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Men’s golf team breaks Loyola records at SSAC Championship

Men’s golf team breaks Loyola records at SSAC Championship

Andres Fuentes
April 25, 2017
Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

New records were set for the Loyola men's golf tournament, as the team finished with the lowest scoring match in school history and the SSAC named Philip Nijoka to the SSAC All-Tournament team, a first for the program. At Arrowhead Country Club, the Wolf Pack secured a sixth place finish with 885 total...

Baseball team sweeps Brewton-Parker

Baseball team sweeps Brewton-Parker

Andres Fuentes
April 18, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola baseball team takes out the brooms as they close out the Brewton-Parker series with a seat in the SSAC playoffs. With wins in the first two games, the Wolf Pack put a 16-6 stomping on Brewton-Parker in Game 3 on the road. Loyola did not give their opponents a chance to breathe, as they scored 8...

Track star Leah Banks finishes seventh in South Alabama Invitational

Track star Leah Banks finishes seventh in South Alabama Invitational

Andres Fuentes
April 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Sophomore Leah Banks is making huge strides as she finished 7th overall at the South Alabama Invitational.After the first day of competition, Banks racked up the 8th place spot. On day two, her production spiked as she scored nearly 2,000 more points to take the 7th spot, finishing with 4,507 total poi...

Tennis drops regular season finale but makes the playoffs

Tennis drops regular season finale but makes the playoffs

Andres Fuentes
April 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

The Loyola men's and women's team both suffer loses on the road versus Mississippi College, but land spots in the SSAC Championship tournament.The men's team fell in a close match up, 4-5, and the women's team went scoreless. Ernesto de Diego, Alexander DePascual, and Sean Presti took home wins in sin...

Kellie Kennedy named LSWA Coach of the Year

Kellie Kennedy named LSWA Coach of the Year

Andres Fuentes
April 18, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Women's basketball head coach, Kellie Kennedy, was named Coach of the Year by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association for her monumental 2016-2017 season.She bested LSU's Nikki Fargas with a ballot of 12-5.This is the second Coach of the Year award Kennedy has received this year for her historic sea...

Golf teams aim for a shot at conference title

Jc Canicosa
April 8, 2017
Filed under Golf, Sports

The golf teams have stepped up their game and improved their teamwork at the midway point of the spring season.Daria Delfino, management sophomore, feels the team is headed in the right direction. “Everything is starting to come together and clicking at the right time. We’re moving quickly u...

Leah Banks makes a run at history

Taylor Ford
April 7, 2017
Filed under Loyola News Service, Sports

One young track and field athlete is tearing up the field at a historic rate. Leah Banks, mass communication sophomore runner, has separated herself from her teammates throughout this year’s track season and is on her way to becoming one of the most accomplished athletes in the program’s history. Banks...

Quidditch team sweeps out the old for a fresh start

Quidditch team sweeps out the old for a fresh start

Brian Wollitz
April 6, 2017
Filed under Quidditch, Showcase, Sports

The quidditch team is looking for some magic to help rebuild their program to return to their past success.Sebastian Gomez, biology sophomore and team captain, said their main priority is to get numbers out to practice so they can compete in tournaments. “Our number one goal right now is to build ...

Loyola tennis teams fall to nationally ranked University of Mobile

Andres Fuentes
April 5, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams fell to the nationally ranked Mobile teams at the Gerald L. Wallace Sr. Tennis Complex. The men’s team finished 2-7 against the No. 11 team in the country, while the women’s team finished scoreless in their matchup with the No. 7 team. Ga...

Track and Field teams show off season-best performances at the Southern Mississippi Invitational

Track and Field teams show off season-best performances at the Southern Mississippi Invitational

Andres Fuentes
April 5, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

For the second meet in a row, the Loyola track and field team shined, recording program and personal bests. Leah Banks took home first place in the long jump with 5.64 meters, a new program best. Basketball star Meghan Temple made her track debut in the discus, landing seventh place with 39.19mm. J...

Women’s golf takes 7th and men’s take 15th in the Golfweek NAIA Spring Invite

Women’s golf takes 7th and men’s take 15th in the Golfweek NAIA Spring Invite

Andres Fuentes
April 5, 2017
Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola women’s and men’s teams competed in a stacked and highly competitive Golfweek NAIA Spring Invite, finishing seventh and fifteenth respectively. At Las Colinas Golf Course, the Loyola squads faced intense competition. The (RV) women’s team competed against seven teams pla...

Rickey Hill guides the cheer and dance teams

Brian Wollitz
April 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

After getting hired in mid-summer, Rickey Hill, head coach of the cheer and dance teams, didn't know what to expect, but both teams quickly impressed him with their progress in the program's inaugural year. Hill stepped into the head coaching job with the responsibility of spearheading the program a...

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