Published on May 13th, 2019 | by University Communications


Athletics — Week of May 13

Women’s tennis opens NCAA regional play Monday
Saint Leo women’s tennis opens NCAA regional play in Miami Shores Monday morning against Florida Southern. Read the complete release

Saint Leo Athletics remembers Hall of Fame member John Swart
Saint Leo Athletics remembers Hall of Famer John Swart who passed away May 1. Swart worked in the Athletics department for 40 years. Read the complete release

Men’s golf qualifies for the national championships
Saint Leo men’s golf took seventh at the NCAA regional and advanced to the NCAA Division II National Championships, May 20-24. Read the complete release

Women’s golf sends two to the national championship
Saint Leo women’s golf saw two individuals qualify for the 2019 NCAA Division II National Championship May 14-18. Read the complete release

Baseball splits finale doubleheader, wins Sunshine State Conference series 2-1
Saint Leo baseball split its final regular season doubleheader and won the final series 2-1 of the 2019 season over Embry-Riddle. Read the complete release

Softball ends season at NCAA regionals
Saint Leo softball qualified for the NCAA regionals for the fourth straight year but dropped its first two games to Alabama-Huntsville and Mississippi College. Read the complete release

Men’s tennis exits NCAA regionals with loss to Valdosta State
Saint Leo men’s tennis dropped its first regional matchup 4-0 to Valdosta State. Read the complete release

Castagnara named Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year
Saint Leo sophomore Alberto Castagnara was named a semifinalist for the Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year for the second straight year. Read the complete release

Kelly named NFCA All-South Region
Saint Leo junior Kacie Kelly was named second team All-South Region by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association for the second straight year. Read the complete release

Men’s and women’s tennis earn All-SSC Honors
Saint Leo men’s and women’s tennis earned All-Sunshine State Conference honors including men’s tennis freshman of the year in Bruno Faletto. Read the women’s complete release | Read the men’s complete release

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