The Lion's Roar

The life of Roomie the Lion

The life of Roomie the Lion

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Archive, Showcase, Sports

The university’s mascot prowls the grounds of home games and campus social events. Roomie the Lion has been the name of the university mascot since 1964 and is named after former biology professor, alumnus and student-athlete Hollis “Roomie” Wilson. Although it has been decades since the university...