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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
Thursday, Feb 11
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Track at Multi-Mix Meet 4:00 PM
Saturday, Feb 13
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Men's Basketball Boston University 1:00 PM Live Stats Video
Women's Basketball at Boston University 2:00 PM Video
Live Stats
Men's Lacrosse at Virginia 1:00 PM Live Stats Video
Sunday, Feb 14
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Lacrosse at Syracuse 12:00 PM
Men's Tennis at Mary Washington 2:00 PM
Wednesday, Feb 17
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Men's Basketball at Bucknell 7:00 PM Live Stats Video
Women's Basketball Bucknell 7:00 PM Live Stats Video
Swimming & Diving vs Patriot League Championships All Day
Thursday, Feb 18
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Swimming & Diving vs Patriot League Championships All Day
Friday, Feb 19
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Track at Patriot League Championship All Day
Swimming & Diving vs Patriot League Championships All Day
Saturday, Feb 20
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Men's Lacrosse Johns Hopkins 1:00 PM Live Stats
Swimming & Diving vs Patriot League Championships All Day
Women's Track at Patriot League Championship All Day
Sunday, Feb 21
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Men's Basketball at Colgate 12:00 PM Video
Women's Basketball Colgate 2:00 PM Live Stats Video
Women's Track at Patriot League Championship All Day
Wednesday, Feb 24
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Men's Basketball Holy Cross 7:30 PM Live Stats Video
Women's Basketball at Holy Cross 7:00 PM Live Stats | Video
Women's Lacrosse at Johns Hopkins 5:00 PM
Friday, Feb 26
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Swimming & Diving vs ECAC Championships All Day
Saturday, Feb 27
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Men's Basketball at American 12:00 PM Live Stats Video
Women's Basketball at American 4:00 PM Live Stats | Video
Men's Lacrosse Lafayette 1:00 PM Live Stats Video
Swimming & Diving vs ECAC Championships All Day
Sunday, Feb 28
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Lacrosse Towson 1:00 PM Live Stats Video
Women's Tennis vs Chestnut Hill TBA
Men's Golf vs Loyola Intercollegiate All Day
Men's Tennis vs Chestnut Hill TBA
Monday, Feb 29
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Men's Tennis vs Wartburg TBA
Men's Golf vs Loyola Intercollegiate All Day
Women's Tennis vs Wartburg TBA
Men's Tennis vs Rose-Hulman TBA
Tuesday, Mar 1
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Men's Basketball vs Patriot League First Round TBA
Men's Golf vs Loyola Intercollegiate All Day
Wednesday, Mar 2
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Basketball Holy Cross 7:00 PM Live Stats Video
Men's Lacrosse Towson 4:00 PM Live Stats
Men's Tennis vs Augustana Ill. TBA
Women's Tennis vs Augustana Ill. TBA
Thursday, Mar 3
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Track vs ECAC Championship All Day
Women's Tennis vs John Carroll TBA
Men's Tennis vs John Carroll TBA
Friday, Mar 4
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Track vs ECAC Championship All Day
Women's Tennis vs Davenport TBA
Saturday, Mar 5
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Lacrosse at Penn State 1:00 PM Live Stats
Men's Lacrosse at Holy Cross 1:00 PM
Wednesday, Mar 9
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Women's Lacrosse Virginia 7:00 PM Live Stats Video
Saturday, Mar 12
SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE
Men's Lacrosse Duke 11:00 AM Live Stats
Women's Tennis at Lafayette 2:30 PM
Crew vs Lehigh All Day

Results
Friday, Feb 5
SPORT EVENT RESULT COVERAGE
Women's Track Armory Invitational 12:00 PM |
Saturday, Feb 6
SPORT EVENT RESULT COVERAGE
Men's Basketball Army West Point W, 100-99 (2OT) Live Stats Video
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Women's Basketball Army West Point L, 52-44 Live Stats | Video
Women's Track Armory Invitational 9:00 AM |
Women's Lacrosse Florida L, 15-6 Live Stats | Video
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Wednesday, Feb 10
SPORT EVENT RESULT COVERAGE
Men's Basketball Navy L, 71-51 Live Stats | Video
Women's Basketball Navy L, 45-38 Video
Live Stats |
Thursday, Feb 11
SPORT EVENT RESULT COVERAGE
Women's Track Multi-Mix Meet 4:00 PM |