. Read More…

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University of Tampa W. Lacrosse: SSC Continues Growth; Adds Women’s Lacrosse Spring 2015



WINTER PARK, Fla. – The Sunshine State Conference will grow to 18 NCAA Division II sponsored sports with the addition of women’s lacrosse beginning the spring of 2015. The conference is currently sponsoring its first season of men’s lacrosse. League bylaws require that half of the conference’s member institutions offer a particular sport before it may become a conference-sponsored sport. Read More…

Posted in: Womens Lax

Very Cool Highlights from Tampa’s 15-6 Win Over NYIT Earlier this Month

Highlights from Tampa's 15-6 Win Over NYIT Earlier this Month


The No. 13 ranked men’s lacrosse team outscored No. 6 New York Tech 13-4 over the final three periods en route to a 15-6 win Friday night at the Naimoli Family Athletic and Intramural Complex. With the win the Spartans improves to 2-0, while the Bears fall to 0-1 on the season. Read More…

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University of Tampa Lacrosse GoPro Action

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A Senior lacrosse player at the University of Tampa made a pretty sick video from an inter-squad scrimmage a month ago. They had a GoPro on a few different players so there are cool points of view. Read More…

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NCAA Division I Transfers Beginning to Eye Tampa as Better Option



TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa has announced the addition of Johns Hopkins attacker Mike Morris and Hofstra attacker Jake Rooney to it men’s lacrosse program. Johns Hopkins attackman Mike Morris and Hofstra attackman Jake Rooney have decided to transfer and continue their playing careers at the University of Tampa, with both enrolled at UT and eligible for competition. Both Morris and Rooney will be beginning their sophomore years in the fall 2013 semester at UT. Read More…

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Offensive Explosion Propels Spartans past Cobras



TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa men’s lacrosse team scored nine straight goals during the second and third periods en route to a 17-7 win over Coker Saturday afternoon at Pepin Stadium. With the win Tampa improves to 3-2 on the season, while the Cobras fall to 1-4. Coker struck first as Keith LaClair scored an unassisted goal in transition to give the Cobras a 1-0 lead. Read More…

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Tampa Men’s Lacrosse to Host Three Games Next Week



TAMPA, Fla. – After a one week hiatus the University of Tampa men’s lacrosse team will host three games, including two Deep South Conference match up, next week at Pepin Stadium. Sunday afternoon the Spartans will host Coker at 1 p.m. Tuesday night the Spartans will host Wingate in a conference match up. Tampa will conclude its week Saturday afternoon when they face the defending DSC Champions Catawba at 1 p.m. Read More…

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Tampa Spartans comeback falls short against Lions



SAINT LEO, Fla – The University of Tampa men’s lacrosse team overcame a five goal deficit but it wasn’t enough as they fell to Saint Leo 8-7 in overtime Saturday night at University Field. With this win the Lions improve to 2-1 overall and 1-1 in the Deep South Conference, while the Spartans fall to 2-2 overall and 2-1 in conference play. Saint Leo came out strong scoring a goal on their first two possessions to give the Lions an 2-0 with 9:53 left in the opening period. Read More…

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