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Ellis On Track For Division-I Level Todd Grasley Feb 13, 2012

Lexi Ellis has made tremendous strides in a sport she started competing in as an eighth grader. The Morton High School senior’s quick development helped her land an opportunity at Loyola University Chicago, which she made official Feb. 1 by signing her National Letter of Intent.(via http://www.mortontimesnews.com)

Loyola Places 80 on Spring Academic Honor Roll Jun 24, 2011

Eighty student-athletes from Loyola University Chicago were recognized for their work in the classroom as the group earned spots on the 2011 Horizon League Spring Honor Roll, the league office announced this afternoon. Loyola ranked fourth in the conference in total honorees, finishing behind Butler (105), Milwaukee (103) and Valparaiso (85).

McLachlan Wins Horizon League Long Jump Title And 12 More Qualify For Finals During Day Two of Horizon League Championship May 7, 2011

Freshman James McLachlan broke one of Loyola track and field's oldest records, leaping over 25 feet to win the Horizon League title in the long jump, and Kelly Egan improved her own record in the javelin to highlight day two for the Ramblers at the 2011 Horizon League Outdoor Championship in Indianapolis, Ind. In addition, 12 other Ramblers advanced through today's prelims on the track.

Loyola To Hold 26th Annual Golf Outing At Cog Hill May 3, 2011

The Loyola University Chicago Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will host the 26th annual Loyola Rambler Golf Outing on Aug. 4, 2011 at Cog Hill Golf Club in Lemont. Ill. The outing offers a great opportunity to meet and greet with Loyola coaches and staff, notably newly named Assistant Vice President and Director of Athletics Dr. M. Grace Calhoun and head men's basketball coach Porter Moser. All proceeds will benefit Loyola Athletics.

Murray Sets New School Record, Loyola Track and Field Sharp in Final Tune-Up Before Horizon League Meet May 1, 2011

Sophomore Declan Murray set a new school record in the 800m and Loyola's track and field teams put together a fantastic weekend in their final action before next weekend's Horizon League Championship. The Ramblers were particularly impressive in the middle distance events as the squad competed at the Benedictine Invitational on Friday night and the Stan Lyons Invitational in Indianapolis on Saturday.

Noelliste Wins 200m and 400m Crowns To Lead Ramblers At Cougar Invitational Apr 21, 2011

Nicole Noelliste won both the 200m and 400m events and Loyola won five event titles overall as the Ramblers performed well at the Cougar Invitational hosted by Concordia University. After running in dismal weather over the weekend, partly sunny skies greeted Loyola in its final meet before the Easter holiday.

Loyola Places Nine On Academic All-Horizon League Teams Apr 19, 2011

Nine Loyola student-athletes were honored as the Horizon League announced its 2010-11 Winter Academic All-League Teams this afternoon. The honorees are selected by Horizon League Sports Information Directors and Faculty Athletic Representatives and must possess a minimum 3.2 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) in at least one year at the same institution, having accrued 24 semester-hour or 36 quarter-hour credits.

Three Ramblers Earn Titles At DePaul Invitational Apr 16, 2011

Led by event winners James McLachlan, Josh Stein and Gina Valgoi, Loyola's outdoor track and field teams braved rainy and windy conditions at the DePaul Invitational today at Lane Stadium in Chicago. McLachlan won the long jump while Stein (1,500m) and Valgoi (5K) excelled on the track.

McLachlan, Noelliste Sparkle As Ramblers Continue Outdoor Season Apr 10, 2011

James McLachlan continued his terrific freshman season in the field while Nicole Noelliste put together a pair of excellent races on the track as Loyola's track and field teams competed at the Duke Invitational in Durham, N.C. and the Chicagoland Championships hosted by the University of Chicago.

Oliver Daddario, Nicole Noelliste Earn Horizon League Weekly Honor Mar 29, 2011

On the heels of a successful opening weekend of its outdoor season, Loyola's track and field team had junior Oliver Daddario and senior Nicole Noelliste honored by the Horizon League office for their accomplishments, as Daddario was named Horizon League Men's Field Athlete of the Week while Noelliste took home Horizon League Women's Track Athlete of the Week. It marks the first time this season that either has earned the award

Josh Stein Wins 5K, Candice Carajohn Takes Pentathlon As Loyola Track and Field Begins Horizon League Indoor Championship Feb 27, 2011

Junior Josh Stein won the Horizon League title in the 5K and sophomore Candice Carajohn took the crown in the pentathlon to highlight the opening day of competition at the Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championship in Geneva, Ohio. Loyola's women's team racked up 22 points and sit in fifth place, one point behind Butler, while the men's team accrued 14 points to rest in sixth, just three points shy of UIC. Milwaukee leads both genders after the first day.

Loyola Cross Country Teams Earn Team Academic Award Feb 17, 2011

After a successful 2010 campaign highlighted by another trip to the NCAA Midwest Regional meet, Loyola's men's and women's cross country teams were honored for their success in the classroom as both teams earned USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic status today. Loyola was one of four Horizon League men's teams and one of five League women's teams to earn the distinction.

Six Ramblers Earn Fall Academic All-League Honors Feb 16, 2011

Six Loyola University Chicago student-athletes earned Academic All-Horizon League honors, according to the League office announced this afternoon. Loyola finished with the four highest total, five behind league-leader Butler.

Loyola Track Splits Up, Posts Strong Showings at Meyo Invite and Keck Invitational Feb 6, 2011

Loyola's track and field squads split up for the weekend and saw some terrific performances as the team continued its indoor season at the Meyo Invite hosted by Notre Dame and the Keck Invitational hosted by Illinois Wesleyan. Sophomore Declan Murray had a terrific weekend, entering Loyola's all-time top 10 in two events this weekend.

Loyola Track and Field Continues Indoor Season at Illinois Classic Jan 23, 2011

Loyola's indoor track and field teams continued their 2011 season, competing today at the Illinois Classic at the Armory in Champaign, Ill. Three Loyola men earned top-10 finishes while the Loyola women's squad had three of the top 11 finishers in the 600m event.

Loyola Track Back In Action At Dick Pond Invitational Jan 14, 2011

After a five-week hiatus, Loyola's track and field teams resumed their 2011 indoor season today at the Dick Pond Invitational in Romeoville, Ill. Natalie LeFlore's personal-best mark in the triple jump and the Ramblers placing three runners in the top six in the men's 400-meter dash were among the highlights.

Alyvia Clark to Receive Prestigious National Scholarship Award Nov 18, 2010

Loyola freshman cross country/track runner Alyvia Clark has been named the female winner of the National Interscholastic Athletic Adminstrators Association Student Athlete Scholarship (NIAAA), given annually to one male and one female student-athlete. In addition to receiving a monetary scholarship of $2,000, Clark will travel to Orlando, Fla. next month to speak at the National Conference for Athletic Administrators and present her prize-winning essay "How High School Athletics Have Impacted My Life."

Loyola Cross Country Wraps Up Season With Strong Showing at NCAA Midwest Regional Nov 13, 2010

As they have all season, Loyola cross country leaned on Josh Stein and Gina Valgoi and was rewarded again as the two performers led their respective team as the Ramblers wrapped up their season at the NCAA Midwest Regional meet hosted by Bradley in Peoria, Ill. Loyola's men's team finished 14th out of 24 teams (443 points) while the women took 22nd out of 27 teams with 564 team points. Oklahoma edged out Oklahoma State to win the men's competition while Iowa State claimed the top spot for the women.

Loyola Cross Country Primed for NCAA Regional Meet Nov 12, 2010

Fresh off a pair of second-place finishes, Loyola's cross country teams are focused and ready for tomorrow's NCAA Midwest Regional meet hosted by Bradley University in Peoria, Ill. Newman Golf Course will serve as the site of the meet, with the women's 6K kicking off the festivities at 11 a.m. The men's 10K race will follow at 12:15 p.m.

Loyola Cross Country Captures Second Place At Horizon League Championships Oct 30, 2010

Both the Loyola University Chicago men's and women's teams captured second place at the 2010 Horizon League Cross Country Championships, which were hosted by Loyola today at Montrose Beach on the shores of Lake Michigan. Butler claimed both the men's and women's titles for the 10th time in the last 13 years.

Loyola Prepares To Host 25th Horizon League Cross Country Championship Oct 27, 2010

Loyola University Chicago will proudly serve as the host of the 2010 Horizon League Cross Country Championships, to be held this Saturday (Oct. 30) on the shores of Lake Michigan at Montrose Beach. The women's race is slated to begin at 11 a.m. with the men's event starting at Noon. The presentation of awards will follow at approximately 12:45 p.m.

Stein, Valgoi Lead Loyola Runners at Bradley Classic Oct 15, 2010

Junior Josh Stein continued his excellent season with a seventh-place finish while sophomore Gina Valgoi paced the women for the fifth time in five meets as the Ramblers competed at the Bradley Classic this evening in Peoria, Ill. The men's squad finished 12th out of 21 teams with 335 team points while the women took 13th in the 20-team field with 323 points.

Loyola Set To Host 38th Annual Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational Sep 30, 2010

Loyola cross country is ready for one of the biggest days of its season as the Ramblers host the 38th Annual Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational this Saturday (Oct. 2) at Montrose Beach. A full day of racing is planned, with grammar school and high school races preceding the men's and women's college races, which are scheduled to go off at 11:15 a.m. (men) and noon (women), respectively.

Loyola Runners Sweep Horizon League Athlete of the Week Sep 27, 2010

Loyola junior Josh Stein (Aurora, Ill./Marmion Academy) and sophomore Gina Valgoi (Detroit, Mich./Regina) have been named Horizon League Cross Country Male and Female Athlete of the Week as announced this afternoon by the conference office. It is the second time this month that Stein has received the honor while it marks the first time ever for Valgoi.

Loyola Women Put Together Solid Effort, Stein Leads Men At Roy Griak Invitational Sep 26, 2010

Loyola's cross country teams geared up for next weekend's Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational with solid efforts this weekend against a loaded field at the Roy Griek Invitational hosted by Minnesota. Junior Josh Stein turned in Loyola's best individual performance, finishing 37th out of 213 runners, while sophomore Gina Valgoi paced the women's team for the third straight meet.

Josh Stein Named Horizon League Athlete of the Week Sep 13, 2010

Loyola junior Josh Stein (Aurora, Ill./Marmion Academy) has been named the Horizon League Cross Country Male Athlete of the Week as announced this afternoon by the conference office. It marks the first time that Stein has earned the distinction.

Loyola Track & FIeld/Cross Country To Host Farewell To Alumni Gym Reunion Sep 7, 2010

To celebrate the history of Alumni Gym within its program, Loyola's cross country and track & field teams will be hosting a Farewell to Alumni Gym reunion for alums of both programs on October 2 after the completion of the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational. The festivities, which include food and beverage service, will take place inside the gym and are scheduled to begin during the early evening hours.

Loyola Places 13 Student-Athletes On Spring All-Academic Teams Aug 2, 2010

Thirteen Loyola University Chicago student-athletes were named to their respective sport's 2010 Horizon League Spring All-Academic Team, it was revealed today. Loyola ranked tied with Butler for the second-most honorees in the League, surpassed only by Youngstown State (15).

Erik Hernandez Named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Jun 4, 2010

Senior thrower Erik Hernandez (West Chicago, Ill.) was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V team this afternoon by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). It marks the second consecutive season that Hernandez has earned the honor.

Erik Hernandez Wraps Up Outdoor Season At NCAA Midwest Regionals May 28, 2010

Senior Erik Hernandez closed out the 2009-10 athletic season for Loyola by competing at the NCAA Midwest Regional meet in Austin, Texas. Despite not qualifying for the NCAA Championships, Hernandez leaves Rogers Park as one of the most prolific throwers in Rambler history.

Five Loyola Programs Earn NCAA Public Recognition Awards May 12, 2010

Five Loyola University Chicago athletics programs earned Public Recognition Awards from the NCAA today for their academic performance. The teams receiving recognition from the NCAA are in the top 10 percent of their respective sports' multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR).

Loyola Track and Field Competes At Billy Hayes Invitational May 10, 2010

Loyola's outdoor track and field team recorded several season-bests as the squad competed at the Billy Hayes Invitational in Bloomington, Ind. The Ramblers had most of their top individuals in action as they attempted to better their season marks in the hopes of qualifying for the NCAA Regional meet.

Loyola Athletics Announces Awards At Year-End Banquet May 7, 2010

After another season of athletic competition, Loyola University Chicago handed out its awards at its annual banquet last Sunday at the Gentile Center. The banquet serves as a way to bring the Loyola athletic community together to pay tribute to the student-athletes and recognize both teams and individuals for their success over the past year.

Brianna Walker Sets Another School Record, Tom Andreoni Wins 400m Hurdles As Loyola Wraps Up Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships May 2, 2010

Brianna Walker set her second school record in as many days and Tom Andreoni won the 400m hurdles as Loyola wrapped up competition at the 2010 Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championship at Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill. today. The Loyola women finished fifth with 57 team points, 10 behind Wright State for fourth, while the men took sixth, their 73 points putting them just two behind fifth-place Detroit and 14 behind fourth-place Butler.

Josh Stein Wins 10,000 Meters, Sixteen Others Advance to Finals During First Full Day of Horizon League Championships May 1, 2010

Sophomore Josh Stein won the men's 10,000-meter run and classmate Brianna Walker broke her own school record in the 100m dash to highlight the first full day of competition at the 2010 Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championship contested at Benedictine University in Lisle. In all, Loyola sent 16 competitors through to tomorrow's finals as the meet reaches its crescendo.

Loyola Track and Field Works Towards Conference Meet With Solid Weekend Apr 18, 2010

With the Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships just two weeks away, the Loyola track and field teams continued their preparation, competing at the Dave Rankin Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind. and the Eagle Invitational hosted by Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill., the site of the upcoming conference meet.

Loyola Running Community Mourns Passing Of Larry Gnapp Apr 7, 2010

The Loyola Cross Country and Track & Field community is mourning the passing of one of its own as former Rambler runner Larry Gnapp passed away earlier this week. Gnapp competed for Loyola in the 1970s, with his last season in the maroon and gold coming in 1979.

Loyola Track Continues Outdoor Season With Strong Effort Apr 4, 2010

The Loyola track and field teams continued their outdoor season this weekend, competing at the Mike Pohlein Invitational hosted by Purdue as well as the Haydon Invitational hosted by the University of Chicago. Sophomore Brianna Walker, who set a new school record in the 100m last weekend, had another strong meet this weekend, coming just .03 seconds of equaling that mark this week.

Devin Gosberry Named Horizon League Co-Female Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year Mar 22, 2010

Sophomore sprinter Devin Gosberry (Munster, Ind./Munster) was named Horizon League Co-Female Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year today as the League office announced its year-end awards. Gosberry, who shared the award with Wright State's Cassandra Lloyd, is the first Loyola track and field athlete to earn the conference award, voted on by the Horizon League's eight head coaches.

Three Ramblers Compete At Iowa State NCAA Qualifier Mar 7, 2010

Three Loyola track and field athletes continued their 2010 indoor season this weekend, competing at the NCAA Qualifier at Lied Fieldhouse in Ames, Iowa. Sprinter Devin Gosberry and throwers Erik Hernandez and Michael Jarman were in action looking to improve their season-best marks.

Gosberry Leads Ramblers To Third-Place Finish At Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championships, Men Take Fifth Feb 28, 2010

Sophomore Devin Gosberry won two individual titles and anchored the Ramblers' winning 4x400m relay team as the Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championship wrapped up this afternoon in Ann Arbor, Mich. Loyola's women's team earned 75 team points to secure a third-place finish while the men's team finished fifth with 57 points. Milwaukee took home both titles, finishing with 175 points on the women's side and 177 by the men.

Loyola Track And Field Tunes Up For Conference Meet At UWM Double Dual Feb 21, 2010

Danny Docherty, Josh Stein, Erik Hernandez and Michael Jarman all won event titles as the Loyola men's and women's track and field teams competed at the UWM Double Duals, their final prep before next weekend's Horizon League Championships. Loyola's women's team went 3-1 at the meet, knocking off Marquette, UIC and Chicago State while losing to the host Panthers. Meanwhile, despite the three individual medalists, the Rambler men went 1-3 on the day.

Gosberry, Jarman Both Repeat As Horizon League Athlete Of The Week Feb 16, 2010

For the second consecutive week, Loyola's Devin Gosberry and Michael Jarman both took home Horizon League honors as Gosberry was named Horizon League Female Track Athlete of the Week and Jarman earned Horizon League Men's Field Athlete of the Week, announced this afternoon by the League office. The honor was the third straight, and fourth this season, for Jarman.

Noelliste Named U.S. Army Horizon League Scholar-Athlete Of The Month Feb 5, 2010

Loyola University Chicago junior Nicole Noelliste (Littleton, Colo./Immaculate Conception) has been named U.S. Army Horizon League Female Scholar-Athlete of the Month for the month of January, the League office announced today (Feb. 5). Noelliste, a member of Loyola's track and field team, broke an 18-year-old school record in the 200m sprint on Jan. 23, recording a time of 25.23 at the Illinois Carle/Health Alliance Classic.

Michael Jarman, Devin Gosberry Earn Horizon League Weekly Awards Feb 2, 2010

Senior Michael Jarman (Felicity, Ohio) and sophomore Devin Gosberry (Munster, Ind.) earned recognition from the Horizon League as Jarman was named Men's Field Athlete of the Week while Gosberry took home Women's Track Athlete of the Week honors, as announced this afternoon by the League office. It marks the second weekly honor for Jarman this winter while Gosberry earns the accolades for the first time.

Seven Ramblers Earn Fall Academic All-League Honors Dec 17, 2009

Seven Loyola University Chicago student-athletes earned Academic All-Horizon League honors in their respective sports, the League office announced today (Dec. 17). The seven honorees give Loyola the second-highest total among League schools behind Butler's 11.

Michael Jarman Named Horizon League Men's Field Athlete of the Week Dec 8, 2009

Senior thrower Michael Jarman (Felicity, Ohio/Felicity-Franklin) was named Horizon League Men's Field Athlete of the Week, as announced by the Horizon League office this afternoon. The award comes on the heels of his performance in Loyola's first meet of the indoor track & field season last weekend.

Cross Country Wraps Up Season At NCAA Midwest Regional Meet Nov 14, 2009

The Loyola cross country teams wrapped up their seasons this afternoon at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships in Springfield, Mo. Loyola's men's squad finished 14th out of 25 teams with 400 points while the women placed 19th out of 22 squads, posting a team score of 473 points. Oklahoma State won the men's meet with a score of 50 points while the Minnesota women were victorious in the women's 6K race with a final tally of 60 points.