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

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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

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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…

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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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 Posts Victory in Historic Night for the City of Tampa and University

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TAMPA, Fla. – In its first ever collegiate lacrosse game, the University of Tampa defeated Florida Southern College 7-4, in a Deep South Conference battle. Tampa goes to 1-0 on the season while Southern drops to 0-1. Read More…

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University of Tampa Men’s Lacrosse Set to Host Brogden Cup

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TAMPA, Fla. – Level 2 Sports has announced that teams from the United States and Canada will compete for the Brogden Cup at the U19 International Field Lacrosse Series at the University of Tampa from January 6-8. The event will be held at Pepin Stadium. Read More…

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University of Tampa Adds Division II Men's Lacrosse Program



TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa athletic department has announced the addition of a men’s lacrosse program, which will begin competition in the spring of 2012. The team will compete at the NCAA Division II level, increasing UT’s number of varsity sports to 18. Keep Reading…