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Wolf Pack fans in attendance at home tennis match

Wolf Pack fans in attendance at home tennis match

Andres Fuentes

April 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

With the Loyola Student Government Association sponsoring bus rides for students, over 20 Loyola fans were in attendance for both tennis teams facing off against the University of Mobile. However, the nationally-ranked No.7 Rams took down both tennis squads at City Park. The men's team lost 8-1...

JC does sports: Boxing

JC does sports: Boxing

Jc Canicosa

April 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Weighing in at 140 pounds, majoring in journalism, with an official record of 0 KO’s and 0 losses, the 2016 Olympic gold-viewing boxing amateur of the world, I, JC “John Christian” Canicosa was ready to take on mixed martial arts instructor Jose Taveras. We skipped the punching carcas...

Track and field head coach Nick Dodson takes coaching job in Florida

Track and field head coach Nick Dodson takes coaching job in Florida

Andres Fuentes

April 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

After serving as the head coach for Loyola's track and field and cross country programs for two years, Nick Dodson has been hired as the Southeastern University track and field head coach, as reported by The Sun Conference. Southeastern competes in The Sun Conference, a conference a part of the National...

Water polo student-athletes become student-coaches

Water polo student-athletes become student-coaches

Andrew Lang

April 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Typically student-athletes perform on the field, ball out on the court or run their hearts out on the track while the coaches lead and guide them from afar. However, for two water polo athletes, their team roles are both in the water and on the sidelines. Dhalia Martinez, biology sophomore, and Aubrey Palh...

Wolf Pack baseball snap their losing streak

Wolf Pack baseball snap their losing streak

Andres Fuentes

April 3, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Snapping a 16-game losing streak against a long time rival is always sweet. The Loyola baseball team got to experience such a win versus Spring Hill College in a double-header. The Wolf Pack won Game 1, 8-6, marking their first victory since March 5 versus Dakota State University. The Badgers...

SGA to sponsor buses for athletic events

SGA to sponsor buses for athletic events

Andres Fuentes

April 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Loyola Student Government Association aims to bring Wolf Pack fans closer to the action. The student-run organization will sponsor bus rides for Loyola students to attend three different sporting events this month. Loyola students have the opportunity to attend a tennis match or two baseball...

Loyola Track teams win five gold medals at University of Mobile Invitational

Loyola Track teams win five gold medals at University of Mobile Invitational

Andres Fuentes

April 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

The Loyola track and field program continued forward with their storied success after earning five first-place finishes and 14 top-three finishes across 12 events at the Mobile Invitational. The first gold medal for the Wolf Pack was in the women's 4x400m relay. Diamond Pearson, criminal justice sophomore,...

Baseball continues 16-game losing streak

Baseball continues 16-game losing streak

Andres Fuentes

April 1, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola baseball team took a heavy hit during their three-game series versus No.15 Middle Georgia State University as they dropped every game to cap off spring break. The Wolf Pack hosted back-to-back games on Friday night at Segnette Field. They suffered a scoreless loss to the Knights, 7-0. Middle...

Loyola tennis teams stay undefeated at spring break tournament

Loyola tennis teams stay undefeated at spring break tournament

Andres Fuentes

March 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

Both the Loyola men's and women's team remain undefeated in the sunshine as they swept ranked opponents on a five-day Florida road trip. The Wolf Pack made big noise in Orlando, Florida as both tennis teams took down No. 24 Saint Thomas University on their final day of competition. Loyola took...

Philip Nijoka leads the Wolf Pack at the Desert Intercollegiate

Philip Nijoka leads the Wolf Pack at the Desert  Intercollegiate

Andres Fuentes

March 28, 2018


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

Philip Nijoka, business junior, shines on the green with his 4th place finish with the Loyola men's golf team. The team traveled to Indio, California for their Spring Break tournament and saw massive success by finishing in 15th place. Philip Nijoka tied for the 4th spot, shooting 12-over par to...

Loyola ranked record high in Learfield Directors’ Cup standings

Loyola ranked record high in Learfield Directors’ Cup standings

Andres Fuentes

March 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a successful winter season, the Loyola New Orleans Athletic Department is ranked No. 49 in the country for the Learfield Directors' Cup, a historic high for the program. The Wolf Pack has a current score of 207 after having a large presence on the national stage during the winter season. The...

Rugby team finishes second in NSCRO Championship

Rugby team finishes second in NSCRO Championship

Andres Fuentes

March 26, 2018


Filed under Rugby, Showcase, Sports

To start off the Spring Break, the Loyola rugby team traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to compete in the National Small College Rugby Organization playoffs. The Wolf Pack club sport competed with three other teams from the Mid-Atlantic South Division for a shot at the title at the Atlanta Old White Rugby...

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