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SSC Unveils First-Ever Women’s Lacrosse Preseason Poll


MELBOURNE, Fla. – In the inaugural year for Sunshine State Conference women’s lacrosse, league coaches selected Florida Southern College as the preseason favorite. The University of Tampa was picked fourth as it enters its second year of existence. Florida Southern received 16 votes and four first place votes, edging Rollins College for the top spot […]

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Tampa Favored by Coaches to Win 2015 SSC Men’s Lacrosse Title


MELBOURNE, Fla. – The University of Tampa has been voted No. 1 in the 2015 Sunshine State Conference preseason men’s lacrosse coaches poll. The Spartans received 25 total votes and five first place votes. The poll gives a four vote edge to the Spartans over Florida Southern College. The Moccasins received a total of 21 […]

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Tampa to Begin Season at No. 4 in National Rankings


PERRY, N.Y. – After advancing to the national semifinals in its third year of existence, the University of Tampa men’s lacrosse team will begin the 2015 campaign at No. 4 in the Inside Lacrosse USILA Division 2 preseason rankings. The Spartans, who received a first-place vote for the first time in program history, are nationally-ranked […]

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University of Tampa M. Lacrosse Visits Patients at TGH


TAMPA, Fla.- The University of Tampa men’s and women’s lacrosse team’s attack units visited the Children’s Wing of Tampa General Hospital on Wednesday as part of their Attack Children’s Cancer campaign. The players who visited were; from the men’s team attackers Mike Morris, Jake Rooney, Chris Vetter, and Conor Whipple, and from the women’s team attackers Jackie Martin, Amanda Voges, Natalie Carraway, and Christina Burroughs. Read More…

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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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University of Tampa Hosts 2013 Pre-Season High School “Kick Off” Jamboree


Over 250 high school players from around Tampa and West Florida attended the first annual Tampa Pre-Season “Kick-Off” held at the University of Tamp this weekend. With over 20 high school’s represented, the Black team from HP Plant defeated IMG in the championship game 13-11. 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


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…

University of Tampa Men’s Lacrosse Adds Dalton Jernigan to Coaching Staff

TAMPA, Fla. – University of Tampa head men’s lacrosse coach Rory Whipple has announced the addition of Dalton Jernigan to the coaching staff for the 2012-13 season. “Dalton is an excellent addition to the Tampa lacrosse family. His familiarity with Deep South Conference opponents over the past four seasons and his enthusiasm to learn and excel as a young coach make him a valuable asset to our coaching staff this season,” Whipple stated. Read More…

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University of Tampa Men’s Lacrosse Announces Hiring of Chris Burdick

TAMPA, Fla. – University of Tampa head men’s lacrosse coach Rory Whipple has announced the addition of Chris Burdick as assistant coach for the 2012-2013 season. Burdick comes to Tampa with extensive coaching experience, most recently at Providence College (NCAA Division I), where he was the head men’s lacrosse coach for the past 14 seasons. Read More…

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