Spencer Named Attacker Of The Year; Three Hounds Earn USILA All-America Honors
Men's Lacrosse Outlasts Storm, Virginia To Advance To NCAA Quarterfinals
Three Men’s Lacrosse Players Earn Inside Lacrosse All-America Honors
Spencer Named Tewaaraton Finalist For Second-Straight Year
Loyola Celebrates 2017-2018 At Annual Banquet
Loyola University Maryland men's lacrosse defeated Bucknell University, 7-6, in double-overtime on Friday, April 29, 2016, in the Patriot League Semifinals.
Loyola University Maryland men's lacrosse got a goal from Zach Herreweyers with 9.9 seconds left in regulation to beat Boston University, 13-12, on Saturday, April 16, at Ridley Athletic Complex. Herreweyers scored four goals, and Pat Spencer matched his career-high with six assists.
Loyola University Maryland men's lacrosse ended the game on a 4-1 run to beat host Lehigh University, 11-10, on a snowy Saturday afternoon in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. (video courtesy Service Electric 2 Sports/Patriot League Network)
Loyola University Maryland men's lacrosse defeated Colgate University, 12-4, on Sunday, April 3, in Patriot League action from Hamilton, New York. (video courtesy CBS Sports Network)
Pat Spencer was named the Corvias Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week on April 4 after scoring four goals and assisting on another at Colgate.
Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Lehigh - Patriot League Championship Game
Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Army West Point
Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Boston University
Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Duke
Men's Lacrosse vs. Towson
2018 (Junior): Named the recipient of the Lt. Col. J.I. (Jack) Turnbull Award winner from the USILA as the nation’s top attacker… Tewaaraton Award finalist for the second year in a row… Earned USILA and Inside Lacrosse All-America First Team honors… Became the first player in conference history to be named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year honors in each of his first three seasons… All-Patriot League First Team… Patriot League Academic Honor Roll… Most Valuable Player of the Patriot League Championships… Set the Loyola single-season record for both points (94) and assists (59)… Broke the points record set by Gary Hanley in in 1981 and tied by Spencer in 2016 (89) and topped his assists record from 2017 (55)… His assists mark also broke his own Patriot League record, and his 94 points are second-most in conference history… Set the Patriot League record for career assists with the first assist of his 45th career game, at Georgetown (4/10)… Later set the Patriot League career mark for points in the first half of the Patriot League Semifinal against Boston University (4/27)… Set the Loyola career record for assists in the Patriot League Championship game versus Lehigh (4/29)… Scored at least two points in every game… Was third in NCAA Division I in assists per game (3.47) and fourth in points per game (5.53)… Opened the year with three goals and two assists at Virginia (2/10) and then posted a goal and three assists versus Johns Hopkins (2/17)… Played one half against Lafayette, scoring once and posting an assist… Had four goals and three assists against Towson (2/28)… Later that week, scored three goals and dished out six assists for nine points in a win at Holy Cross (3/4)… Logged a career-high three caused turnovers against Duke and had three assists versus the Blue Devils (3/10)… Tallied two goals and four assists at Colgate (3/31)… Posted four goals and three assists at Lehigh (4/7)… Went for two goals and five assists at Georgetown before scoring three times and logging six assists later in the week versus Boston University (4/14)… Scored twice and had three assists against the Terriers in the Patriot League Semifinals (4/27)… Scored once and had four assists in the Patriot League Championship Game versus Lehigh (4/29)… Had two goals and three assists versus Virginia (5/12) in the NCAA First Round.
2017 (Sophomore): Earned All-America First Team honors from the USILA and Inside Lacrosse and was a finalist for the Tewaaraton Award as the nation’s top player… Became the first player in conference history to be named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year in his freshman and sophomore seasons… Set the school and Patriot League single-season record with 55 assists, eclipsing the 53 record by Justin Ward in 2014… Also scored a team-high 28 goals to finish with 83 points, tying for fourth-most in school single-season history… Led the Patriot League in points, points per game (5.19), assists and assists per game (3.44)… Was second in the NCAA in assists per game by hundredts of a percent and sixth in points per game… Set the Patriot League record with nine assists against Holy Cross (3/4) during the regular-season, a total that tied Gary Hanley’s Loyola record (4/25/79 vs. Morgan State) and ranks tied for 10th in NCAA Division I history… Scored a goal and had four assists at Johns Hopkins (2/18)… Finished with five goals and three assists while not playing in the second half at Lafayette (2/25)… Tallied a goal and four assists at Towson (3/1)… In addition to his nine assists against the Cruaders, had a goal to tie his career-high with 10 points… Earned BSN Sports/USILA National Offensive Player and Corvias Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week honors after that game… Scored twice and had an assist at Duke (3/11)… Posted three goals and four assists versus Navy (3/18)… That game started a stretch in which Spencer posted six or more points in five-straight games… Had two goals and five assists versus Georgetown (3/22) and two goals with four assists at Bucknell (3/25)… Scored five goals, matching his career-high, and had an assist against Colgate (4/1) and was named Corvias Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week after the contest… Posted a goal with six assists against Lehigh (4/15)… Did not record two points in a game for the first time in his collegiate career against Boston University (4/15), snapping a stretch of 29-straight games… Had two goals and a pair of assists at Army West Point (4/21) to close the regular-season… Named to the Patriot League Championships All-Tournament Team after combining for two goals and nine assists in the games…. Had a goal and six assists with two caused turnovers on the ride against Holy Cross (4/28) in the semifinals with a goal and three helpers versus the Black Knights (4/30).
2016 (Freshman): Had the most-prolific freshman season by a Loyola player as he tied the school single-season record with 89 points… His 89 points matched the 1981 total of Gary Hanley… Led the team with 52 assists, one off Justin Ward’s 2014 single-season record, and tied for team-high honors with 37 goals… Was third on the team with 38 ground balls… Named the Freshman of the Year by Inside Lacrosse and earned USILA All-America Second Team recognition… Became the first player to win the Patriot League Offensive Player and Rookie of the Year honors outright in League history… Named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team… Scored 18 points with seven goals and 11 assists in three NCAA Tournament games and averaged 6.3 points over Loyola’s last 10 games of the season… Finished the second ranked second in NCAA Division I in points (4.94) and assists per game (2.89)… Scored two or more points in all 18 of the Greyhounds games and had four or more points in 14-of-18 outings… Made his collegiate debut at Virginia (2/13) with two goals and two assists, and he then had a goal and three assists a week later against Johns Hopkins (2/20)… Posted two goals and four assists versus Lafayette (2/27) in his Patriot League opener… Had another four-assist game, to go with a goal, at Holy Cross (3/5)… Scored twice and assisted on two at Georgetown (3/23) and then set a career-high with six assists and a goal against Bucknell (3/26)… Posted four goals and an assist against Colgate (4/3) and had three and one at Lehigh (4/9)… Did not score a goal for the first time against Boston University (4/16), but he matched his season-high with six assists… Scored twice and assisted on two goals in the regular-season finale against Army West Point (5/1)… Scored two goals and assisted on the overtime game-winner against Bucknell (4/29) in the Patriot League Semifinal… Then set a season-high with 10 points on five goals and an equal number of assists against Army West Point in the League title game (5/1)… The 10 points were a Patriot League Championships record… Posted three goals and five assists in the NCAA First Round versus Duke (5/14), and followed that with three goals and an assist against Towson (5/22) in the NCAA Quarterfinal… Had a goal and five assists in the NCAA Semifinal against North Carolina (5/28).
Before Loyola: Earned four letters at The Boys' Latin School of Maryland... Was a member of the varsity lacrosse and basketball teams as a junior and senior... Received USLacrosse High School All-America honors in 2015 and was a finalist for the Ensign C. Markland Kelly, Jr., Memorial Award as the State of Maryland's top attacker... Named to the MIAA 'A' Conference All-Star First Team and was a member of The Baltimore Sun All-Metro First Team in 2015... Earned USA Today All-USA Third Team recognition and was named the Baltimore Messenger's Boys Lacrosse Player of the Year... Named an Under Armour All-American... Earned All-State honors from the Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association... Helped Boys Latin reach the MIAA semifinals in 2014 after winning the 2014 'A' Conference title and a National Championship... Played for the Under Armour Underclass All-America Team Baltimore in 2014 and helped the side to the title... Scored 49 goals and had 51 assists as a senior and 30 goals and 30 assists as a junior... Played club lacrosse for the Baltimore Crabs and helped the squad to the 2015 Vail Lacrosse Shootout title where he was named to the All-Tournament Team... The Crabs also won the NSCLA Warrior National Cup and Crab City Challenge in 2014 and the King of the Hill title in 2013 where he was an All-Star Team selection... Helped the Lakers win their first MIAA 'B' Conference title in basketball in 25 years and earned All-Star honors as a senior... Named to The Baltimore Sun All-Metro Second Team in basketball.
Personal: Patrick Andrew Spencer... Born in North Wales, Pennsylvania... Son of Donna and Bruce Spencer... Has two younger brothers, Cameron and William.