|Full Name||Patriot League|
|Location||Center Valley, Pa.|
|Founded||1984 (began competition in 1986)|
|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.
|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)|
|Women's Rowing||All (8)|
|Men's Swimming & Diving||All (10)|
|Women's Swimming & Diving||All (10)|
|Women's Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field||All (10)|
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.
|Men's and Women's Cross Country||Lafayette|
|Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving||Navy|
|Women's Indoor Track & Field||Bucknell|
|Women's Outdoor Track & Field||Navy|
Key Patriot League Links
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Norfolk State Visits Reitz Arena To Face Women'...
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Jones Scores 26 In Men's Basketball's Wire-To-W...
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Saturday, Nov 28 SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE Men's Basketball at Siena 12:00 PM Live Stats Women's Basketball at Columbia 2:00 PM Live Stats Video
Tuesday, Dec 1 SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE Men's Basketball at Kansas 7:00 PM Live Stats
Wednesday, Dec 2 SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE Women's Basketball at Old Dominion 11:00 AM Live Stats Video
Friday, Dec 4 SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE Swimming & Diving Iona 5:00 PM Swimming & Diving Marist 5:00 PM Swimming & Diving Saint Peters 5:00 PM Saturday, Dec 5 SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE Men's Basketball at Mount St. Marys 2:00 PM Live Stats Video
Women's Basketball at Mount St. Marys 4:30 PM Live Stats Video
Women's Track vs Metro Holiday Season Opener 12:30 PM Swimming & Diving Saint Peters TBA Swimming & Diving Marist TBA Swimming & Diving Iona TBA Tuesday, Dec 8 SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE Men's Basketball Towson 7:30 PM Live Stats Video Women's Basketball at Maryland 7:00 PM Sunday, Dec 20 SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE Women's Basketball UMBC 12:00 PM Live Stats Video Tuesday, Dec 22 SPORT EVENT TIME COVERAGE Men's Basketball at Fairfield 7:00 PM Live Stats
Women's Basketball at St. Francis Brooklyn 1:00 PM
Wednesday, Nov 18 SPORT EVENT RESULT COVERAGE Men's Basketball UMBC W, 76-57 Live Stats Video
Women's Basketball Fairfield L, 71-45 Live Stats | Video Saturday, Nov 21 SPORT EVENT RESULT COVERAGE Men's Basketball St. Bonaventure L, 94-82 Live Stats | Video
Women's Basketball Norfolk State W, 75-67 Live Stats | Video Monday, Nov 23 SPORT EVENT RESULT COVERAGE Women's Basketball William & Mary L, 62-61 Live Stats | VIdeo Tuesday, Nov 24 SPORT EVENT RESULT COVERAGE Men's Basketball Stony Brook L, 76-63 Live Stats | Video