Published on March 7th, 2016 | by University Communications0
Athletics – Week of March 7
Registration underway for Spirit of Saint Leo
Registration is now underway for the 15th Annual Spirit of Saint Leo Golf Tournament, which will take place Monday, April 11, at the Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club South Course. This four-person scramble brings together alumni, former teammates, and friends of Saint Leo Athletics to support the nearly 350 student-athletes who wear the Green and Gold. There is also the option to attend the dinner and auction events that evening at the Lake Jovita clubhouse. Read the complete release. Register Online!
Two Lions secure SSC weekly honors
A pair of Saint Leo spring student-athletes were the recipients of Sunshine State Conference weekly honors last week. Sommer Pollard was named the SSC Softball Player of the Week after batting .714 in three wins over Nova Southeastern, while men’s lacrosse player Will Cothron earned Men’s Lacrosse Specialist of the Week honors after winning 19 of 25 face offs against Shorter.
Basketball teams well-represented on SSC post-season awards
Saint Leo men’s and women’s basketball teams each received recognition when the 2016 Sunshine State Conference All-Conference teams were released last week. Chelsy Springs was tabbed as the 2016 SSC Women’s Basketball Newcomer of the Year, as well as Second Team All-SSC and SSC All-Newcomer Team honors. In men’s basketball, junior Marcus Dewberry was named First Team All-SSC, while Tyreece Brice and Caleb Stewart were named to the All-Newcomer Team.
Softball climbs to No. 11 in NFCA poll
Saint Leo softball jumped three spots to No. 11 in this week’s National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division II Top 25 Coaches’ poll. Read the complete release.
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Last Week’s Results
Monday, February 29
Baseball – Saint Leo 10, Saint Anselm 3
Tuesday, March 1
Men’s golf – 3rd of 18 teams at South/Southeast Regional Preview
Women’s lacrosse – Belmont Abbey 9, Saint Leo 6
Wednesday, March 2
Men’s basketball – Saint Leo 82, Nova Southeastern 73
Thursday, March 3
Women’s tennis – No. 3 Saint Leo 7, Seton Hall 2
Softball (DH) – No. 11 Saint Leo 1, No. 14 West VA Wesleyan 0; No. 11 Saint Leo 1, No. 14 West VA Wesleyan 0
Friday, March 4
Men’s track – 1st of 10 teams at Tampa Invitational
Women’s track – 2nd of 7 teams at Tampa Invitational
Baseball – Saint Leo 5, Northwestern 3
Women’s lacrosse – Saint Leo 11, Gannon 7
Saturday, March 5
Men’s basketball – No. 17 Barry 91, Saint Leo 72
Men’s tennis – No. 7 Saint Leo 7, No. 3 Armstrong State 2
Women’s tennis – No. 3 Saint Leo 5, No. 1 Armstrong State 4
Men’s lacrosse – Saint Leo 9, No. 11 Pfeiffer 8
Softball – Eckerd 2, No. 11 Saint Leo 1
Sunday, March 6
Men’s tennis – No. 7 Saint Leo 9, Eckerd 0
Women’s tennis – No. 3 Saint Leo 9, Eckerd 0
Softball (DH) – No. 11 Saint Leo 5, Eckerd 0; No. 11 Saint Leo 6, Eckerd 1
Baseball – Saint Leo 13, Upper Iowa 10