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Full Name Patriot League
Location Center Valley, Pa.
Founded 1984 (began competition in 1986)
Conference Website patriotleague.org
Full Members 10
Executive Director Carolyn Schlie Femovich
Sports Sponsored Baseball, men's basketball, women's basketball, men's cross country, women's cross country, field hockey, football, men's golf, women's golf, men's lacrosse, women's lacrosse, women's rowing, men's soccer, women's soccer, softball, men's swimming and diving, women's swimming and diving, men's tennis, women's tennis, men's track and field, women's track and field, women's volleyball

Frequently Asked Questions About The Patriot League

When was the Patriot League formed?
The conference was formed in 1984 and began play in 1986 as a football-only league known as the "Colonial League". In 1990, the conference formally changed its name to the "Patriot League" and began competition as an all-sports league with 22 sports (11 for men, 11 women).

What institutions were charter members of the Patriot League and what schools will comprise the membership in 2013-2014?
Charter members of the Patriot League were Bucknell University, Colgate University, Fordham University, College of the Holy Cross, Lafayette College, Lehigh University and the United States Military Academy. The United States Naval Academy joined in 1991, and Fordham left in 1995; American University then became a full member in 2001. Boston University will join the Patriot League with Loyola in 2013, bringing the full membership to 10: American, Army, Boston University, Bucknell, Colgate, Holy Cross, Lafayette, Lehigh, Loyola and Navy. 

What is the governance structure of the Patriot League?
The Patriot League is governed by three committees: the Council of Presidents, the Policy Committee, and the Committee on Athletic Administration. Standing and/or ad hoc governance committees may be established by the Council of Presidents, as deemed necessary. Appointments to these committees are made by the Executive Committee of the Council. The League's Executive Director is responsible for the administrative functions associated with committee operations. 

What sports does the Patriot League sponsor?
The League sponsors baseball, men's basketball, women's basketball, men's cross country, women's cross country, field hockey, football, men's golf, women's golf, men's lacrosse, women's lacrosse, women's rowing, men's soccer, women's soccer, softball, men's swimming and diving, women's swimming and diving, men's tennis, women's tennis, men's indoor and outdoor track and field, women's indoor and outdoor track and field and women's volleyball. 

How many teams qualify for Patriot League Championships?
The number of teams that qualify for Patriot League Championships varies by sport. Following is a chart that shows how many teams qualify for the sports that Loyola sponsors based on regular-season standings.

Sport Qualifying Teams
Men's Basketball All (10)
Women's Basketball All (10)
Men's Cross Country All (10)
Women's Cross Country All (10)
Men's  Golf All (8)
Men's Lacrosse 6
Women's Lacrosse 6
Women's Rowing All (8)
Men's Soccer 6
Women's Soccer 6
Men's Swimming & Diving All (10)
Women's Swimming & Diving All (10)
Men's Tennis TBD
Women's Tennis TBD
Women's Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field All (10)
Women's Volleyball 4

What school(s) host the Patriot League Championships?
Hosting of League Championships varies by sport. The championships of men's and women's cross country, men's golf, women's rowing, men's and women's swimming and diving, men's and women's tennis and women's indoor and outdoor track and field are held at rotating sites that are predetermined before the year. The quarterfinals matchups for men's and women's lacrosse and soccer are held at the highest seeds playing in the games (Nos. 3 and 4 seeds), and the semifinals and championship game will be held at the regular-season champion. All games in the men's and women's basketball championships are played at the highest seeded school in the particular game. Following is a list of pre-determined championship hosts.

Sport 2013-2014 Host
Men's and Women's Cross Country Lafayette
Men's Golf Army
Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Navy
Men's Tennis Army
Women's Tennis Bucknell
Women's Indoor Track & Field Bucknell
Women's Outdoor Track & Field Navy

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Calendar
Sunday, Apr 19
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Soccer Alumnae Day 11:00 AM
Tuesday, Apr 21
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Men's Lacrosse Army West Point 4:00 PM Video
Thursday, Apr 23
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Tennis vs Patriot League Womens Tennis Championships TBA
Women's Track at The Penn Relays All Day
Friday, Apr 24
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Track at The Penn Relays All Day
Tennis vs Patriot League Womens Tennis Championships TBA
Women's Lacrosse Patriot League Semifinals TBA Video
Men's Lacrosse vs Patriot League Semifinals TBA
Saturday, Apr 25
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Track at The Lehigh Games All Day
Tennis vs Patriot League Womens Tennis Championships TBA
Men's Golf vs Patriot League Championships All Day
Women's Track at The Penn Relays All Day
Sunday, Apr 26
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Lacrosse Patriot League Championship Game 1:00 PM Video
Men's Golf vs Patriot League Championships All Day
Men's Lacrosse vs Patriot League Championship Game TBA
Women's Track at The Lehigh Games All Day
Tennis vs Patriot League Womens Tennis Championships TBA
Friday, May 1
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Track vs Patriot Leauge Outdoor Championships All Day
Saturday, May 2
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Lacrosse Syracuse 1:00 PM Video
Friday, May 8
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Lacrosse vs NCAA First Round TBA
Crew vs Dad Vail Championships All Day
Saturday, May 9
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Men's Lacrosse vs NCAA First Round TBA
Crew vs Dad Vail Championships All Day
Sunday, May 10
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Men's Lacrosse vs NCAA First Round TBA
Women's Lacrosse vs NCAA Second Round TBA
Friday, May 15
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Crew vs Patriot League Championships All Day
Saturday, May 16
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Lacrosse vs NCAA Quarterfinals TBA
Men's Lacrosse vs NCAA Quarterfinals TBA

Results
Sunday, Apr 12
SPORT EVENT RESULT COVERAGE
Men's Soccer Penn State 2:00 PM
Tennis Villanova Men: L, 6-1; Women: W, 4-3
Crew Knecht Cup All Day
Tuesday, Apr 14
SPORT EVENT RESULT COVERAGE
Tennis Mount St. Mary's Cancelled
Wednesday, Apr 15
SPORT EVENT RESULT COVERAGE
Tennis Lehigh - Women L, 6-1
Friday, Apr 17
SPORT EVENT RESULT COVERAGE
Men's Soccer Howard 5:00 PM
Men's Soccer Alumni Game 7:00 PM
Tennis Navy - Men L, 4-0
Men's Lacrosse Bucknell L, 10-9 (OT) Live StatsÂ|ÂVideo
Saturday, Apr 18
SPORT EVENT RESULT COVERAGE
Women's Soccer Headers for Hope Tournament All Day
Women's Lacrosse Navy W, 14-4
Crew Kerr Cup All Day
Women's Track Morgan State Invitational All Day
Sunday, Apr 19
SPORT EVENT RESULT COVERAGE
Women's Soccer Alumnae Day 11:00 AM