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Powerade bottles fly as Southeastern walks off Northwestern State 7-6 on Senior Day at Alumni Field to end the 2023 regular season at 25-25. (May 20, 2023 - Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field - Hammond)

SLU concludes regular season on six-game winning streak with sweep of NSU; Head Coach Matt Riser let go after 10 years of service

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor May 22, 2023

Southeastern baseball defeated Northwestern State in walk-off fashion Saturday on Senior Day 7-6 at Alumni Field to conclude the regular season with a six-game winning streak and a sweep of its conference...

Head coach Matt Riser is preparing to call players as a third-base coach.

Early inning struggles lead to Nicholls’ reverse in-conference sweep

David Zieske, Staff Reporter March 28, 2022

Southeastern hosted Nicholls State University at Alumni Field for the first in-conference series on March 25-27, losing all three games,6-4, 11-4 and 10-7.  A struggle to keep the Nicholls batters...

Lions take down top-ranked Ole Miss Rebels in historic win

Lions take down top-ranked Ole Miss Rebels in historic win

Philip le Riche, Staff Reporter March 15, 2022

On March 15, the Lions baseball team delivered a victory over the No. 1 Ole Miss Rebels, their third win over a ranked opponent this season. The Lions quickly matched Ole Miss' opening run, tying the...

The Lions first season ball is hit as designated hitter Evan Keller taps towards left field.

Lions baseball launches season with series win versus SIUE

David Zieske, Staff Reporter February 22, 2022

Alumni Field hosted a home-opening matchup between the SLU Lions and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars, defeating the Cougars 1-0 and 4-3 in the first two games, then losing the third 10-3.  Will...

Ford Pemberton works with the baseball team during practice. Previously on the Nicholls State University baseball coaching staff, Pemberton joined the Lions in September as hitting coach and camp coordinator.

From Colonels to Lions: Ford Pemberton hired to baseball staff

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter October 27, 2021

Southeastern recently hired Ford Pemberton in September from rival Nicholls State University.  Pemberton will serve as Southeastern’s hitting coach and camp coordinator. The new man on staff is already...

Eli Johnson, senior third baseman, leads off second base in the Lions victory over Tulane University on March 3. The Lions will face LSU with a 11-4 record, the best start the Lions have had in over seven seasons. Southeastern will take on LSU on March 16 at Alex Box Stadium at Skip Bertman Field.

Lions vs. Tigers: The long history of rivalry

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter March 16, 2021

Lions baseball has faced plenty of opponents throughout their career, but one team stands out as one of their toughest. Ever since their first match-up in 1937, Lions baseball has gone head-to-head with...

The Lions will opened their 2021 season at home against Mississippi Valley State University on Feb. 19.

Baseball to host Southland Tourney

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief March 12, 2021

The 2021 Southland Conference Tournament will be held at Southeastern’s Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field from May 26-29.  This will be the second time that the university will host the end of...

The Lions will opened their 2021 season at home against Mississippi Valley State University on Feb. 19.

Baseball gears up for 2021 Season

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter January 22, 2021

After an abrupt end to their 2020 season, Southeastern Baseball is gearing up for a return to the diamond. The team has not faced any outside competition since their game against Louisiana Tech on March...

Brock Batty, senior pitcher, transfered to Southeastern from The University of Louisiana at Lafayette over the summer. Batty will begin playing for the Lion’s baseball team in the spring.

Former Ragin’ Cajun joins the Lion pride

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter September 23, 2020

The Lions baseball team added more depth to their pitching rotation over the summer with senior southpaw pitcher Brock Batty. The 6’1” Denham Springs High School graduate transferred from the University...

Junior pitcher Daniel Dugas was on the mound for the Lions Tuesday night and saw his record fall to 0-3 on the season with a 10.57 ERA.

Lions late comeback falls short in Alex Box Stadium

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter March 4, 2020

Southeastern took its talents to Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge on Tuesday to try and take down 20th ranked Louisiana State University.  The Lions came in with a 5-6 record and off of a 5-2 victory...

Senior pitcher Justin Simanek gave up six runs in 3.2 innings pitched on Sunday against the Jacksonville Dolphins. SImanek is now 0-2 on the 2020 season.

Jacksonville shuts out Southeastern 8-0 in series finale

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter February 24, 2020

For the first time in its program history Southeastern faced off against Jacksonville University on the diamond.  On Friday night the Lions outlasted the Dolphins 2-1 with Saturday the Lions beating...

Sophomore pitcher Grant Upton throws a pitch in the Feb. 8 Alumni game. The Lion’s next game will be at home on Feb. 18 against the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Lions baseball looks to improve after falling short in 2019 season

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter February 18, 2020

After finishing the 2019 season 33-27, the university baseball team will look to lean on its 15 transferred players to make a big push in the 2020 season. Of the 15 transfers, nine are from a junior...

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