Loyola athletics achieved academic excellence this past year as six different Wolf Pack teams received the 2013-14 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Scholar-Team award.
Dr. Michael Giorlando announced the hiring of Matthew Shelton as head coach of the men’s and women’s cross country and track programs.
The Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) tabbed Loyola golfer Sarah-Anne Smurlick as a member of the All-Louisiana team as well as the state’s Newcomer of the Year.
Loyola women’s golf finished the 2013-14 season receiving 50 votes in the postseason NAIA Coaches Poll.
Loyola student-athletes Paul Freese and Francesca Vaccaro were named to the Capital One Academic All-District Track & Field/Cross Country teams selected by CoSida.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) named Loyola University New Orleans first baseman Brian Reaney a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete.
Sophomore Kanda Borgognoni and junior Cristiana Krtalic of the Loyola University New Orleans women’s tennis team were named 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Women’s Tennis Scholar-Athletes.
Loyola men’s and women’s track and field teams had four named as Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Jacquelyn Gross, Denise Powell, Michael Corso, and Paul Freese all earned honors for the Wolf Pack.