The Lion's Roar

Fremin and Hayes disappointed, seasons ends early

Since the NCAA authorized a dead period for all sports, there will not be a champion in any spring sports.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2020

After the National Collegiate Athletic Association, otherwise known as the NCAA, suspended all spring sports effective immediately through April 15, the university’s athletic programs had to make drastic changes.  The NCAA authorized a dead period for all sports, spanning across all three divi...

Lady Lions prepare for 2020 softball season

The Lady Lions softball team finished the 2019 season with a 34-23 overall record. The team also finished with a total batting average of .315. Southeastern will begin its 2020 regular season against University of Buffalo on Feb. 7 at 4 p.m. at North Oak Park.

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2020

After attaining a record of 34-23 in 2019, the university softball team is seeking to mirror its achievements in the upcoming season. With the season beginning on Feb. 7, players and coaches have noticed a surge of energy throughout the team, including head softball coach Rick Fremin. “I think this g...

Lady Lions triumph

The Lady Lions softball team beat Lamar University 10-2 and 1-0 with a 5-6 loss in between. The series win brought the Lady Lions' overall record to 24-17.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2019

The Lady Lions softball team returned from a loss to take a 2-1 series win against Lamar University. The teams competed in North Oak Park on April 12-13. The wins improved the Lady Lions' overall record to 24-17. In the first game, Briahna Bennett, a freshman pitcher, hit a grand slam, and in the...

Lady Lions trounced by Warhawks

The Lady Lions softball team lost 4-3 against the University of Louisiana at Monroe. The loss puts the Lady Lions' record at 19-15.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2019

The Lady Lions softball team took on the University of Louisiana at Monroe Warhawks to a 4-3 loss. The teams faced off on April 2 at North oak Park. The Lady Lions did not put a run on the board until the 6th inning. With the loss, the Lady Lions fell to a 19-15 overall record. Rick Fremin, head...

Leaving Lion Classic II 6-6

During the game against Prairie View A&M University, Maidson Watson, a sophmore infielder, throws the ball to Jaquelyn Ramon, a senior infielder. The Lady Lions started the tournament 1-0 after a 7-0 win against Prairie View.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2019

Gaining two wins and three losses through the 2019 Lion Classic II, the Lady Lions will go into next week's tournament with a 6-6 record. After their game against Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville, Alley McDonald, a junior pitcher, explained that a weak offense led to the 2-1 loss on Sunday. "We...

Setting his sights on further improvement

Rick Fremin, softball head coach, brought the Lady Lions from 12th place in the Southland Conference to tied for second place between his first season as the head coach and last season. He coaches his players to be tough and aggressive on the field.

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

February 5, 2019

Entering his fourth year as the softball head coach, Rick Fremin aims to continue the Lady Lions’ upward trajectory after setting school records for wins. Though Fremin initially aspired to be a college football coach, he started his softball coaching career at his former high school, Belle Chasse Hig...

Lions prepare for the 2019 spring season

Although the tennis team started their season this September, they will continue competition in 2019 along with several other sport teams. The tennis team's first match of the spring semester will be against Tulane University on Jan. 27.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 20, 2018

As fall season sports end, some teams look towards spring competition and a shot at championships. Baseball will begin its season against Louisiana Tech University on Feb. 15-17. The team follows a 37-22 record last season. Men’s and women’s basketball both began competing in November and will...

Athletes going from the bench to the action

Every sports team has a number of non-starting players who train with the rest of the team, and these players have to prove themselves to earn a starting position on the team.

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018

While a few players from different sports teams come into the light, there are a lot of players who put in an equal amount of hard work and practice on the field. Every sports team has a number of non-starting players who train with the team to prepare for opportunities to play. According to Rick...

Coaching opposite genders

Rick Fremin, head coach of softball, works daily with female student-athletes, and prefers the work over coaching male athletes.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

September 19, 2018

Coaches work to connect with their athletes to optimize their training, and gender differences can be one of multiple factors that stand in their way. Although minimal women coach male sporting teams, 58.8 percent of head coaches for women’s teams are men according to the University of Minnesota’s...