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Beach volleyball drops first three matches in program history at New Orleans Invitational

Beach volleyball drops first three matches in program history at New Orleans Invitational

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2020

The university’s first beach volleyball team fell to three opponents during their season opener at the Digs Volleyball Complex in Covington last weekend. The Lions went 0-3 at the New Orleans Invitational Tournament, coming up short against Texas A&M Kingsville and Southern Miss on Friday, Marc...

William Meyers hopes final season is his best

In his fifth year at the university, Meyers is preparing for a life in professional gold after he leaves the university, whether it be before or after he finishes his graduate degree.

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

After coming into his freshman year with a new coach and spending his senior season injured, graduate student and golf player William Meyers is ready to finish out his time with the university in a strong way. When Meyers began his career, he was the only American on the team. This year, the team is...

From player to coach: Katie Lacour’s career as a Lady Lion outfielder

Lacour is a native of Port St. Joe, Fla. and committed to Southeastern in 2012. She is in her first year as an assistant coach for the Lady Lions. The Lady Lions next game is on Mar. 6 against Texas A&M Corpus-Christi.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

The Lady Lions softball team added a new position to its coaching staff in 2020 with the addition of 2016 alumna Katie Lacour. Lacour sticks out from the other coaches in the fact that she’s coaching at the university where she broke many records. Lacour talked about her playing days as a Lady Lio...

Lions late comeback falls short in Alex Box Stadium

Junior pitcher Daniel Dugas was on the mound for the Lions Tuesday night and saw his record fall to 0-3 on the season with a 10.57 ERA.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2020

Southeastern took its talents to Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge on Tuesday to try and take down 20th ranked Louisiana State University.  The Lions came in with a 5-6 record and off of a 5-2 victory against the Stony Brook Seawolves. Southeastern fell behind early giving five runs in the first three innings. The Lio...

Lady Lions win big on Senior Night

Freshman guard Hailey Giaratano scored four points and three assists in the win over Northwestern State University. Southeastern’s next match up is on the road on March 4 against Central Arkansas University.

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2020

The seniors on the women’s basketball team saluted their home court after winning their final home game last Saturday. The Lady Lions secured a 66-41 win against Northwestern State University on Feb. 29, the final home game of their season. 20 minutes prior to the competition, a celebration took...

Lions top Demons 95-92 in power outage

Senior guard Von Julien brings the ball down the court in Saturday’s 95-92 victory over Northwestern State University. With the win the Lions improved their regular season record to 7-22, Julien finished the game with eight points, two rebounds and three assists.

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2020

After losing eight games in a row, the university men’s basketball team secured a victory over Northwestern State at the Senior Day game on Saturday, Feb. 29, with a final score of 95-92. To start off the game, senior guard Von Julien put the team in the lead by scoring the first two points with...

Jacksonville shuts out Southeastern 8-0 in series finale

Senior pitcher Justin Simanek gave up six runs in 3.2 innings pitched on Sunday against the Jacksonville Dolphins. SImanek is now 0-2 on the 2020 season.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2020

For the first time in its program history Southeastern faced off against Jacksonville University on the diamond.  On Friday night the Lions outlasted the Dolphins 2-1 with Saturday the Lions beating them 5-4. On Sunday Southeastern went for the series sweep but came up short in an 8-0 blow out.  H...

University basketball takes loss against Abilene Christian

University basketball takes loss against Abilene Christian

Symiah Dorsey, Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2020

The university men’s and women’s basketball teams fell to Abilene Christian University in consecutive home games as they each trailed their opponents by six points. Both teams took on the reigning Southland Conference Tournament champions on Feb. 22, with the women’s team facing off at 1 p.m. Des...

Lions baseball looks to improve after falling short in 2019 season

Sophomore pitcher Grant Upton throws a pitch in the Feb. 8 Alumni game. The Lion’s next game will be at home on Feb. 18 against the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2020

After finishing the 2019 season 33-27, the university baseball team will look to lean on its 15 transferred players to make a big push in the 2020 season. Of the 15 transfers, nine are from a junior or community college, and six are from another Division I university. Head coach Matt Riser talked a...

Ali McCoy prepares for her senior season

Ali McCoy, a utility player for softball.

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2020

The Lady Lions softball team is preparing for their upcoming 2020 season with player Ali McCoy ready to lead the team in her senior year. McCoy, a utility player from Maurepas, shared how she began playing softball when she was a child. “My mom and dad are the reasons that I got into softball,”...

Pape Diop: From home country to home court

Pape Diop

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2020

From Senegal to Louisiana, a university basketball player has experienced many changes throughout his career. Pape Diop, a junior forward for the men’s basketball team, shared his journey and how he adapted to change. “Coming here, I learned a lot,” said Diop. “I think having some new friends...

Lions defeat alumni 11-7 in annual scrimmage

Former university baseball players faced off against current baseball players at the annual Alumni Baseball Game.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

On Feb. 8, the Lions baseball team hosted their annual alumni baseball game at the Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. With a final score of 11-7, the Lions bested the alumni for the second straight season. Drew Avans, an alumnus of 2018, played for the alumni for a second year and shared what the experience ...