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Nikko Pontrello

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Marlton, N.J.

High School:
St. Augustine Prep

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
A


04/18/2014

The Greyhounds finish the regular season undefeated in the Patriot League defeating Bucknell 13-5

The Greyhounds finish the regular season undefeated in the Patriot League defeating Bucknell 13-5

04/13/2014

Senior Justin Ward breaks a program division one record for assists in a season as the Greyhounds top Boston 15-6

Senior Justin Ward breaks a program division one record for assists in a season as the Greyhounds top Boston 15-6

03/23/2014

The Greyhounds outshoot the Leopards 56-16 eventually going on to win 21-4

The Greyhounds outshoot the Leopards 56-16 eventually going on to win 21-4

03/20/2014

Nikko Pontrello scores with under a minute remaining as the Greyhounds top Georgetown 10-9

Nikko Pontrello scores with under a minute remaining as the Greyhounds top Georgetown 10-9

03/15/2014

Senior Goalkeeper Jack Runkel record a season high 19 saves as the Greyhounds defeat Army 7-6

Senior Goalkeeper Jack Runkel record a season high 19 saves as the Greyhounds defeat Army 7-6

04/12/2014

Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Boston U.

Loyola men's lacrosse beat Boston U., 15-6, on April 12, to clinch the Patriot League Regular-Season title.

04/05/2014

Loyola Men's Lacrosse at Navy

Loyola men's lacrosse defeated the U.S. Naval Academy, 7-6, in overtime on April 5.

03/24/2014

Loyola Men's Lacrosse at Georgetown

Loyola men's lacrosse defeated Georgetown, 10-9, on March 19, 2014.

03/22/2014

Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Lafayette

Loyola men's lacrosse defeated Lafayette, 21-4, on Saturday in Patriot League action.

03/09/2014

Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Duke

Loyola men's lacrosse beat Duke, 14-7, on March 9, 2014.

2013 (Sophomore): Finished third on the team in points (35) and second in assists (19) after playing in all 16 games and starting 15... Played attack and with the Greyhounds' first midfield unit... Had a three-point game with a goal and two assists at Towson (2/20) and then set a career-high with six points, three goals and three assists versus UMBC (2/26) less than a week later... Matched that point total with a career-best four goals to go with two assists against Air Force (3/16) in the Whitman's Sampler Mile High Classic... Scored his four goals in that game on just six shots... Had two assists four days later at Georgetown (3/20)... Tallied three goals at Ohio State (3/30) and had a pair of assists versus Denver (4/13)... Scored twice and assisted on two more goals against the Buckeyes in the ECAC Semifinal (5/2).

2012 (Freshman): Emerged as a scoring threat throughout the season and saw considerable time on attack for the Greyhounds, playing in 17 games... Finished with four goals and six assists... Tallied goals in both ECAC Championships Games against Denver (5/2) and Fairfield (5/4)... Had the game-tying goal that broke a Denver run in the regular-season game (4/14), helping propel Loyola to a win... Assisted on two goals against Duke (3/10) and one at Michigan (3/7)... Opened his collegiate career with a goal and an assist in the season-opener versus Delaware (2/18).

Before Loyola: Was a standout attacker at St. Augustine Prep in Richland, N.J... Earned USLacrosse All-America, All-Metro First Team honors from the Philadelphia Inquirer, First Team All-State, All-Conference and All-South Jersey... Participated in ESPNRise Showcase Games... Graduated as St. Augustine's all-time assist leader, scoring 174 points combined during his junior and senior seasons... Was an All-State, All-Conference and All-Philadelphia Inquirer First Team performer as a junior.

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