Griffo Wins Player of the Year; Spartans Place Nine on DSC All-Conference Team



WINGATE, N.C. – The University of Tampa men’s lacrosse team won its second straight Deep South Conference regular season title and Monday nine players were named to the DSC All-Conference Team.

For the second straight year, Greg Griffo was a first-team selection for the Spartans. Joey McMahan, Jasper Gantick, Eric Dance, Larry Gress, and Trevor Calleja were named second-team All-DSC, while Joseph Fiorucci, Kyle Hemrick, and Ryan Becker received honorable mention recognition. Read More…

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University of Tampa to Dedicate New 90,000 Square-Foot Field, Lacrosse Complex



TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa will dedicate the Naimoli Family Athletic and Intramural Complex on Kennedy Boulevard on Friday, April 5 at 7:25 p.m. The first men’s lacrosse game on the new field will follow immediately at 8 p.m., versus Rollins College. The dedication will begin with a ribbon cutting at the front of the stadium. UT President Ronald L. Vaughn and other campus and community leaders will speak. Then, at 7:45 p.m., special guests, including lead donor Vince Naimoli, will be recognized with a special on-field dedication. The Spartans will then face off against the Rollins Tars at 8 p.m. Read More…

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Spartans Roll Up Their Sleeves and Take Care of Catawba, 17-10



TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa men’s lacrosse team scored four first quarter goal to propel them to a 17-10 win over Catawba, Saturday afternoon at Pepin Stadium. With the win, Tampa improves to 5-3 overall and 4-1 in the Deep South Conference, while Catawba falls to 2-4 overall and 0-3 in conference play. Read More…

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Must See, Tampa Lacrosse Tour of the Re-Dedicated Bob Martinez Athletics Center

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TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa has released a video that allows fans to take a tour of the Bob Martinez Sports Center, which was re-dedicated in a ceremony on Sept. 27. Read More…

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University of Tampa Head Coach Rory Whipple Announces Fall Camp Programing

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Whipple Lacrosse, the camp network for the University of Tampa Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Rory Whipple, has announced camp programing for the fall and winter seasons. The organization that focuses on the development of lacrosse skill level in boys of all ages runs camps and clinics for local and national high school and youth campers. Read More…

Tampa Loses a Close One to No. 3 Limestone

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GAFFNEY, S.C. – The University of Tampa lost its second game of the season to No. 3 Limestone College by a score of 13-7. Tampa drops to 4-2 while Limestone remains undefeated at 6-0. Kyle Hemrick struck first at the 9:45 mark with his fourth goal of the season. Freshman Jonathan Franzese had the assist on the goal. Read More…

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University of Tampa Spartans Weather the Storm With Win Against Coker College



HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The University of Tampa (3-0, 2-0) lacrosse team extends its win streak to three games to start the season with a 10-4 win against Coker College. Coker drops to 1-3 on the season. It took less than two minutes for the Spartans to score, with A.J. DeSimone putting up his team leading fifth of the season. With four minutes remaining in the first quarter Joel McGowan added to the lead with his second of the year, with Kevin Castle getting the assist. Read More…

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Tampa Set to Faceoff Against Florida Southern in Historic Game



TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa lacrosse team is set to begin its highly anticipated inaugural season on Friday against conference rival Florida Southern College at 7 p.m., at Pepin Stadium. It will be a historic night for the city of Tampa as UT plays it first ever collegiate lacrosse game. City of Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn will be on hand as the city welcomes college lacrosse. University President Dr. Ronald Vaughn will also be in attendance. Read More…

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