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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Senior outfielder Aeriyl Mass runs to first base as the LSU Eunice Bengals attempt to get an out. The Lady Lions finished the Sept. 29 exhibition game with a 18-7 victory.

Lady Lions put in solid performance in exhibition game

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter September 30, 2021

Last night, the Lady Lions softball team squared off with LSU Eunice in a 10-inning game, defeating the Bengals 18-7. The Hammond America Sportsplex will continue to serve as the venue for these fall...

Shortstop Lindsey Rizzo steps up to the plate in the season-opening Lion Classic in February. Rizzo has since decorated her ongoing season with a .402 batting average. The Lady Lions currently sit 24-16 on the season and will face off against ULM on April 21 at 6 p.m.

Rizzo steps up to the plate, takes on new position

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter April 23, 2021

In a season impacted by many changes, one softball player found herself breaking out of her comfort zone as she took on an entirely new position. Junior infielder Lindsey Rizzo built her collegiate...

Forward Ellie Williams runs the ball during Southeasterns match against Houston Baptist on April 1.

Last Week in Sports: April 12-19

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2021

After heading into the Southland Conference Tournament with a 6-2-3 conference record, the Lady Lions Soccer squad ran the table and earned the program’s fourth Southland Tournament Title by knocking...

Over the weekend James Benson II and Jonathon Sawyer both broke university records in the 400 meter race. The Lions’ track and field sqaud will be back in action on April 1 in Gainesville, Fla.

Last week in Sports: March 23-30

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2021

During the week of March 22-29, the track and field squad continued to break records, with Jonathon Sawyer breaking the university record for the 400-meter race. The senior broke James Benson’s record,...

Sophomore pitcher Sophie Hannabas pitched three strikeouts during the Lady Lions matchup against LSU on March 16 at North Oak Park.

Tigers knock out Lady Lions’ winning streak

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter March 17, 2021

Closing out a five-game homestand, the Lady Lions softball team was defeated by Louisiana State University at North Oak Park on March 16.  The 16-7 Tigers broke the 12-11 Lions’ four-game winning...

The Lions defeated Northwestern State University 27-24 on Saturday March 13. On March 20, the Lions will hit the road to take on the University of Incarnate Word.

Last week In Sports: March 10-16

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2021

The sports-packed spring semester continued last week with the Lions baseball team extending its win streak to eight games.  Currently sitting at 11-4, Lions baseball swept Southland Conference rival...

Senior catcher/outfielder Madisen Blackford steps up to the plate against Southern Mississippi University on March 10. The Lady Lions currently sit at 9-10 on the 2021 season.

Pre-Southland schedule closes for Lady Lions softball with a victory

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter March 11, 2021

The Lady Lions softball team defeated the University of Southern Mississippi 1-0 in a nail-biter at home on Wednesday night.  Southeastern went into the matchup riding a four-game losing streak from...

Senior pitcher Heather Zumo winds up for a pitch during the Lion Classic opening series. She pitched the seventh no-hitter in Southeastern history against South Dakota in the first game of the season.

Heather Zumo opens senior season with a no-hitter

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter February 23, 2021

Senior pitcher Heather Zumo began her final season with the Lady Lions by throwing a no-hitter against South Dakota in the Lion Classic tournament, allowing the team to secure their first win of the 2021...

Junior infielder/pitcher Briahna Bennett prepares to swing in Thursday nights game against South Dakota. The Lady Lions season opener concluded with a 11-0 victory against the Coyotes.

Lady Lions softball reemerges 3-2 after halted season

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 14, 2021

Skills were put to the test this week as the Lady Lions softball team reemerged for its 2021 season under less than ideal weather conditions. The team battled through cold climates and heavy rains in...

Senior guard Charliee Dugas saw her final season get cut short due to the COVID-19 Virus outbreak. Dugas finished her career averaging 10 points, one assist, 3.3 rebounds and 1.4 steals for the Lady Lions.

Senior athletes miss their final seasons due to COVID-19

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter August 24, 2020

Universities across the nation have had to put a halt to their athletic programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of the sudden cancellation of games, tournaments and seasons, many senior student-athletes...

The Lady Lions softball team plans to host the next two Southland Conference Tournaments despite the recent cancellation of all Southland sporting events due to COVID-19.

Lady Lions host conference tournament for next two years

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter April 9, 2020

With previous cancellations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the university softball team’s season was cut short. With only a few games under their belt, they planned to host the Southland Conference...

Although the university softball team is finished for the season, maintaining their skill level during off-season is still important for the Lady Lions. The closure of gyms and cancellation of practices has pushed student-athletes to find alternative ways to stay fit for when they are able to play again.

How student-athletes maintain momentum during pandemic

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter April 1, 2020

The enforcement of social distancing has put a halt to all university athletics, leaving student-athletes with no choice but to adjust their lifestyles. With the progression of the coronavirus...

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