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St. Anthony's Grad, Lacrosse Player Adam Pomper Dies Tuesday

Pomper, a 2011 St. Anthony's graduate, died in Huntington.

graduate Adam Pomper, a freshman lacrosse player for the 2012 national champion Loyola Greyhounds, died Tuesday in Huntington.

"The Loyola University Maryland community is morning the loss of Adam Pomper, a member of the Class of 2015, who passed away June 12, 2012," said school officials in a press release Tuesday.

A native of Huntington, Pomper was a student-athlete on the men’s lacrosse team and a communication major.

A viewing will take place for Pomper on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and from 7-9 p.m. at , located at 934 New York Ave. in Huntington Station.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at the Church of St. Patrick, 400 Main St. in Huntington, according to the school.

A police spokesman for the said the death was "non-criminal."

According to a Baltimore Sun report, Pomper, an attackman for the Greyhounds, died near his parents’ home.

Pomper, a 2011 St. Anthony's graduate, was a member of the .

St. Anthony's teammates were stunned by the loss.

"Adam was a great friend, and always knew how you put a smile on your face whenever something was wrong," said Charlie Raffa, a lacrosse teammate at St. Anthony's who completed his freshman year at rival Maryland. "He comes from a great family with a lot of athletic talent, which he was able to uphold at Loyola by beating us in the championship.

"After sitting down with all of those who loved and miss him this morning at my friend A.J.'s house, it is hard to put it into reality that he's gone," Raffa added of Pomper. "He'll be missed by so many and will rest in peace as a national champion, great friend, and even better person."

Tre June 13, 2012 at 11:39 AM
That is soo sad, soo young. RIP man!

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