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In the home opener on Feb. 21, sophomore tennis player Putri Insani, above, earned a 6-0 win in the doubles round with junior Ximena Yanez and a 6-3, 6-0 win in the singles round.

Lady Lions tennis squad defeats LSU Alexandria 6-1 in home opener

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 23, 2021

The university women’s tennis team claimed its first home victory this season with a 6-1 non-conference win against LSU Alexandria on Feb. 21. Shattering a three-match losing streak, the Lady Lions...

Senior distance runner Shea Foster broke the Southeastern record for the 8k. The teams conference championship is currently scheduled for Feb. 15.

Last week in sports: Feb. 2-9

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2021

The week of Feb. 2-9 was a relatively quiet week of athletics for Southeastern as only two of the 12 university sports teams had games/matches. The university’s cross country squad had a record-breaking...

Teodora Mitrovic, a freshman tennis player.

Women’s tennis team ends fall season with a win

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter October 31, 2019

The university women’s tennis team won their last tournament of the fall season. The team hosted the George E. Fourmaux Fed Cup Invitational Tournament that began Saturday, Oct. 26 and ended on Monday,...

Jason Hayes, head coach of tennis, left, and Katya Cornejo, a sophomore international student on the tennis team, right, take a break during practice. Hayes has been coaching tennis for 16 years and has eight Coach of the Year Awards.

Hayes reflects on 16 years in tennis

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter March 26, 2019

In 16 years of coaching the Lady Lions, Jason Hayes, head coach of tennis, secured eight Coach of the Year awards. In addition, Hayes represented the university at the NCAA and coached internationally....

Teamwork on the tennis court

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter March 8, 2019

Putri Insani, a freshman, and Ximena Yanez, a sophomore, were victorious over Abilene Christian University in their doubles match and individual singles matches. The match was held on March 1 at the...

Ceci Mercier, a senior on the tennis team, takes two singles wins at the George E. Fourmaux Cup Invitational that closed the team’s fall season. With five years on the team, Mercier entered a leadership position as the team captain. She began practicing the sport full time at 12 years old and later moved from Uruguay to continue competing at the university.

Reflections by a team captain from Uruguay

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter February 27, 2019

Ceci Mercier, five-year student-athlete and tennis team captain, started her last semester on the university’s tennis team this spring. Jason Hayes, head coach of tennis, discussed Mercier’s time...

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

Lions prepare for the 2019 spring season

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...

The Lady Lions tennis team finished 5th in the George E. Fourmaux Fed Cup Invitational.

Tennis finishes fall season

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor October 28, 2018

The Lady Lions tennis team finished the fall season by placing 5th in the George E. Fourmaux Fed Cup Invitational. The university hosted seven other universities from Oct. 26-28 to compete in a series...

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