Playing the game he loves, Colton Teitelbaum has gone from HS star to aspiring one. Colton had a big Fall Ball season, competing against upperclassmen for real minutes. Playing one of the most difficult positions in the sport, Teitelbaum is on a mission to help the hounds any way he can. The Loyola Greyhounds are a NCAA Division 1 program that’s always in the spotlight. With Final Fours, National Championships, and Conference Titles in their recent past has created a fan base, a wave of marquee recruits, and great expectations on the yearly. Learn more about Colton’s experience at Loyola by reading below.
Q; How has the adjustment been going from high school athlete to a college athlete?
The adjustment from being a high school athlete to being a college athlete went pretty smoothly. Obviously going from high school to college there’s going to be an adjustment period but I’m pretty much fully adapted now.
Q: Why Loyola?
I chose Loyola because of the amazing coaching staff, the size of the campus, and the facilities we have here. Also Coach Toomey being a former goalie was a huge reason I chose to come here. Being able to learn from one of the best to play the position has been amazing.
Q: What other schools were you considering?
I looked at a few other high level division 1 programs but in the end I knew I belonged at Loyola.
Q: Which player in high school had the toughest shot to save?
I was blessed to be able to play against great competition high school and with that came great shooters. There are many names I could list who had very difficult shots to save. I was lucky enough to play behind good defenses in my 4 years who let me see the shots I wanted to see
Q: What is the goal in your freshman season at Loyola?
My goal as a freshman at Loyola is just to help the team win games anyway I can.
Q: Do you see lacrosse being part of your life in any way after college?
I could see lacrosse being a part of life after college. Hopefully my body allows me to continue doing something I love