The Lion's Roar

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...

New complex built for beach volleyball inaugural season

The new beach volleyball complex features three courts, along with a berm for spectators to watch from. The complex will also host the Lion Up Beach Bash on March 20.

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2020

Over the past five years, beach volleyball has been the fastest growing sport in NCAA history. Now the university has a beach volleyball team of its own. The first home game at the recently constructed court isn’t until March 20 for the Lion Up Beach Bash, but the season will start much earlier...

Jeremy White adds 14 wins in first season at the helm

Freshman defensive specialist Lizzy Low defends against Nicholls State University. The Lady Lions won 14 games in the 2019 season improving their win total by 12 since hiring head coach Jeremy White.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

The Lady Lions volleyball team wrapped up their most successful season since 2004. Head Coach Jeremy White was hired to oversee the volleyball program in Dec. 2018. The team finished their 2019 fall season with a 14-17 record and a spot in the Southland Conference Volleyball Tournament. White commented...

Volleyball drops final game of 2019 regular season

The volleyball team takes a picture with seniors Jo Simovic and Jodi Edo. The Lady Lions next matchup will be against Sam Houston State on Nov. 22 in Conway, Ark.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

The university women’s volleyball team ended their 2019 season 14-16 after a 3-2 loss against Sam Houston State University. After falling short in the first two sets, the Lady Lions fought to tie the match. In the final set, the Bearkats stopped the Lady Lions with a 15-12 win.  Jo Simovic,...

Lady Lions volleyball advances to Southland Tournament

The Lady Lions volleyball secured a position in the Southland Tournament after winning 3-1 against Nicholls State University Colonels on Nov. 12.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

The Lady Lions volleyball team won 3-1 against the Nicholls State University Colonels on Tuesday Nov. 12.  Prior to the match, the Lady Lions were in seventh place within the Southland Conference. Their victory has secured their spot in the Southland Conference Tournament. The team had not made it ...

Southeastern blanks the Privateers 3-0

The university's women's volleyball team breaks the huddle in the second set against the University of New Orleans on Oct 29. The Lady Lions shut out UNO 3-0 to earn their 12th victory of the season.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

On Oct. 29 the Lady Lions volleyball team hosted the University of New Orleans Privateers in their 25th game of the regular season. Southeastern shut out the Southland Conference rivals 3-0, to win their 12th game of the season.  Jeremy White, head coach of volleyball, explained how it felt to win against the Un...

Lady Lions surge past Southern University 3-0

Baylee Laskoskie, a freshman setter, and Sam Gomez, a junior middle blocker, defend a hit over the net in Tuesday night's 3-0 victory over Southern University of New Orleans.

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

The Lady Lions volleyball team cruised past the Lady Jaguars in the 3-0 victory Tuesday night.  “The goal on defense was to watch for undisciplined balls, and especially dumps from the setter because she does that often,'' stated Caroline Golden, a junior outside hitter. “Really it was just abo...

Volleyball loses 0-3 from troubles on offense

Sam Gomez, a junior middle blocker, and Karlee Wilkerson, a sophomore opposite, jump to block a hit during the first set. The Lady Lions lost the match 25-22, 25-15 and 28-26.

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2019

The Lady Lions team lost the Homecoming Match against Northwestern State University 0-3, bringing the team’s record to 8-11. The Green and Gold put up 22 points in the first set, falling the second set 25-15, and finishing the third set 28-26. Jodi Edo, a senior middle blocker, shared that the...

Volleyball team victorious against Lamar University

Alexis Pratt, defensive specialist, serves the ball at the University Center in the game against Lamar University.

October 1, 2019

The Lady Lions won their match against Lamar University on Saturday, Sept. 28. The team also won against McNeese State two days prior. Jeremy White, head coach of volleyball, commented on how their victory over McNeese affected their attitude for the match against Lamar University. “We felt p...

New coach brings culture changes

New coach brings culture changes

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2019

Nearly a quarter way into their 2019 season, the Lady Lions volleyball team have already surpassed last year’s overall record. After ending last year’s season with a record of 2-27, the team is now 3-7 overall in the season after its victory against Jackson State University on Sept. 14. Jeremy...

University grows to include new sport

Students play volleyball at the sand court in Greek Village. Beach Volleyball has been added as an NCAA sport, and the university plans to begin competing in 2020 with Jeremy White as the head coach of beach volleyball.

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2019

The university’s athletics program added beach volleyball to its roster and will begin competition in the sport in 2020. Jeremy White, a native of Vidor, Texas, has been appointed the head coach of beach volleyball. Beach volleyball is considered to be the university’s “sweet 16” because it will...

Changing coaches: volleyball’s new strategy

Jeremy White has been selected to be the new head volleyball coach after Jim Smoot retired. Athletic Director Jay Artigues described White as “having a great deal of success and experience.”

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

After Jim Smoot retired from his position as head coach, the volleyball program began a new chapter with Jeremy White stepping up to the head coach position. “Coach White checked all the boxes we were looking for,” explained Jay Artigues, director of athletics. “He’s had a great deal of success...