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SSC Unveils First-Ever Women’s Lacrosse Preseason Poll

By Lacrosse Playground | February 2, 2015 |


MELBOURNE, Fla. – In the inaugural year for Sunshine State Conference women’s lacrosse, league coaches selected Florida Southern College as … Read more

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

By Lacrosse Playground | January 29, 2015 |


MELBOURNE, Fla. – The University of Tampa has been voted No. 1 in the 2015 Sunshine State Conference preseason men’s … Read more

Tampa to Begin Season at No. 4 in National Rankings

By Lacrosse Playground | January 29, 2015 |


PERRY, N.Y. – After advancing to the national semifinals in its third year of existence, the University of Tampa men’s … Read more

University of Tampa M. Lacrosse Visits Patients at TGH

By Lacrosse Playground | October 20, 2014 |
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...

University of Tampa’s Griffo Scores Four To Defeat Florida Tech

By Lacrosse Playground | February 21, 2013 |
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...

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

By Lacrosse Playground | January 14, 2013 |
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

By Lacrosse Playground | October 24, 2012 |
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...

University of Tampa Head Coach Rory Whipple Announces Fall Camp Programing

By Lacrosse Playground | October 4, 2012 |
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

By Lacrosse Playground | September 25, 2012 |
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...

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

By Lacrosse Playground | August 28, 2012 |
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...

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

By Lacrosse Playground | February 19, 2012 |
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...

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

By Lacrosse Playground | February 10, 2012 |
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...