Published on May 14th, 2018 | by University Communications0
Athletics — Week of May 14
No. 6 men’s lacrosse wins first NCAA game in history, defeats Tampa 12-11 in OT
Saint Leo men’s lacrosse defeated Tampa 12-11 in overtime to advance to the national semifinals. The win marked the first NCAA appearance and win in program history. The Lions travel to Hickory, NC, to take on Lenoir-Rhyne at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 20. Read the complete release
No. 25 softball wins South 2 Regional, to host No. 16 Huntsville, AL, May 17-18 for Super Regionals
Saint Leo softball traveled to North Alabama and went a perfect 3-0 to advance to the NCAA South Super Regionals. The NCAA South 2 Region Championship marked the first time in program history the Lions have advanced out of a regional, looking to capture the super regional to advance to the world series. Read the complete release
Men’s golf advances to national championships for the second time in three years
Saint Leo men’s golf climbed seven spots during the final round of the south/southeast super regional to advance to the NCAA National Championships for the second time in three years. The last time the Lions appeared at the national championships, they won the first NCAA Championship in school history (2016). Read the complete release
Saint Leo baseball’s Jordan Pendleton becomes all-time career wins leader
Jordan Pendleton, Palm Harbor, FL, led the Lions to a 6-4 win over Embry-Riddle on Friday where he earned his eighth win of the season and 28th of his career. His career mark of 28-10 is the program’s new all-time career wins record, surpassing Dave Garcia’s 27 (1993-96). Read the complete release
Three Lions earn Google Cloud Academic All-District Honors
Saint Leo baseball’s Tyler Bauman and softball’s Brittany Creamer and Sommer Pollard earned Google Cloud Academic All-District honors announced by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on May 10.
Tirado of women’s soccer to represent Puerto Rico in CONCACAF Caribbean Women’s Qualifier
Adriana Tirado of the Saint Leo women’s soccer team will represent her home country of Puerto Rico in the 2018 Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Qualifier. Read the complete release
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