Adam Pomper, Lacrosse Player for Loyola, Dies at 18

June 14 (Bloomberg) -- Loyola University Maryland lacrosse player Adam Pomper died two days ago, the Baltimore-based school said. He was 18.

The Suffolk County, New York, police department investigated the freshman’s death on June 12 and ruled it was non-criminal, the Baltimore Sun reported, citing a department spokesman. Pomper lived in Huntington, New York.

Pomper, a member of the class of 2015, was a communications major. He played in one game for the Greyhounds, who won their first national championship this season, appearing in a 17-6 win over Hobart on April 21.

“As a coach and father, my heart goes out to Adam’s family and friends,” coach Charley Toomey said on the school’s website. “I don’t know that there are words adequate to describe the feelings of loss and grief we feel in the Loyola lacrosse family.”

Loyola went 18-1 this season and last month beat Maryland 9-3 to win the title.

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