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Volleyball drops final game of 2019 regular season

Volleyball drops final game of 2019 regular season

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

Lady Lions volleyball advances to Southland Tournament

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

Southeastern blanks the Privateers 3-0

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

Lady Lions surge past Southern University 3-0

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

Volleyball loses 0-3 from troubles on offense

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

Volleyball team victorious 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

University grows to include new sport

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

Changing coaches: volleyball’s new strategy

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...