The Maroon

‘Pack’s men’s basketball has two big games

GARRETT GALUSZKA

February 1, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The men's basketball team finished January with two critical conference wins as it continues to battle for a spot in the Southern States Athletic Conference Tournament. The Wolfpack dominated William Carey University on Jan. 26 in a 72-60 victory, then beat Auburn University Montgomery two days late...

Wolfpack baseball starts with string of undefeated games

Wolfpack baseball starts with string of undefeated games

ETEFIA UMANA

February 1, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

With men's and women's basketball season in full tilt, the beginning of winter also signals the start of Wolfpack baseball. Last year's team finished with an overall record of 15-36 and a conference record of 5-13 with the highlight of the season coming with a late sweep of the University of Mobile...

Lady ‘Pack on hot streak

CAMI THOMAS

February 1, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Other teams around the country wish they had this much heat. Since the beginning of the season, the women's basketball team has bounced into the court with a record number of wins, and, according to head coach Kellie Kennedy, they don't plan on stopping any time soon. "This group has refused to lose....

Loyola students take plunge…In the pool

Loyola students take plunge…In the pool

MARY JAMESON Staff Writer

January 25, 2012


Filed under Sports

Students who are passionate about swimming now have an official club on Loyola's campus. Loyola's Student Government Association approved of the swimming club at its first meeting of the year on Jan. 11. The president of the organization, physics freshman Riley Mayes, said he noticed that the swimmin...

‘Pack Track ready to crack back

By CHELSEY RICHTER Staff Writer

January 25, 2012


Filed under Sports, Track & Field

The spring semester is here, and that can only mean one thing for Coach Andy Canegitta: track season is back. In 2011, Vanessa Righeimer, mass communications sophmore, and Abraham Thacker, finance junior, qualified for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Championship while Sarah Tortorich...

Loyola’s top players honored

By SHAMARA KING Editorial Assistant

January 25, 2012


Filed under Sports

Loyola University and the Wolfpack will honor four people at this year's Loyola Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. This event honors Loyola alumni who make history or contribute greatly to their sport. Those featured in the Hall of Fame include Olympic record setters, coaches of national championship teams, sc...

Cyclist prepares for epic road trip

Cyclist prepares for epic road trip

CAMI THOMAS Assistant Sports Editor

January 25, 2012


Filed under Sports

Imagine the long drive from New Orleans to Chicago, and then imagine the entire journey on a bicycle. Aaron Nazarian, business management freshman, is just counting the days until this becomes his reality. On nothing more than two wheels, Nazarian is embarking on the 1,280-mile bike ride from New Orlean...

New twists for intramural ‘Pack

New twists for intramural ‘Pack

RICHARD DEMPSEY Staff Writer

January 18, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Students interested in playing intramural sports will have two new options this semester: dodgeball and kickball. Unlike basketball and softball, the two other intramural sports offered during the spring semester, dodgeball and kickball, will use a tournament format with no regular season. Both tournaments are exp...

Council gets NAIA award

Council gets NAIA award

CHELSEY RICHTER Staff Writer

January 18, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The new year has just begun, and Keiva Council, a sociology senior and guard for Loyola's women's basketball team, has already earned four awards. Her latest accolade is the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Conference National Division I Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the...

Dean Miron is active off and on the court

By CHELSEY RICHTER Staff Writer

December 6, 2011


Filed under Sports, Tennis

When he is not managing the faculty in the College of Social Sciences, Dean Luis Miron is helping to manage the tennis team. According to tennis coach Zubin Engineer, the Loyola tennis program was discontinued in 1997. As a part of the university's mission to expand the athletic department, Engineer ...

Loyola seeking NCAA qualification

HALEY HUMISTON Contributing Writer

December 6, 2011


Filed under Sports

Loyola is currently reviewing the athletics department, and it could possibly land its teams in the NCAA. The university has hired Andrew Fellingham and Cynthia Linhart of the Inter-Collegiate Athletic Consulting Group to evaluate the athletics program and point it in the best direction for the univ...

‘Pack is hungry for swim team

By KRISTEN HIMMELBERG The Maroon

December 6, 2011


Filed under Sports

Loyola has a pool and the student interest, but still no swim team. Loyola has been without an active swim team for over 10 years even though the school already has up-to-par pool facilities and many students who are eager to get back in the pool and compete. "I would join in a heartbeat," said Lauren Smit...

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