Lourdes Gray Wolves

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Lourdes Gray Wolves
University Lourdes University
Conference Wolverine–Hoosier Athletic Conference
Mid-America Men's Volleyball Intercollegiate Conference
Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association
NAIA Division II
Athletic director Jo Ann Gordon[1]
Location Sylvania, Ohio
Varsity teams 18 (9 men's, 8 women's, 1 co-ed)
Basketball arena Sylvania Tam-O-Shanter Sports & Exhibition Center
Baseball stadium Lourdes/Central Catholic Baseball Complex
Mascot Gubi & Gray Wolf
Nickname Gray Wolves
Fight song Gray Wolf Spirit
Colors Terracotta, White, and Black[2]
Website www.lourdesathletics.com

The Lourdes Gray Wolves, are the athletic teams of Lourdes University. Lourdes competes in National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (|NAIA) Division II. They have been a member of the NAIA II since 2010. The university is a member of the Wolverine–Hoosier Athletic Conference (2011–present) and Mid-America Men's Volleyball Intercollegiate Conference (2011–present) and Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association (Division II 2013–present). Lourdes is currently fielding 18 varsity teams in 11 sports:


On January 16, 2008, Lourdes College announced that they would be called the Gray Wolves. An athletic identity was also revealed.[3][4] In July 2009, Roseanne Gill-Jacobson was named the first athletic director in Lourdes College history.[5] In August 2010, the first home game for any athletic team at Lourdes College was held. The women's volleyball team was victorious over Ohio State University at Marion.[6] On December 19, 2012, it was announced that Lourdes had added men's and women's lacrosse, as well as competitive cheer and dance as sports.[7]


  • Lourdes/Central Catholic Baseball Complex – Baseball[8]
  • Sylvania Tam-O-Shanter Sports & Exhibition Center – Men's basketball, women's basketball, men's volleyball, women's volleyball
  • Owens Community College – Men's basketball
  • Sylvania Country Club – Men's golf, Women's golf
  • Sylvania Southview Sports Complex – Men's volleyball, Women's volleyball


  1. ^ http://www.lourdesathletics.com/staff.aspx
  2. ^ "Identity – Lourdes University". Retrieved September 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ Gilbert, Meghan (January 17, 2008). "Gray Wolf provides new identity for Lourdes at 50". Toledo Blade. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 
  4. ^ https://www.flickr.com/photos/lourdescollege/2212936004/in/photostream
  5. ^ Kovach, John (July 24, 2009). "Program has ties to Valley". Youngstown Vindicator. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "Historic Times at Lourdes". Toledo Blade. October 18, 2010. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 
  7. ^ "Lourdes Adds Lacrosse and Competitive Cheer to Varsity Sports Lineup". Lourdes University. December 19, 2012. Retrieved 27 January 2013. 
  8. ^ http://www.lourdesathletics.com/documents/2011/8/11/Athletic_VisitorGuide.pdf

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