The Lion's Roar

Lady Lions Soccer shutout 1-0 against Abilene Christian

Freshman Avery Royer defends against a pass from Abilene Chrsitan in Sunday’s loss. The Lady Lion’s held the Wildcat’s to a single goal on Sunday.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2019

On Sunday, Sept. 29, the university soccer team took on Abilene Christian University at Strawberry Stadium. The Lady Lions went a full 89 minutes in the match up without giving up a single goal, Caylen Wright scored a goal with 12 seconds remaining to defeat Southeastern. Christopher McBride, head...

Soccer looks to improve on 2018 season

The Lady Lions look to improve from their 7-7-4 2018 record. With 15 returning players Christopher McBride, head coach, hopes that the 12 new players have  a mentor to follow and look up to. This will be McBride’s fourth year as the Lady Lions head coach and hopes to seure a Southland Confernece title.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2019

Head Coach Christopher McBride looks to lead the Lady Lions soccer team to their first conference title since 2015. The Lady Lions soccer team finished sixth in the Southland Conference after the 2018 season with a 7-7-4 record overall. McBride, who is in his fourth year of coaching at the university,...

From Scotland to the States: a coach’s journey

Christopher McBride, head coach of soccer, talks to his players before a game. McBride coached the Lady Lions to a 7-7-4 record in the 2018 season.  McBride is a native of Scotland, and he learned the fundamentals of soccer from his father.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019

Christopher McBride, head coach of soccer, has traveled the world through his love for soccer. McBride entered his third year as the fourth head coach of the Lady Lions soccer team. McBride previously coached at the University of North Alabama and the University of South Alabama. When McBride developed...

Lady Lions close spring season with a win

The Lady Lions soccer team secured a 2-1 victory over William Carey University in the last game of the spring season.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

The Lady Lions soccer team beat the William Carey University Lady Crusaders 2-1. Aubree Dillon, a freshmen midfielder, scored the first goal of the match in the first period. In the third period, the Lady Lions secured the 2-1 lead and carried it to the end. Christopher McBride, head coach of soccer,...

Wrapping up the fall sports for 2018

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018

Football, cross country, soccer and volleyball concluded their seasons this semester.  The football team wrapped up its season, finishing ninth in the Southland Conference with a 4-7 record. Football Head Coach Frank Scelfo discussed his team’s performance this season. “We did a lot of things ...

Soccer season ends in Beaumont

The Lady Lions soccer team lost 3-2 against Lamar University in the Southland Conference Tournament.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2018

The Lady Lions soccer team finished its season with a loss at the Southland Conference Tournament. The Lady Lions fell to Lamar University 3-2 on Oct. 31 in Beaumont, Texas. The match started out with two goals in the first half by Lamar. In the second half, the Lady Lions scored two goals, but another...

Soccer high scorer: Christina Cutura

Christina Cutura, a senior forward, is the highest scoring player of the season with a total of seven goals. Cutura scored three goals and her second hat trick of the season in the “Senior Night” game against Nicholls State University.

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief

October 31, 2018

With seven goals scored this season, Christina Cutura is the highest scoring player on the Lady Lions soccer team. “Christina has been a true team player this year by taking on a new position in her senior year,” said soccer Head Coach Christopher McBride. “She is constantly working hard. It...

Senior Night victory

Payton Colson, a senior forward, competes in her last home game of her collegiate soccer career.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2018

The Lady Lions soccer team finished "Senior Night" with a 4-0 win over Nicholls State University. Head Coach Christopher McBride commented on the first half where neither team scored any points. "The first half was two teams battling it out for the last game of the regular season," said McBride....

Lady Lions and Ladyjacks tie game

Jamie Raines, a freshman midfielder, takes the ball down the field.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018

The Lady Lions competed against the Stephen F. Austin State University Ladyjacks and closed the game with a 1-1 tie. On Friday, Oct. 12, the Lady Lions trailed the Ladyjacks 0-1 going into the second half, but Sofia Olsson, senior defender, tied the game with a goal in the second half. The goal was...

Lions outscore Islanders

Jamie Raines, a freshman midfielder, chases down the ball.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

September 29, 2018

The Lady Lions soccer team left the field with a 5-3-2 record and a 1-0 victory over Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. After a half hour delay, the teams faced off in Strawberry Stadium. Christopher McBride, head coach, was satisfied with the team's performance. "They did a really good...

Player 7, 17minutes, 17th ever

Christina Cutura, senior forward, was one of two position players to start in all 18 matches for the Lady Lions in the 2017 season.

Nikisun Shrestha, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2018

With three goals in 17 minutes against Alcorn State University, Christina Cutura, senior forward, secured a first half hat trick and etched her name in the program’s history as the 17th player to achieve the feat. Cutura shared her reaction to being the first Lady Lion since the 2015 season to score...