Published on April 24th, 2017 | by University Communications0
Athletics — Week of April 24
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Thursday – Softball vs. Rollins, 7 p.m.
Friday – Softball vs. Rollins, 6 p.m.
Saint Leo and Tampa Bay Sports Commission to host NCAA cross country championships
Saint Leo University and the Tampa Bay Sports Commission were named the co-hosts for the 2021 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships, which will be held at the Abbey Golf Course. In addition, Saint Leo and the TBSC will also host the NCAA South Region cross country championships in both 2020 and 2021. The two organizations recently hosted the 2016 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships, as well as South Region meets in 2015 and 2016. Read the complete release
Men’s and women’s golf teams battling at SSC Championships
Monday will be day two of the 2017 Sunshine State Conference Championships in men’s and women’s golf, with the third and final round taking place on Tuesday, April 25. The men’s championship is taking place at Duran Golf Club in Viera, FL, while the women’s championship is at the Country Club of Winter Haven.
You can follow both championships with live scoring online!
– Men’s SSC Championship live scoring | SSC Men’s Golf Championship webpage
– Women’s SSC Championship live scoring | SSC Women’s Golf Championship webpage
Saint Leo tennis teams to learn NCAA fate on Tuesday
The Saint Leo men’s and women’s tennis teams will learn if they have earned a spot in the NCAA Division II South Region tournaments during online selection shows on Tuesday, April 25. The women’s bracket will be announced at 8 p.m., followed by the men’s bracket at 8:30 p.m. View NCAA Division II tennis selection shows online
Saint Leo Athletics honors its own at 2017 Green and Gold Awards
Saint Leo Athletics celebrated the athletic and academic achievements of the last 12 months and handed out the department’s major awards at the 2017 Green and Gold Awards, held last Tuesday in the Bowman Center. Read the complete release
Two Lions honored with SSC weekly awards
Two Saint Leo spring sport student-athletes received Sunshine State Conference honors when the conference’s list of weekly accolades was announced last Monday.
– Junior Jaime Bueno was named the SSC Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week following the Lions’ win over No. 8 Lynn. Read the complete release
– Senior Marie Coors was tabbed as SSC Women’s Golfer of the Week for the third time this season after taking medalist honors at the Florida Tech Lady Panther Invitational last Tuesday. Read the complete release
More NCAA sport committee rankings feature Saint Leo
The NCAA Division II sport committees for tennis and softball issued ranking last week, which will ultimately determine selection for NCAA post-season play.
– Men’s tennis climbed to No. 3 in the NCAA South Region rankings;
– Softball debuted at No. 1 in the NCAA South Region rankings.
Baseball and men’s basketball announce upcoming camp dates
Saint Leo baseball and men’s basketball announced the dates for upcoming camps taking place on the Saint Leo University campus!
– Baseball will offer its Spring Showcase on Sunday, May 7, at Thomas B. Southard Stadium, for players in grades 9 through 12. Read the complete release
– Men’s basketball will offer two different camp sessions this summer for boys and girls ages 5 to 16. The two sessions will take place June 19-23, and July 31-August 4. Read the complete release
For information about all Saint Leo sports camps as well as pool and fitness center memberships, please visit our new Saint Leo camps and clinics website at www.SaintLeoCamps.com.
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