- INSIDE ATHLETICS
- FOR THE STUDENTS
2008: Played in 12 games as a face-off middie for Loyola... picked up 21 groundballs during the season, including a career-high eight in Loyola's win over St. John's...won 6 of 11 draws in win over Fairfield...went 11 of 18 at the face-off x against Johns Hopkins...went 43 of 89 to finish season with .483 face-off win percentage...missed the Notre Dame and Towson games to knee injury, saw first action in Loyola's third game of the year against Penn State, played in every game the remainder of the season.
2007: Saw action in four games in the face-off x for Loyola ... won four of seven faceoffs ... also picked up two groundballs during the season.
2006: Played in five games at midfield ... scored one goal on one shot ... also picked up one groundball ... both goal and groundball came in win over Wagner ... also took nine face-offs ... won 4-of-9, including 1-of-1 against Georgetown to finish season with .444 face-off win percentage.
Before Loyola: Played four years of varsity lacrosse at Gonzaga College High School ... served as team captain his senior year ... earned First Team All-WCAC honors as a senior ... was also named to the 2004 MadLax All-Star Team ... named team MVP senior season.
Personal: Majoring in finance at Loyola...the son of Tim and Joan Atkinson...has three siblings, Jennifer (29), Timothy (23) and Kelly (16).