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MLAX 8, JHU 4
Loyola defeated host Johns Hopkins, 8-4, on April 27, 2013.
Loyola men's lacrosse defeated Fairfield, 13-7, on Saturday afternoon.
Loyola hosted Maryland in men's lacrosse action on February 23, 2013.
The Loyola men's lacrosse team took on the US National Team Sunday, Jan. 27 at ESPN's Wide World of Sports at Disney
Photos from a championship season
2013 (Senior): Team co-captain... Named Preseason All-America Honorable Mention by Inside Lacrosse's Face-Off Yearbook.
2012 (Junior): Started all 19 games on defense for the Greyhounds and earned USILA All-American Honorable Mention... Picked up 44 ground balls and caused 20 turnovers... Caused two turnovers in the NCAA Championship game (5/28) and helped Loyola's defense hold Maryland to just three goals, a Championship Game record... Scored on a 75-yard shot with one second left in the ECAC Championship Game against Fairfield (5/5), a goal that earned No. 1 honors on ESPN SportsCenter's Top Plays that night... Also had three ground balls against the Stags... Had primary marking responsibilities against fellow Canadian Mark Matthews in Denver (4/14) during the regular-season and held Matthews scoreless, snapping his streak of 39-straight games with a goal... Caused a career-high five turnovers and picked up five ground balls against Ohio State (3/31)... Had six ground balls one week prior against UMBC (3/24)... Picked up a career-best seven ground balls against Air Force and had an assist in transition against the Falcons (3/17).
2011 (Sophomore):Played in and started 12 games on defense as a sophomore... Finished the season with 15 caused turnovers and 19 ground balls... Also scored a transition goal at Mount St. Mary's (3/26)...Opened the season with three caused turnovers and two ground balls versus Navy (2/19)... Logged a career-high four caused turnovers, to go with three ground balls against Bellarmine (3/5)... Matched his career-best with four caused turnovers at Ohio State (4/2)... Set a person-best with four ground balls against Fairfield (4/9).
2010 (Freshman): Played in seven games on defense for the Greyhounds, seeing time in the rotation and on man-down posesssions.
Before Loyola: Starting defender for the Canadian National Team at the 2009 U-19 World Field Championships... Helped the Canadian Team bring home the silver medal... Played for the Edge Lacrosse Club and the Toronto Beaches Minor Association... In the Ontario Junior `A' League for the Beaches, he started 18 games on defense in 2008... Had a three-assist game against the Akwesasne Indians... Attended Westminster School in Simsbury, Conn.
Personal: Reid Alexander Acton... Son of Bob and Heather Acton... Has one younger sister, Avery.