Loyola will celebrate the grand opening and dedication of The Reverend Harold Ridley, S.J., Athletic Complex on March 13, when its nationally ranked men's lacrosse team takes on preseason No. 1 Duke. Gates will open at 1 p.m; game time is 3 p.m. The Ridley Athletic Complex will be the home of the Greyhounds' NCAA Division I men's and women's lacrosse and soccer teams. It features a 6,000-seat grandstand, Sportexe Momentum synthetic turf field and a video scoreboard. Construction on the $62 million Ridley Athletic Complex began in spring 2006.
Women's lacrosse: Maryland is ranked second in the Inside Lacrosse Women's Media Preseason Poll to Northwestern. Loyola is 14th and Towson 17th.