University of Tampa Men’s Lacrosse Adds Chris Panos to Staff



Panos will replace Mike Ryder, who left Tampa to take a coaching position with the new and emerging lacrosse program at the IMG Academy. “The University of Tampa and our lacrosse program are very grateful for the contributions coach Ryder made in helping us get this program off the ground,” praised Whipple about his former assistant who spent two seasons as the defensive coordinator at Tampa. “Mike remains very closely tied to our program, our players and our staff, and we are very excited for the great opportunity that is presented for him at IMG.” Read More…

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Greg Griffo Becomes Tampa’s First Lacrosse All-American, Full Division II All-American List Included



TAMPA, Fla. – University of Tampa men’s lacrosse standout Greg Griffo has been named an honorable mention All-American by the United States Intercollegiate Coaching Association (USILA). He becomes the first player in program history to earn the honor. Griffo, a senior from Babylon, N.Y., recently concluded his Spartan career as the team’s leading scorer. In 16 games, he netted 28 goals and 10 assists, including a pair of game-winning goals. He registered at least one points in 14 games this season. Read More…

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Griffo Scores Late Goals to Lift Spartans Past Bears



HICKORY, N.C. – In a game with five lead changes and eight ties, Greg Griffo scored two goals in the final three minutes to give the University of Tampa men’s lacrosse team a 13-11 win over deep south conference opponent Lenoir-Rhyne Saturday afternoon at Moretz stadium. With the win the Spartans improve to 8-4 overall and 5-1 in conference play, while the Bears fall to 8-5 and 5-2 in the DSC. Read More…

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