The Lion's Roar

Lady Lions look to start regular season in right direction

Celica Sterling, a senior guard for the women’s basketball team, dribbles the ball down the court against Nicholls State University. Last season the Lady Lions finished the regular season with a 9-20 record overall. This season the team has four returning seniors and three returning juniors.

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

The women’s basketball team is set to begin the new season. The Lady Lions will face Southern University at New Orleans Lady Knights for an exhibition game Monday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at the University Center. Ayla Guzzardo, head coach for the basketball team, explained how the lessons from last...

Teaching passion

Head Coach Ayla Guzzardo interacts with players during a basketball game.

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019

Talent, enthusiasm and dedication carried Ayla Guzzardo from the middle school courts of her childhood to become the head coach of women’s basketball. Guzzardo was enrolled in several sports as a child, but she found her niche in basketball after she developed skill in the sport. “It just took...