The Maroon

Megan Worry reflects on historic career at Loyola

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Jillian Oddo

April 1, 2019

After four years of swats and boards, one star baller is saying goodbye to the Wolf Pack with her name in the record books. In her final season in maroon and gold, psychology senior Megan Worry proved to be a defensive leader for the women’s basketball team, leading each stop, press and cove...

Taylor Hagins breaks school record for the third time

Senior Taylor Hagins threw 42.48 meters in the hammer throw and finished in seventh place overall in the meet. Two other program records were set. Photo credit: Loyola New Orleans Athletics

Andres Fuentes

March 31, 2019

The Wolf Pack track and field teams found success at the Southern Miss Invitational but senior Taylor Hagins made the biggest stride, breaking her own school record in the hammer throw for the third straight meet. Hagins threw 42.48 meters in the event and finished in seventh place overall in the...

Loyola basketball player steps off the court and into the ring

Computer science junior Joseph Ruzevich rests in between rounds.

Andres Fuentes

March 30, 2019

Standing at 6’5 and 210 pounds, Joseph Ruzevich is used to stepping back, scoring left and dodging swipes and blocks, but Loyola’s small forward turned into a South Side Sensation when he traded his sneakers for a pair of boxing gloves. Ruzevich, computer science junior, took a chance in the ring...

Loyola wins two over No. 14 team in the nation

A Loyola batter stands at-bat for a pitch. Loyola won two, back-to-back games against Freed-Hardeman. Photo by Andres Fuentes.

Andres Fuentes

March 27, 2019

No. 14 Freed-Hardeman came to Segnette Field with one of the top offenses in the country, but the Lions were no match for the Wolf Pack as they dropped their doubleheader versus Loyola. The home team won Game 1, 4-2, and came back for Game 2, winning 7-2. Biology sophomore Allen Dennis extended his hitting streak to seven games, goi...

Wolf Pack golfers sweep Player of the Week awards

Business senior Philip Nijoka also picked up an individual win at the Wolf Pack Invitational, adding to his medal collection. He shot 73 in the first round and 67 in the second round, earning his first ever weekly conference award. Photo credit: Loyola New Orleans Athletics

Andres Fuentes

March 26, 2019

Both the men's and women's golf teams feature athletes honored with the Southern States Athletic Conference Player of the Week award. Business senior Daria Delfino picked up her second award of the season and business senior Philip Nijoka was the second male athlete to win the award for Loyola thi...

Ashley Rogers wins her first golf tournament

International business senior Ashley Rogers scored her first individual win of her career. Loyola finished fourth place overall in the tournament. Photo credit: Loyola New Orleans Athletics

Andres Fuentes

March 26, 2019

Coming off of a successful bought at the Wolf Pack Invitational, the women's golf team continued their streak of excellence at the Tennessee Wesleyan Spring Invitational.The Loyola team would go on to take fourth place and international business senior Ashley Rogers scored her first individual win of her career.Loyola landed high in the f...

Wounded Wolves: Loyola still winless in conference play

Biophysics freshman Derek Oliveras (11) throws a ball at Segnette Field. After their home series versus Martin Methodist, Loyola's baseball team remains winless in conference play. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Andrew Wellmann

March 24, 2019

Despite nearly closing out Martin Methodist in Game 3, the Loyola baseball team is still winless in the conference standings, suffering three-straight losses at home. The Wolf Pack hit Segnette Field for a doubleheader on March 22. The Red Hawks flaunted their offense, winning Game 1, 6-3, and dominating...

Loyola ends tournament run after historic season

Mass communication freshman Zach Wrightsil posted his 16th double-double of the year, with 16 points, 13 rebounds and six assists. Loyola is defeated by Arizona Christian in the second round of the national tournament. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

Andres Fuentes

March 23, 2019

The historic 2018-2019 season for the Loyola men's basketball team has come to a close after the Wolf Pack picked up a loss versus Arizona Christian, 83-77, in the second round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Championship tournament.To start the game, the Firestorm brought t...

Tennis captain and head coach thrive as one unit

Marketing senior Sean Presti and tennis head coach Kyle Russell pose for a photo at The Den. The duo is cherishing their final year at Loyola together.

Henry Bean

March 23, 2019

The bond between a coach and an athlete is one that is formed through practices, competitions and grit. It’s a pure relationship that exists through even language and culture barriers. A Loyola pair was brought together, after being nearly 5,000 miles away from each other, and after four years...

Cassidy Wells named conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year

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Andres Fuentes

March 22, 2019

An already decorated cheerleader can add one more accolade to her list. Criminal justice senior Cassidy Wells was named the Southern States Athletic Conference Cheer & Dance Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She maintained a 3.55 GPA while also hyping up the crowd for home volleyball and basketball...

Ben Fields sends the Wolf Pack to the second round

Accounting senior Benjamin Fields (32) plays on the defensive side at a Loyola home game. Fields' last-minute shot sent Loyola to the second round of the national tournament. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Andres Fuentes

March 21, 2019

With 29 seconds left on the clock, Loyola needed the perfect play to send the men's basketball team into the second round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Championship tournament. Being a part of the final 16 teams is territory the Wolf Pack team has not reached since 1946,...

Revamped livestreaming is a plus for students and athletes

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Rosha'e Gibson

March 21, 2019

As The Den adjusts for the time without any home volleyball or basketball games, the athletic department has a chance to reflect on their first year with a student-run production crew in charge of livestreaming the home games. Technology coordinator, Albert Dupont, was the mastermind behind all the...

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