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The Norville Challenge

Allan Norville (BS '60) has given a generous gift to Loyola University Chicago for the Rambler athletics program. Al’s gift will support the construction of a new building, which will be named the Alfie Norville Practice Facility in honor of Al’s late wife, Alfena.

This gift continues a transformational era in Rambler athletics. The Alfie Norville Practice Facility will bring Loyola to practice space parity with our peer institutions, increasing our competitiveness, improving our recruitment, and enhancing our athletics program.

Al wanted more. Al wanted EVERY sport to benefit from his gift. So Al issued a challenge match of $1 million. The challenge is for all Ramblers to come together and match the first $1 million of Al’s cornerstone gift. Gifts made to the Loyola Athletics Fund from February 24, 2018, until the Alfie officially opens, slated for August 1, 2019, count toward the challenge match until the match is satisfied.

How to make a gift

You can make a gift in several ways:

  • PHONE: 800.424.1513
  • MAIL: Make your check out to "LAF Norville Challenge" and designate your gift to the sport of your choice. Send checks to:

    Loyola University Chicago Athletics

    Gift Processing

    Department 4336

    Carol Stream, IL 60122-4336

  • QUESTIONS: Sean McDonough: smcdonough@LUC.edu or 773.508.2766

The Loyola Athletic Fund

You can help transform Rambler athletics by supporting the Loyola Athletic Fund (LAF). You can designate your gift to a specific sport or give to the general LAF, which supports the entire athletic department and our areas of greatest need. Every gift counts toward the match, and every gift helps Rambler athletics reach the next level of competitive success.