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Graham Savio
Graham  Savio


Greenwich, Conn.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 190


2016 (Junior): Played in all 18 games as the Greyhounds’ primary faceoff specialist… Named the Patriot Leauge Championships Most Outstanding Player and earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team… Also named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll… Won 169 of 320 (.528) restarts during the year and led the team with 77 ground balls, an average of 4.3 per game… Was at his best during Loyola’s 10-game winning streak from March 23-May 22, winning 117 of 199 (.588) faceoffs… That stretch saw Loyola play three teams that were ranked in the top-11 of the NCAA in faceoff winning percentage, including two games each against Bucknell and Army West Point… Went 14 of 19 with five groundballs at Georgetown (3/23) and then was 10 of 17 versus Bucknell (3/26)… Won 13 of 17 with seven ground balls in a snowy contest at Colgate (4/3) before battling snowy elements again to go 15 of 24 with eight ground balls the following week at Lehigh (4/9)… Was successful on 11 of 17 restarts against Bucknell (4/29) in the Patriot League Semifinals and then went 15 of 23 versus Army West Point (5/1) in the title game… Had 11 ground balls, a season-high versus the Black Knights… Earned the Championships’ Most Outstanding Player award after combining to go 26 of 40 (.650) against teams that finished the season ranked seventh (Army West Point) and 11th (Bucknell) nationally in faceoff percentage… Led the possession game versus Towson (5/22), going 15 of 21 in the NCAA Quarterfinal… Was 16 of 31 with eight ground balls in the NCAA Semifinal against North Carolina (5/28).

2015 (Sophomore): Continued to be one of the best faceoff players, finishing the season with a .592 faceoff winning percentage and a team-leading 72 ground balls… Ranked 13th in the nation in faceoff winning percentage and 17th in ground balls per game (5.54)… Opened the year winning 19-of-28 against Virginia (2/7) while picking up nine ground balls… Had a 20-of-28 effort against Holy Cross (2/21), followed by a dominant 16-of-21 perfmrnace against Lehigh (2/28)… Picked up 12 ground balls against the Mountain Hawks… Won 19-of-28 restarts with 10 ground balls against Lafayette (3/21) and was successful on 13-of-19 versus Colgate (3/28)… Went 15-of-26 at the ‘X’ versus Navy and then won 4-of-5 against Maryland (4/8) before being sidelined with an injury.

2014 (Freshman): Had a strong freshman season at the faceoff 'X' for the Greyhounds, seeing action in all 17 games... Won 169-of-304 (.556) faceoffs... Picked up 88 ground balls... Made his collegiate debut int he season-opener at Virginia (2/6) and sparked the Greyhounds huge comeback by winning 11-of-18 restarts against the Cavaliers... Won 14-of-18 faceoffs at Holy Cross (2/22) and 15-of-24 at Lehigh (3/1) in his first two Patriot League games... Picked up 11 ground balls while winning 13-of-19 restarts against Lafayette (3/22)... Recorded his first collegiate assist against the Leopards... Won 17-of-25 faceoffs against Boston University (4/12) and 13-of-20 against Bucknell (4/17)... Had a season-high 17 faceoff wins, with other highs of 26 faceoffs taken and 12 ground balls, in a nationally televised win over Johns Hopkins (5/3)... Scored his first collegaite goal against the Blue Jays... Won 15-of-23 faceoffs against Albany (5/10) in the NCAA Championships First Round.

Before Loyola: Earned USLacrosse All-America recognition as a senior in 2013 at Greenwich High School... A faceoff midfielder, Savio was a member of the team that reached the championship game of the Champion All-America Challenge, a US Lacrosse event... He helped the Cardinals advance to the FCIAC Semifinals and the CIAC Class L Quarterfinals.





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