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Loyola honors 163 student-athletes at academic ceremony

Athletic Director Brett Simpson gives a speech at the Scholar-Athlete Award Ceremony. 163 student-athletes were honored. Photo credit: Loyola New Orleans Athletics

Andres Fuentes

May 1, 2019

Loyola'a athletic department invited outstanding athletes to be honored for their efforts in their sports and in the classroom. On April 30, the 15th-annual Scholar-Athlete Award Ceremony was held in the St. Charles Room. A total of 163 student-athletes were recognized at the event, as well as a Loy...

Loyola on pace to reach new heights in Directors’ Cup standings

Banners were hung for the dance team, the women’s golf team and both swim teams at Senior Night on Feb. 14 2019 for competing nationally last year. The Directors’ Cup judges based on a school’s national performance.

Andres Fuentes

April 29, 2019

As the campus blossoms with life once again after Spring Break, the Loyola athletic department will have the difficult task of designing and ordering a championship banner for the conference title-winning women’s golf team. The department has to answer questions such as: where would they display...

Loyola finishes regular season among the bottom of the barrel

Psychology sophomore Brenden Taravella (10) throws a pitch from the mound at Segnette Field. Loyola lost their final series of the regular season to William Carey. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Andres Fuentes

April 28, 2019

In a season plagued with struggles against other Southern States Athletic Conference schools, Loyola's baseball team suffered yet another sweep at the hands of a conference team to wrap up the regular season.Out on the road, the Wolf Pack took on William Carey in a three-game series from April 26-27.Gam...

Tennis program racked up 14 conference awards

Pre-med junior Nadja Ochsner earned her first All-Conference selection. 14 tennis athletes in total won conference awards. Photo credit: Loyola New Orleans Athletics

Andres Fuentes

April 27, 2019

With another successful season in the books, the men's and women's tennis teams are celebrating even more accolades after winning 14 Southern States Athletic Conference awards. Head Coach Kyle Russell won Women's Tennis Coach of the Year after leading the team to 10-plus wins despite a difficult schedule th...

JC Does Sports Abroad: Equestrian

Best friends JC Canicosa and Harvey the horse take a ride through Nine Acres on a wonderfully cloudy British day. Canicosa is not sure if the experience was scarier for him or Harvey. Photo by JC Canicosa.

Jc Canicosa

April 26, 2019

"JC Does Sports” is a series where sports reporter JC Canicosa engages in different club and varsity sports around campus and describes his experiences as a reporter attempting to be athletic. First lesson of riding horses in England: yelling, "The British are coming! The British are coming!" whil...

Both tennis teams end their seasons in the conference semifinals

Finance junior Arianna Pepper went 1-6, 6-1, 6-4 in her solo victory in the conference semifinals. Both Loyola teams lost to Middle Georgia in the second round. Photo credit: Kyle Encar

Andres Fuentes

April 25, 2019

After dominating in the first round of the Southern States Athletic Conference Championship tournament, the Wolf Pack tennis teams hoped to use that winning momentum in the semifinals versus two nationally ranked Middle Georgia squads.However, with rain delays forcing the match to start with singles p...

Tennis teams bring the heat in the first round of the conference championships

Business sophomore Joseph Short celebrates point. Both tennis teams advanced to the semifinals in the SSAC Championship tournament. Photo credit: Loyola New Orleans Athletics

Andres Fuentes

April 25, 2019

Both the men's and the women's tennis teams are making a racket at the Southern States Athletics Conference Championship tournament. On April 24, both teams dominated in the opening round, beating both of their opponents in order to head to the semifinals. The No. 14 women's team swept Blue Mountain Co...

Four Wolf Pack athletes win gold at the conference track and field meet

Environmental studies Walter Ramesy (CENTER) won the 10,000-meter run with a time of 33:22.53 while business analytics sophomore Daniel Welch (LEFT)  placed in second and freshman Phoenix Aquino-Thomas (RIGHT) placed third at the conference meet. Photo credit: Loyola University New Orleans

Andres Fuentes

April 21, 2019

Through two days of competition, Loyola's men's and women's track and field teams clawed their way to top-5 finishes in the conference meet while also landing athletes atop of the podium. At the Southern States Athletic Conference Championships, the women's team finished third overall while the men's...

Men’s golf team finishes in fifth place at the conference tournament

Mass communication senior Ryan Hicks finished the conference tournament tied for 18th. Loyola placed fifth overall. Photo credit: Loyola New Orleans Athletics

Andres Fuentes

April 18, 2019

Despite playing their best golf in the final day of the Southern States Athletic Conference Championship, the Loyola men's golf team could not get ahead in the standings, finishing in fifth place with a score of (+895, +31). The Wolf Pack landed just two shots behind the University of Mobile for fourth place and ...

Wolf Pack earns 19 runs to sweep Tougaloo College

Biophysics freshman Derek Oliveras (11) celebrates with biological sciences sophomore Luke Lacoste (1) at first base. Loyola won both games versus Tougaloo College. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Andres Fuentes

April 17, 2019

It was the final home games of the season and with the conference tournament quickly creeping up, Loyola did their best to put on a show for on their home field in front of their fans. Loyola defeated Tougaloo College in a double-header on April 16, winning Game 1, 12-0 and Game 2, 7-5. Biology sophomore Allen ...

Golf program brings in 15 conference awards

Freshman Chong Li Lee was named to the All-Conference, All-Freshman and Champions of Character Teams. In all, the golf program earned 15 conference awards. Photo credit: Loyola University New Orleans

Andres Fuentes

April 17, 2019

Loyola's golf teams found their athletes winning conference awards across the board. Among both teams, Loyola had seven golfers on the Southern States Athletic All-Conference Team, two athletes on the All-Freshman Team and two more on the Musco Lighting Champions of Character Team. Men's Golf On t...

Tennis teams close out regular season with losses

International business sophomore Manuela Alban would continue the Wolf Pack's success in singles play. Alban won her with a perfect 6-0, 6-0 in court two, but the Crusaders would win out the remaining for matches, leaving them as the victors. Photo credit: Kyle Encar

Andres Fuentes

April 16, 2019

Their nationally ranked opponent proved too much for the Wolf Pack as both the men's and women's teams picked up losses at home versus William Carey University on April 15.The men's team suffered an 8-1 loss versus the No. 8 Crusaders and the women's squad finished with 6-3 versus the No. 4 team in t...

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