|University||Loyola University Maryland|
|Athletics director||Jim Paquette|
|Basketball arena||Reitz Arena|
|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. The transition to a new conference was announced on August 29, 2012.
|Cross Country||Cross Country|
|Soccer||Swimming & Diving|
|Swimming & Diving||Tennis|
|Tennis||Track and Field|
Loyola's football program has been defunct since 1933.
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. The circuit's name was changed to the Northeast Conference on August 1, 1988.
- ↑ "Loyola University Maryland Official Athletic Site - Loyola University Maryland". loyolagreyhounds.com. http://www.loyolagreyhounds.com/. Retrieved 2012-06-13.
- ↑ "Loyola University Maryland accepts invitation to join Patriot League starting with 2013-14 season" (Press release). Patriot League. August 29, 2012. http://www.patriotleague.org/genrel/082912aaa.html. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
- ↑ "List of defunct college football teams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia". En.wikipedia.org. 2009-03-24. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_defunct_college_football_teams. Retrieved 2009-10-28.
- ↑ Ventre, Ralph. "Back to the Beginning: NEC Celebrates 30 Years," Northeast Conference, Thursday, March 3, 2011.
- ↑ Official press release issued Tuesday, August 2, 1988 (Announcement of name change from ECAC-Metro Conference to Northeast Conference).