Published on October 7th, 2019 | by University Communications0
Athletics — Week of October 7
Swimming opens pumpkin fundraiser
The Saint Leo men’s and women’s swimming teams announced the start of their 11th annual Halloween pumpkin fundraiser called No Tricks, Just Treats. The fundraiser will run until October 25. Read the complete release
Volleyball sweeps opponents on the weekend, knocks off Lynn and Nova Southeastern
Saint Leo volleyball used just six sets to pick up two wins on the weekend. The Green and Gold knocked off Lynn, previously undefeated in Sunshine State Conference play, and Nova Southeastern. It took grit for the Lions against the Fighting Knights, having played from behind in each set, but the team came out on top. The Green and Gold needed just over an hour to defeat the Sharks in straight sets. W vs Lynn | W vs Nova Southeastern
Women’s soccer comes back to win at Eckerd
Saint Leo women’s soccer came back to win 2-1 on the road against Eckerd to move to 5-3-1 overall and 2-0-0 in the Sunshine State Conference. The Lions now have six points and remain at the top of the table in the league. Read the complete release
Men’s golf takes second at Griffin Invitational
At the annual invitational to honor the late Griffin Clark (1995-2016), Saint Leo men’s golf made a run to finish inside the top-3 where the Green and Gold finished at just five-over in third. Alberto Castagnara completed the 54-hole tournament in second place at six-under in Petersburg, VA. Read the complete release
Three teams earn academic team honors
Saint Leo Athletics saw three teams earn academic team honors for the past year in men’s soccer, women’s soccer, and softball. The softball team saw nine players earn All-America Scholar Athlete honors as well from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). The soccer programs earned team academic awards from the United Soccer Coaches (USC), where the men’s team earned the honor for the first time in program history. MSOC Honored by USC | WSOC Honored by USC | Softball Honored by NFCA
Saint Leo offers camps
Saint Leo Athletics and Recreation offers camps for teams and individuals. For more information, go to saintleocamps.com. Athletics and Recreation are currently offering nine different sport camps with full team camps, daily camps, and individual and specialized skill camps.
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