Published on September 23rd, 2019 | by University Communications


Athletics — Week of September 23

Volleyball sweeps weekend, upends No. 13 Tampa on the road
Saint Leo volleyball opened up Sunshine State Conference play with a 3-0 sweep of Florida Southern at home before traveling to Tampa and knocking off the 13th-ranked Spartans, 3-1. W vs FSC | W at No. 13 Tampa

Women’s soccer splits weekend contests
Saint Leo women’s soccer defeated Spring Hill College 4-1 before falling to No. 17 West Florida on the road. W at Spring Hill | L at No. 17 West Florida

Women’s golf opens with third at UIndy Invitational, climbs in national rankings
Saint Leo women’s golf moved up in the national rankings to eighth after placing third in a nationally ranked field at the UIndy Invitational Monday and Tuesday. Read the complete release | Lions climb national rankings

Men’s soccer wins in overtime to split weekend games
Saint Leo men’s soccer defeated Pensacola Christian 2-1 in overtime before falling to Embry-Riddle 1-0 on the road to split the weekend contests. W vs Pensacola Christian | L at Embry-Riddle

Tennis has success at PBA Sailfish Invitational
Saint Leo men’s and women’s tennis had a successful opening weekend at the Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish Invitational in West Palm Beach on Saturday and Sunday. M – Read the complete release | W – Read the complete release

Bracken earns Sunshine State Conference Runner of the Week
After taking second at the University of Florida’s Mountain Dew Invitational, Shane Bracken was honored with the Sunshine State Conference Runner of the Week honors. Bracken took second to only North Florida’s top runner by two seconds, beating 308 other runners. Read the complete release

Saint Leo SAAC partners with A Week Away for annual fundraising
The Saint Leo Student Athlete Advisory Committee announced its 2019-2020 nonprofit partner. This year, our athletes will support A Week Away, an organization that finances and coordinates respite weeks for individuals and their loved ones who are dealing with life-threatening illnesses. Read the complete release

Saint Leo offers camps
Saint Leo Athletics and Recreation offers camps for teams and individuals. For more information, go to 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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Get Saint Leo Athletics scores sent to your phone!
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