Loyola Greyhounds
University Loyola University Maryland
Conference(s) Patriot League
NCAA Division I
Athletics director Jim Paquette
Location Baltimore, MD
Varsity teams 17
Basketball arena Reitz Arena
Nickname Greyhounds
Fight song
Colors Green and Grey



The Loyola Greyhounds are composed of 17 teams representing Loyola University Maryland in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, cross country, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, swimming & diving, and tennis. Men's sports include golf. Women's sports include track and field and volleyball. The Greyhounds compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I and will join the Patriot League for all sports beginning July 1, 2013.

The university was previously a member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) from 1989 to 2013. The exceptions were the school's lacrosse teams – the men in the ECAC Lacrosse League and the women in the Big East Conference.[1] The transition to a new conference was announced on August 29, 2012.[2]

Teams Edit

Men's Women's
Basketball Basketball
Cross Country Cross Country
Golf Lacrosse
Lacrosse Rowing
Rowing Soccer
Soccer Swimming & Diving
Swimming & Diving Tennis
Tennis Track and Field


Loyola's football program has been defunct since 1933.[3]

Conference affiliation historyEdit

Loyola's athletic program made the transition to NCAA Division I from Division II when it became a charter member of the ECAC-Metro Conference in 1981.[4] The circuit's name was changed to the Northeast Conference on August 1, 1988.[5]


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