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Loyola Athletics Sets Fiscal Year Fundraising Record

Loyola's women's lacrosse team took part in a 12-day trip to England and South Africa that was made possible through externally fundraised sources.
Loyola's women's lacrosse team took part in a 12-day trip to England and South Africa that was made possible through externally fundraised sources.

July 28, 2014

BALTIMORE - The Loyola University Maryland Athletic Department enjoyed a record year in fundraising during the 2013-14 academic year with more than $3.6 million in gifts received.

"Our alumni, parents and friends are helping to transform the way Loyola athletics operates," said Assistant Vice President/Director of Athletics Jim Paquette. "The funds we raised in 2013-14 have enhanced our facilities, generated endowed scholarship support and enabled our coaches to provide a first-class experience and training environment for our student-athletes."

Since 2010-2011, Loyola Athletics has seen a better than 700 percent growth in annual cash gifts received.

Highlights of the year include the establishment of six new endowed scholarship funds, bringing the overall total number of endowed athletic scholarships to 15, while a $2.2 million gift was made to help enhance Loyola's athletics facilities. Additionally, fundraising for the Greyhounds Athletics Fund and for team initiatives help Loyola's programs continue to build upon the positive momentum generated in the school's first season as a Patriot League member.

While the dollars raised continue to increase, alumni giving participation also remained strong thanks to the first-ever Student-Athlete Alumni Challenge, held in February. The golf program's alumni earned $5,000 for their program by having the highest team gift participation rate as of Feb. 28, while the rowing team also earned $5,000 by having the largest growth in its participation over the previous academic year.

All funds raised for athletics are part of Bright Minds, Bold Hearts, the University's $100 million comprehensive campaign. For more on the campaign and how to make a gift to Greyhounds Athletics, visit campaign.loyola.edu.

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Saturday, Jan 31
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Men's Basketball at Army W, 77-71 Video
Women's Basketball Army L, 62-53 Video
Swimming & Diving at Pre-Patriot League Invitational --
Women's Track at John Covert Classic All Day
Women's Track vs Armory Invitational All Day
Wednesday, Feb 4
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Men's Basketball at American 7:30 PM Video
Women's Basketball American 7:00 PM Video
Saturday, Feb 7
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Men's Basketball Lehigh 7:00 PM Video
Women's Basketball at Lehigh 2:00 PM
Men's Lacrosse Virginia 1:00 PM Video
Wednesday, Feb 11
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Men's Basketball Lafayette 7:30 PM Video
Women's Basketball at Lafayette 7:00 PM
Thursday, Feb 12
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Women's Track at Multi-Mix Invite All Day
Saturday, Feb 14
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Men's Basketball at Boston University 1:00 PM Video
Women's Basketball Boston University 2:00 PM Video
Men's Lacrosse Penn State 12:00 PM Video
Sunday, Feb 15
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Tennis at Mary Washington - Men 4:00 PM
Men's Tennis at Mary Washington 4:00 PM
Wednesday, Feb 18
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Men's Basketball at Bucknell 7:00 PM Video
Women's Basketball Bucknell 7:00 PM Video
Swimming & Diving at Patriot League Championships All Day
Men's Lacrosse at Towson TBA
Thursday, Feb 19
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Swimming & Diving at Patriot League Championships All Day
Friday, Feb 20
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Swimming & Diving at Patriot League Championships All Day
Women's Track at Patriot League Indoor Championships All Day
Saturday, Feb 21
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Women's Soccer at Villanova Play Day All Day
Men's Tennis Shepherd 12:00 PM
Women's Lacrosse at Princeton 1:00 PM
Men's Lacrosse Holy Cross 1:00 PM Video
Tennis Coppin State - Men 4:00 PM
Men's Tennis Coppin State 4:00 PM
Women's Track at Patriot League Indoor Championships All Day
Swimming & Diving at Patriot League Championships All Day
Sunday, Feb 22
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Tennis Coppin State - Women 3:00 PM
Tennis Wagner 6:00 PM
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Women's Track at Patriot League Indoor Championships All Day
Men's Golf vs Neville Kovacs Group Intercollegiate All Day
Monday, Feb 23
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Men's Golf vs Neville Kovacs Group Intercollegiate All Day
Tuesday, Feb 24
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Men's Golf vs Neville Kovacs Group Intercollegiate All Day
Wednesday, Feb 25
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Women's Lacrosse Johns Hopkins 6:00 PM Video
Friday, Feb 27
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Men's Tennis at North Carolina Central 2:00 PM
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Swimming & Diving at ECAC Championships All Day
Saturday, Feb 28
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Tennis at North Carolina A&T 9:00 AM
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Men's Lacrosse Lehigh 2:00 PM Video
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Saturday, Jan 24
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Men's Basketball Colgate L, 59-58 Video
Women's Basketball Colgate L, 72-45 Video
Thursday, Jan 29
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Men's Basketball Holy Cross W, 64-54 Video
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Friday, Jan 30
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Swimming & Diving Mount St. Mary's - Women W: W, 194-98
Women's Track Armory Invitational All Day
Saturday, Jan 31
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Men's Basketball Army W, 77-71 Video
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Swimming & Diving Pre-Patriot League Invitational --
Women's Track John Covert Classic All Day
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