Four runners earn Capital One Academic All-District distinction
May 22, 2015
Four Saint Leo student-athletes were named to the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-District Men's & Women's Track & Field/Cross Country Teams selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The CoSIDA office announced Friday that Niclas Bez and Valentin Lenz received recognition on the men's team while Colett Rampf and Jelena Tancic highlighted the women's team.[read more]
May 21, 2015
After 90 holes of golf at Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover, N.C., the Saint Leo men's golf season comes to an end. The Lions magical run in the NCAA Division II Men's Golf Championship ended in the semifinals Thursday evening. Saint Leo fought its Sunshine State Conference foe for a spot in the finals, but came up short in a 4-1 loss in medal match play.[read more]
May 21, 2015 | Women's Basketball West to hold motivational speech and skills clinicLions head coach Missy West will host both a motivational speech about what it takes to be a college athlete as well as a skills clinic in her hometown of Malone, N.Y.
May 20, 2015 | Men's Golf Lions advance to Medal Match Play at NCAA ChampionshipsSaint Leo carded a six-over par 290 in the third and final round of stroke play at the NCAA Division II Men's Golf Championships on Wednesday to tie for third place after 54-holes of competition. The Lions earn the No. 4 seed in match play on the par-71, 7,021-yard Rock Barn Golf & Spa Jones Course.
May 19, 2015 | Men's Golf Moving Day: Lions jump to second place at NCAA ChampionshipsThe No. 7 Saint Leo men's golf team jumped to second place at the 2015 NCAA Division II Men's Golf Championship after carding a second round score of 6-under par 278. As a result, the Lions are currently Even par 568 (290-278) after 36 holes and are just one stroke shy of the leader USC-Aiken heading into Wednesday's third and final round of stroke play.
May 18, 2015 | Men's Golf Men's Golf in ninth after day one of 2015 NCAA ChampionshipThe Saint Leo men's golf team fought its way through the opening round of the 2015 NCAA Division II Men's Golf Championship, finishing with a 6-over par 290 on Monday afternoon. The Lions will enter the second round in ninth position overall.
May 14, 2015 | Men's Golf Lions ready for 2015 NCAA Men's Golf ChampionshipThe 2015 Saint Leo University men's golf team has already written itself in to the record books, but the story isn't over yet as five golfers will travel to Conover, N.C. for the final rounds of the season. Head coach Chris Greenwood as put together a lineup that has collected nine individual top-10 finishes throughout the season.
May 15, 2015 | Men's Track USTFCCCA recognizes four Lions as South All-RegionFour members of the Saint Leo men's and women's track teams were recognized by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as South All-Region honorees Monday. Herns Agyemang-Duah, Valentin Lenz and Rafal Matuszczak earned spots on the men's list while Collet Rampf represented Saint leo on the women's list.
May 6, 2015 | Men's Golf Men's Golf punches ticket to 2015 NCAA FinalsThe Saint Leo men's golf team advanced to the 2015 Division II Men's Golf Championship thanks to a fifth place finish Wednesday. The Lions combined for a third round 293 and remained in position to advance as one of six teams from the South & Southeast Regional. James Jessop led the Lions and tied for fourth after an amazing final round score and personal low score of 68.
May 6, 2015 | Softball Six Lions named to All-SSC softball squadThree Lions earned First Team spots as Adriana Sanders, Angela Kafalas and Tiffany Thompson were named to the top SS squad while McKenzie Burns, Alana Tabel and Michelle George added Second Team honors as announced by the conference office.
May 5, 2015 | Men's Golf Men's Golf moves to fifth place in NCAA RegionalThe Saint Leo men's golf team enters Wednesday's final round of the NCAA South/Southeast Regional in fifth place. The Lions dropped eight strokes off Monday's total on the par-72, 7,098 yard Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club.
May 4, 2015 | Men's Golf Lions in contention to advance to NCAA FinalsThe Saint Leo men's golf team currently falls in a tie for sixth place after the first round of the 2015 Division II Men's Golf Regional Championship. Saint Leo is hosting the super regional at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club in Dade City, Fla.
May 3, 2015 | Women's Tennis Barry sweeps Saint Leo in South Region finalThe No. 6 women's tennis team fell 5-0 to the No. 2 Buccaneers on Sunday to conclude its season 19-6 after reaching the postseason for the fourth consecutive year.
May 2, 2015 | Women's Tennis Lions sweep Stillman to advance to regional finalThe No. 6 Saint Leo women's tennis team cruised to a 5-0 win over Stillman College to earn a spot in the South Region Final. Katherine Zaatini clinched the win with a singles sweep to lead the Lions to victory.
May 2, 2015 | Men's Tennis Lions extinguish Blazers in 5-3 South Regional winThe No. 5 Saint Leo men's tennis squad ousted No. 9 Valdosta State by a 5-3 score to advance to the South Region Final against Barry University. Oskar Nurmio gave the Lions a 4-3 advantage with a crucial singles victory, Saturday.
May 1, 2015 | Women's Golf Women’s golf prepares for NCAA RegionalThe Saint Leo women's golf team has been to five NCAA Regionals over the last six seasons, but three Lions will be playing in their first NCAA post-season event this weekend at the South Super Regional.
May 1, 2015 | Men's Tennis Lions place three on All-SSC men's tennis teamJunior Alex Theiler earned a both a First Team singles honor as well as picking up a First Team doubles award in tandem with Bruno Sisit. Junior Guillaume Vanelven garnered a Second Team nod for the Green and Gold.
May 1, 2015 | Women's Tennis Women's tennis earns a trio of All-SSC honorsSophomore Isabella Robbiani was named to the All-Sunshine State Conference First Team for singles while senior Maria Benkirane earned a spot on the Second Team. The doubles duo picked up All-SSC Second Team honors in tandem play as announced Friday by the conference office.
April 30, 2015 | General News Lions open NCAA South Regional at BarryThe No. 5 men's tennis team opens postseason play with a top-10 matchup against No. 9 Valdosta State on Saturday at 9 a.m. while the No. 6 women's squad meets Stillman College at 12 p.m. following the first matchup.
April 28, 2015 | Men's Tennis Men's tennis earns South Region bidThe Saint Leo men's tennis team earned a No. 4 seed in the NCAA Division II tournament, facing Gulf South Conference program Valdosta State in the opening round of play.
April 28, 2015 | Men's Golf Savoie named SSC Second TeamJunior Joey Savoie was named Second Team All-Sunshine State Conference the Conference office announced Tuesday. Savoie led the Lions to a sixth place SSC Tournament finish and helped the squad earn a bid to the 2015 NCAA Regional Bid.
April 28, 2015 | Women's Lacrosse Five named All-SSC women’s lax, Minneci on First TeamChristina Minneci tabbed with First Team honors on the first All-SSC women's lacrosse team, while Abbie Ross, Amanda Coppolo, Kelsey Burns, and Allie Sheftall earn spots on Second Team.
April 25, 2015 | Softball Lions' streak continues in shutout sweepThe Saint Leo softball squad sets the Saint Leo record for consecutive scoreless innings with its doubleheader sweep of Florida Southern College on Saturday.
April 24, 2015 | Men's Tennis Men's tennis falls in SSC semifinalsThe Lions dropped a 5-2 postseason contest to the No. 9 Fighting Knights on Friday evening at the Saint Leo Tennis Complex. Despite the outcome, junior Alex Theiler outdueled No. 11 ranked Daniel Riggs in consecutive sets while picking up a win in tandem play.
April 24, 2015 | Men's Track Rampf all but punches ticket to NCAA Outdoor ChampionshipThe best of the best raced Friday night at the elite Gina Relays Saturday and the level of competition raised Saint Leo sophomore Colett Rampf to a personal best in the 3000 meters steeple chase. Rampf hit her second provisional mark of 2015, beating her previous time of 10:53.34 by nearly 20 seconds.
April 24, 2015 | Softball Lions extend scoreless-streak with win over MocsThe Saint Leo softball squad shutout Florida Southern to increase its scoreless streak to 36 consecutive innings and five contests that opponents have not scored a run.
April 24, 2015 | Men's Golf Men's golf earns 3rd NCAA Regional BidThe Saint Leo University men's golf team was selected to compete in the 2015 NCAA South/Southeast Regional. The Lions earned the No. 4 seed in the South Region the NCAA announced Friday afternoon. The Super Regional will be hosted by Saint Leo at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club in Dade City, Fla.
April 23, 2015 | Women's Tennis Lions trounce Panthers in SSC quarterfinalsAfter two rain delays, the No. 5 Saint Leo women's tennis team kicked off its 2015 postseason with a 5-0 win over No. 44 Florida Tech on Thursday afternoon.
April 23, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Six Earn SSC Honors, Yonts & Cothron nab First TeamJuniors Dylan Yonts and Will Cothron were named First Team All-Sunshine State Conference on Thursday evening. Chad Marino and Dave Moore earned Second Team All-SSC honors while freshmen Jake Gilmour and Kyle Watkins were selected to the SSC Freshmen Team.
April 23, 2015 | General News Four teams on the road for weekend LedgerBaseball will travel down the street to battle no. 6 Tampa while Softball will close out SSC play at Florida Southern. The men's and women's track teams will compete in a dual meet at Tampa. A select handful of track athletes will travel to Hillsdale, Mich. for the elite Gina Relays hosted by Hillsdale College
April 22, 2015 | General News Saint Leo hosts SSC Tennis ChampionshipsThis week's Lions Ledger features postseason play for both the men's and women's tennis teams as they host the Sunshine State Conference Tennis Championship tournament.
April 20, 2015 | General News Three teams play in midweek action for LedgerMen's tennis travels to West Palm Beach to battle Palm Beach Atlantic while the baseball team hosts Florida Southern. Women's lacrosse welcomes Florida Tech for senior day festivities in the Lions Ledger.
April 20, 2015 | Softball Kafalas earns second SSC Player of the Week awardSenior softball player Angela Kafalas was named the Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season. The offensive player hit 4-for-10 in a series sweep against Lynn, notching her 10th home run of the season.
April 18, 2015 | Softball Lions dominate Lynn in shutout sweepThe Saint Leo softball squad threw 21 scoreless innings in its series against Lynn to take the three game set without allowing a run. The Green and Gold took a 6-0 victory in the first contest of the day before completing the sweep with a 3-0 effort.
April 18, 2015 | Women's Tennis Saint Leo falls to No. 2 BarryThe women's tennis squad fell 9-0 to the Bucs to conclude SSC play on Saturday afternoon.
April 17, 2015 | Women's Tennis No. 5 Lions pave through Tars, 6-0The women's tennis squad rolled the Rollins College Tars by a 6-0 score before weather caused the match to finish early. Sophomore Isabella Robbiani picked up a pair of ranked wins, in doubles and singles to lead the Lions to victory.
April 17, 2015 | Softball Lions blank Fighting Knights on the roadJunior Alana Tabel twirled a 2-0 shutout win over Lynn to improve to 15-5 on the season. The starting pitcher has four shutouts this season while leading the SSC in ERA.
April 17, 2015 | Women's Tennis Women's tennis remains fourth in latest regional rankingThe Saint Leo women's tennis squad is stalwart as the No. 4 team in the South Region with two contests remaining. The Lions will face Rollins College today at 1 p.m. and will meet Barry University on Saturday, April 18 at 11 a.m.
April 15, 2015 | General News Five teams on the road for weekend LedgerWomen's tennis will round out the regular season with a pair of conference contests while softball and men's lacrosse are set to battle Lynn. Baseball will meet Barry on the road while women's lacrosse travels to No. 3 Lindenwood.
April 14, 2015 | Men's Golf Lions place sixth at SSC ChampionshipJoey Savoie paces the Lions on the individual leaderboard, finishing tied for seventh with a 73 in the final round and a 214 (-2) for the tournament.
April 13, 2015 | Women's Golf Women’s golf just six strokes off the pace at SSCsOnly eight strokes separate the top six teams at the 2015 Sunshine State Conference Women's Golf Championship heading into the final day, and the Lions are in the thick of it.
April 13, 2015 | Men's Golf Men's Golf enters final round of SSCs in sixth placeThe Saint Leo men's golf team enters Tuesday's final round of the Sunshine State Conference Championship in sixth place. The Lions shaved three strokes of Sunday's total on the par-72, 7,152 yard RedTail Golf Club.
April 12, 2015 | Women's Golf Women’s golf tied for fifth after day one at SSCsAmanda Jakobsson is tied for fourth and leads the Lions after carding a 73 in Sunday's first round. Play continues Monday with round 2 of the three-day, 54-hole tournament.
April 12, 2015 | Men's Golf Men's golf in sixth place after round one of SSCsThe Saint Leo men's golf team sits in sixth place after the first round of the Sunshine State Conference Men's Golf Championship on Sunday afternoon. The tournament is being played at the RedTail Golf Club in Sorrento, Fla. Sunday's play was the first of the three round, 54-hole tournament.
April 12, 2015 | Women's Lacrosse Women’s lacrosse blanks Shorter, 18-0Saint Leo's shutout win over the Hawks is the first in the program's four-year history, as 12 different players notch goals for the Lions.
April 11, 2015 | Women's Track Four first place finishes highlight UT Ryan McCall InviteThe Saint Leo men's and women's track teams traveled south on I-75 to the University of Tampa Ryan McCall Invite Saturday. The Lions turned in four first place finishes and over 20 top-10 finishes in eight events.
April 11, 2015 | Softball Kafalas and Boggs lead Lions to Senior Day sweepThe Saint Leo softball team swept its three-game set against Eckerd College, taking its Senior Day doubleheader by 8-3 and 6-0 contests, respectively. Seniors Angela Kafalas and Cassie Boggs combined for eight hits and seven RBI on their Saturday twin-bill.
April 11, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Saint Leo notches first SSC win, anchors Tars 12-9The Saint Leo men's lacrosse team picked up its first Sunshine State (SSC) conference win at Rollins College Saturday. The Lions anchored the Tars 12-9, scoring two goals in the final 30 seconds of the game.
April 11, 2015 | General News Saint Leo Golf to open play at SSC TournamentThe Saint Leo men's and women's golf teams will travel to RedTail Golf Club in Sorrento, Fla. for the Sunshine State Conference Tournament hosted by Rollins College.
April 10, 2015 | Softball Saint Leo scorches Eckerd in 11-1 victoryThe Saint Leo softball team sizzled, scoring 11 runs off of 10 hits to take the first contest of the three-game set, Friday evening. Junior Alana Tabel twirled five innings while allowing a lone unearned run for the win.
April 9, 2015 | Women's Tennis Seniors lead No. 5 Lions to sweep of EckerdSenior women's tennis athletes Maria Benkirane and Paula Montoya picked up wins in both doubles and singles play to lead Saint Leo to its third-consecutive SSC victory.
April 8, 2015 | Men's Tennis Lions crush No. 37 Panthers in midweek duelThe No. 5 men's tennis squad outdueled Florida Tech in a 9-0 sweep to improve to 4-1 in the SSC. Egor Panyushkin and Netanel Alcabas kicked off the romp with an 8-1 doubles take-down.
April 8, 2015 | General News Four senior days highlight weekend LedgerMen's and women's tennis kick off senior weekend with a Thursday SSC showdown while baseball and softball host conference opponents for a weekend, senior set. Men's lacrosse travels to Rollins while track competes at Tampa.
April 6, 2015 | Women's Golf Women’s golf places second at Mimosa HillsSaint Leo finished with a two-day total of 602 to finish two strokes behind host Appalachian State. Marie Coors was tied for fourth with a 148.
April 6, 2015 | General News Tennis and women's lacrosse continue SSC actionThe latest Lions Ledger features a pair of home tennis contests against Florida Tech while women's lacrosse is set to play the No. 4 Florida Southern Mocs in conference play.
April 4, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse edged 11-10 by Florida SouthernDylan Yonts and Jake Gilmour combined for five goals against Florida Southern College but it wouldn't be enough as the Mocs topped the Lions 11-10 Saturday evening.
April 4, 2015 | Women's Track Lions complete Embry-Riddle Spikes ClassicThe Saint Leo women's track team competed in two events on the final day of the Embry-Riddle Spikes Classic in Daytona Beach, Fla. Saturday. The Lions turned in six top-20 finishes in the women's 800 meters.
April 3, 2015 | Men's Track Aygemang-Duah hits NCAA provisional mark at Pepsi Florida RelaysOnly a select few make the cut to compete in the Pepsi Florida Relays hosted by the University of Florida, but four Saint Leo standouts received the invitation and competed in the 76th running of the Pepsi Florida Relays Friday.
April 3, 2015 | Women's Track Lions go the distance at Embry-Riddle Spikes ClassicThe Saint Leo men's and women's track teams opened the weekend at the Embry-Riddle Spikes Classic Friday. Colette Rampf had the Lions best finish in the women's 1500 meters. In the meet that features 28 teams, Rampf finished third in the event.
April 3, 2015 | Softball Lions oust No. 16 Rollins in doubleheader sweepSaint Leo trumped the Tars to take the three-game set 2-1. The Green and Gold won the first contest by a 4-2 final score before completing the twin-bill sweep behind a 4-1 victory. Senior Angela Kafalas hit the game-winning home run in the second matchup of the day, launching a three-run shot over the scoreboard.
April 2, 2015 | Softball Lions fall to No. 16 Tars to open seriesRollins College scored seven runs to take the first contest of the three-game set. Tiffany Thompson was the lone Lion batter to tally multiple hits against the Tars ace.
April 1, 2015 | Women's Tennis Lions fool No. 45 Tampa in midweek showdownThe No. 5 Saint Leo women's tennis squad took its April Fool's Day matchup over the Spartans by a 7-2 final score. Marine Beugre-Guyot concluded with an 8-2 doubles romp before sweeping her matchup in singles play in straight-sets.
March 31, 2015 | Men's Golf Lions place 12th at Buccaneer InvitationalThe Saint Leo men's golf team carded a 304 (+20) to wrap up a 12th place performance at the Buccaneer Invitational. Trevor Joseph led the charge, dipping to a 73 in the final round, his best score of the tournament.
March 31, 2015 | General News Four teams at home for latest LedgerBaseball and softball welcome ranked SSC foes while both men's and women's lacrosse compete in conference games. Women's tennis heads to Tampa for a Wednesday contest while track and women's golf head north.
March 30, 2015 | Men's Golf Saint Leo lies ninth at Buccaneer InvitationalThe Saint Leo men's golf team completed the first and second round of the Buccaneer Invitational 29-over par Monday. The Lions battled six top-20 teams in the 17-team field at the Normandy Shores Golf Club in Miami Beach, Fla.
March 29, 2015 | Softball Lions drop Sunday matchup to PanthersSenior McKenzie Burns continues to solidify her name in the Saint Leo record books, adding a pair of hits to move to fifth all-time in program history.
March 28, 2015 | Baseball Baseball takes two off Rollins, 5-1 and 2-1A solid pitching performance from Liam O'Sullivan (pictured) in game two allows the Lions to complete a twinbill sweep over the Tars for two SSC road wins.
March 28, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Lions run out of time against no. 9 TampaThe Saint Leo men's lacrosse team outscored no. 9 Tampa 5-4 in the final two periods of Saturday's contest, but it wasn't enough for the Lions to overcome a 6-4 halftime deficit at University Turf Stadium.
March 27, 2015 | Women's Track Rampf hits NCAA provisional mark at Raleigh RelaysIn what seemed like a marathon day, Collette Rampf raced against some of the best Division I competition, and finished 10th in the 3000 meter steeple chase. At 5:55 pm Friday evening, Rampf finished second in the second heat of the 3000 meter steeple chase, in 10:53.34, a provisional NCAA qualifying time in the event.
March 26, 2015 | General News Men's lacrosse hosts rival in weekend LedgerSaint Leo hosts No. 9 Tampa for a Saturday SSC bout while baseball and softball are on the road for more conference play. Women's tennis hosts a ranked foe while men's golf and track are away.
March 25, 2015 | Women's Tennis Women's tennis named No. 5 in latest ITA rankingThe Saint Leo women's tennis team drops two spots in the latest ITA rankings release, announced Wednesday. Isabella Robbiani was the lone Lions athlete to earn a singles ranking, entering at No. 14.
March 24, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Lions run past Adams State, 16-6Saint Leo posted its second win in as many games Tuesday night at University Turf Stadium. The Lions downed Adams State 16-6 in their final non conference game of 2015.
March 21, 2015 | Baseball Saint Leo stumps Eckerd in series sweepThe Lions baseball squad finished its series against the Tritons with a pair of Saturday wins. Saint Leo took the first game by a 4-1 final tally before completing the twin-bill with a 10-2 romp.
March 21, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse pulls away for 13-4 win at WingateThe Saint Leo men's lacrosse team outscored host Wingate by an 8-0 margin in the second and third quarters to rally from a 2-1 deficit and defeat the Bulldogs 13-4 Saturday at Irwin Belk Stadium.
March 21, 2015 | Softball Lions cruise past Sharks in doubleheader sweepThe Saint Leo softball team swept its Saturday twin-bill to take the series against Nova Southeastern, 2-1. Junior Alana Tabel pitched her third complete-game shutout to earn her 12th win of the season.
March 20, 2015 | Women's Track Saint Leo track continues to shine at USFThe Saint Leo men's and women's track teams returned to USF Track & Field Stadium for the USF Bulls Invitational Thursday and Friday. The Lions picked up right where they left off and picked up eight top-10 finishes, including four in the men's 1500 meters.
March 19, 2015 | Women's Tennis Women's tennis rolls No. 18 Mustangs, 5-2The No. 3 women's tennis squad defeated Midwestern State by a 5-2 final score to conclude its spring break series in Pensacola, Fla.
March 19, 2015 | General News Another packed spring weekend on the LedgerWomen's lacrosse hosts Lenoir-Rhyne Friday before tennis takes on NYIT in a pair of Saturday matches. Baseball and Softball continue SSC action on the road.
March 18, 2015 | Softball Lions skewer Sailfish in doubleheader sweepThe Saint Leo pitching staff dominated PBA, limiting the Sailfish to a lone unearned run across 18 innings of play. Senior Ashley Ehlers tossed a one-hit shutout in the second game as the Green and Gold roll to 26 wins on the season.
March 18, 2015 | Men's Tennis Lions drop midweek match to top-ranked UWFThe No. 8 men's tennis squad fell to the No. 1 Argonauts in a close 5-4 match. West Florida swept doubles play, proving to be the deciding factor of the match.
March 18, 2015 | Women's Tennis Argos edge Lions in 5-4 showdownNo. 7 West Florida defeated the visiting No. 3 Lions 5-4 as the match came down to the final court to decide the winner.
March 18, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Second half comeback not enough for Men's LacrosseThe Saint Leo men's lacrosse team trailed Pfeiffer 6-3 at halftime, but outscored the Falcons in the second half 6-5. It wasn't enough for a comeback in Misenheimer, N.C. as Pfeiffer held on for an 11-9 win at NE Lefko Field.
March 18, 2015 | Women's Lacrosse Women's Lacrosse falls at no. 10 LimestoneThe Saint Leo women's lacrosse team stumbled Wednesday afternoon against No. 10 Limestone College. The Lions snapped their four-game winstreak in a 19-3 road loss to the Saints. Abbie Ross scored all three goals for the Green and Gold at Saints Field in Gaffney, S.C.
March 17, 2015 | Men's Golf Saint Leo finishes third at Bobcat InvitationalRyan Gendron fired an even-par 70 and finished with a 54-hole total of 214 (+4) to lead the Lions in the final round Tuesday. Trevor Joseph snagged a piece of seventh place at four-over par for the tournament. The pair led Saint Leo to a third place finish at the 2015 Bobcat Invitational on the Par 70, 6,730-yard Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee course.
March 17, 2015 | Women's Golf Two Lions notch top-20 finishes at Lady Bucs InvitationalA pair of Saint Leo women's golfers, Amanda Jakobsson and Clare Connolly, earned top-20 status in the Lady Bucs Invitational. Jakobsson and Connolly completed the 54-hole event at six-over and nine-over respectively. Saint Leo came out in sixth place in the final team standings.
March 10, 2015 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer releases spring scheduleMen's soccer head coach Keith Fulk released three home spring soccer games Tuesday, highlighted by a contest against the U-17 United States Men's National Team. The Lions will also host the University of South Florida and its annual Alumni Game in April.
March 16, 2015 | Men's Golf Men's Golf jumps to second place after 36-holesNo. 6 Saint Leo men's golf jumped three places between the first and second rounds of the Bobcat Invitational Monday. The Lions trail top-ranked Nova Southeastern by eight strokes after 36-holes at the par 70, 6,730 yards Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee Golf Club.
March 16, 2015 | Women's Golf Saint Leo in fifth at Lady Bucs InvitationalThe Saint Leo women's golf team posted rounds of 305 and 302 on Day One of the Lady Bucs Invitational, placing the Lions fifth heading into Tuesday's final round. Amanda Jakobsson was Saint Leo's top individual performer with tallies of 74-71 (+1) for seventh place.
March 16, 2015 | Men's Tennis Saint Leo bests #20 Bobcats in 6-3 take-downThe No. 8 Lions defeated Georgia College 6-3 to begin its spring break slate. Egor Panyushkin defeated No. 22 Yannick Hass in the top singles matchup, setting the tone for a dominant singles round.
March 16, 2015 | Women's Tennis Lions battle past #26 BobcatsThe No. 3 Saint Leo women's tennis squad defeated Georgia College 7-2 in a neutral site contest. Pauline Helgesson clinched the victory for the Lions to improve their record to 10-2.
March 16, 2015 | Women's Lacrosse Women's lacrosse scores program best 19 goals at NewberryThe Saint Leo women's lacrosse team remained perfect against Newberry College Monday afternoon in the first of a two-game road swing for the Lions. Saint Leo scored a 19 goals in the effort, tying a program record. The Lions extended their win streak to four thanks to a 19-7 victory in their first road game of the season.
March 16, 2015 | Softball Angela Kafalas named SSC Player of the WeekSenior slugger Angela Kafalas was named Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week after notching 12 hits and 12 RBI while scoring nine runs. The offensive player hit six home runs during the 10-game week.
March 16, 2015 | General News Seven teams hit the road for Monday LedgerMen's and women's golf both meet tough competition on the road while both tennis programs head to Pensacola, Fla. for a trio of spring break matchups. Lacrosse also in action for a busy road set while softball meets familiar foe PBA.
March 15, 2015 | Softball Ehlers aids Lions' winning waysThe Saint Leo softball team picked up its fourth doubleheader sweep of the week as Ashley Ehlers notched wins against both No.14 Caldwell and Queens on Sunday.
March 14, 2015 | Softball Saint Leo softball sweeps Saturday twinbillThe Lions wreaked havoc on opposing pitching, scoring 22 runs between the two games. Saint Leo bested No. 11 LIU-Post by a 14-1 margin before an 8-1 win over Dominican in the nightcap.
March 14, 2015 | Men's Tennis Men's tennis battles Avengers to a 7-2 victoryThe Lions defeated the No. 1 ranked junior college on Saturday afternoon, winning by a 7-2 final score. Egor Panyushkin and Netanel Alcabas battled from a 6-1 deficit in doubles action to emerge with a 9-8(8-6) comeback win.
March 14, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Panthers too technical for men's lacrosseThe Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team had an incredible second half, but it wasn’t enough to close the gap in Saturday’s Sunshine State Conference (SSC) match-up. Florida Tech escaped with a 13-11 victory at University Turf Stadium.
March 13, 2015 | Women's Lacrosse Women's Lacrosse upsets no. 19 Belmont AbbeyNo. 19 Belmont Abbey proved to be no match for the Saint Leo women's lacrosse team Friday night. The Lions devoured Abbey 10-6 in Friday's crusade.
March 13, 2015 | Men's Track Lions shine at USF InvitationalThe Saint Leo men's and women's track teams had strong showings at the 2015 University of South Florida Outdoor Track & Field Invitational Friday. In the Lions first outing under the sun Colette Rampf, Carl Dunne, Haley Roussell, Lauren Csubak, Rafal Matuszczak and Valentin Lenz each turned in top-five performances.
March 12, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Lions pounce early and often and roll over Lees-McRaeThe Saint Leo men's lacrosse team ousted visiting Lees-McRae Thursday night thanks to a dominating team effort. 10 different Lions scored in the 17-8 effort, led by junior Dylan Yonts with seven points (5 goals, 2 assists) and freshman Jake Gilmour with six (1 goal, five assists).
March 12, 2015 | Men's Tennis #8 Lions roll through #13 Tars, 6-3Saint Leo paved a 6-3 win over the hosting Rollins College Tars on Thursday afternoon. The Lions improve to 9-3 on the season with a 3-1 tally in conference contests.
March 11, 2015 | Women's Tennis Lions trump No. 1 NAIA GrizzliesThe Saint Leo women's tennis team won a lightning-shortened match against the top-ranked NAIA program in the country.
March 11, 2015 | Softball Lions squash Yellow Jackets in doubleheader sweepThe Saint Leo offense unloaded 21 hits and 17 runs in its two-game sweep of the American International. Senior Angela Kafalas padded her home run lead with two solo shots while Michelle George drove in four RBI on the day.
March 10, 2015 | Baseball Lions put the hammer to Slippery Rock, 24-2Saint Leo pounds out 21 hits versus The Rock, with Alex Mata belting a pair of home runs and Dylan Harris extending his hitting streak to 19 games.
March 10, 2015 | Softball Lions split Tuesday twinbill with Lock HavenThe Saint Leo softball team battled to a 2-0 win in the first contest before the Bald Eagles earned a 1-0 win to split the doubleheader. Offensive player Angela Kafalas hit her team-best third home run of the season in the first game of the evening.
March 10, 2015 | Men's Golf No. 7 Lions take crown at Southeastern CollegiateThe Saint Leo men's golf team finished on top at the 2015 Southeastern Collegiate Tournament hosted by Valdosta State University at the Kinderlou Forest Golf Club. The no. 7 Lions defeated three top-10 teams in the 54-hole tournament. Saint Leo won by a wide nine-stroke margin for its first tournament crown of the 2015 season.
March 9, 2015 | Men's Golf Savoie and Lions lead Southeastern Collegiate Field18 birdies and two eagles pushed the Lions up four positions on the team leaderboard Monday at the Southeastern Collegiate Tournament at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club. Led by sophomore Joey Savoie, the Lions lead the 18-team field by nine strokes.
March 9, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Cothron named SSC Defensive Player of the WeekSaint Leo men's lacrosse faceoff specialist Will Cothron was named Sunshine State Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season. The junior helped the Lions to a 2-1 week, including an 8-7 upset of #10 Mount Olive.
March 9, 2015 | General News Six teams in action for latest LedgerSoftball hosts a pair of midweek doubleheaders while women's lacrosse welcomes both Bloomsburg and Merrimack. Tennis is set to host the top-ranked NAIA program in Georgia Gwinnett before men's lacrosse plays Lees-McRae at home.
March 8, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Third quarter rally snaps men's lacrosse win streakThe Saint Leo men's lacrosse team had its two-game win streak snapped by No. 12 Mercy College Sunday afternoon. The Lions held a 7-3 halftime advantage, but the Mavericks outscored the Green & Gold 6-1 in the third quarter for the come from behind win.
March 8, 2015 | Men's Tennis Lions pick up a pair of Sunday winsThe Saint Leo men's tennis squad swept its Sunday twinbill by defeating Merrimack 9-0 and then battling #27 Southern Indiana to a 7-2 victory.
March 8, 2015 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Tied for fifth after 18 holes at Southeastern CollegiateThe Saint Leo men's golf team sits in fifth place through 18 holes at the First Federal Southeastern Collegiate Tournament hosted by Valdosta State University. The Lions shot a team 292 (+4) on the par 72, 7,311 yard course at Kinderlou Forest.
March 7, 2015 | Softball Lions take series against Tampa after Saturday splitThe Saint Leo softball team served up a 17-run romp in the first game of the day before Tampa rebounded with a 3-2 win in the second contest. The Lions took the series 2-1 over the rival Spartans.
March 5, 2015 | General News 13 home contests highlight packed weekend for the LionsThe latest Lions Ledger features a pair of SSC series for baseball and softball while men's and women's lacrosse hosts a Friday doubleheader. Both Tennis squads play Sunday for a busy weekend on campus.
March 4, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse upsets No. 10 Mount Olive in Home-OpenerFreshman Jay Calcagno scored with 10 minutes left in the fourth quarter to lift Saint Leo to an 8-7 victory over No. 10 Mount Olive Wednesday night at University Turf Stadium, ending the pairs third meeting in thrilling fashion.
March 4, 2015 | Men's Basketball Foxx named Honorable Mention All-SSCSaint Leo senior forward Ron Foxx, among the SSC's top scorers and free throw shooters, earns a spot on the All-Sunshine State Conference squad.
March 3, 2015 | Men's Tennis Lions oust No. 4 Concordia 6-3 in Tuesday showdownThe No. 8 men's tennis team defeated the No. 4 Clippers in a neutral site contest on Tuesday afternoon. Jacobo Gonzalez-Tarrio clinched the match with a sweep on the sixth court.
March 2, 2015 | General News Midweek Lacrosse doubleheader featured in Lions LedgerBoth Lacrosse teams host Wednesday contests while baseball welcomes St. Anselm College, Tuesday. Men's tennis will duel No. 4 Concordia (N.Y.) on the road as women's golf will play at the Lady Pirate Invite.
February 27, 2015 | Women's Tennis Women's tennis set to host Sharks in SSC actionThe Saint Leo women's tennis team will put its undefeated conference record to the test against Nova Southeastern. Both teams have yet to lose a conference contest this season.
February 26, 2015 | Baseball Lions topple Omaha for 16th winSenior Tyrone Miller picked up his third save of the season, tossing three shutout innings while sending four batters down on strikes. The Lions defeated the Mavericks 4-3 to earn the program's 16th victory of the season.
February 26, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Two Purple Hearts, One ReunionIn a reunion that was orchestrated by Saint Leo University Veterans Student Services and Saint Leo men’s lacrosse, two Purple Heart recipients shook hands with mutual respect and admiration for the first time in over three years.
February 25, 2015 | Men's Basketball Girten fuels the Saint Leo comeback win over EckerdSenior Cale Girten shot 100% (7-for7) from three-point territory to lead the Lions to a SSC win over Eckerd. The Green and Gold concluded with a 67-63 win over the hosting Tritons.
February 25, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lions drop road contest at EckerdThe women's basketball team took a tough loss at the hands of the Tritons, as Eckerd took a 79-55 decision on Wednesday evening. Sophomore Aaliyah Ramirez turned a career-best scoring effort, netting 17 points for the Lions.
February 24, 2015 | Baseball Lions ground Eagles 6-4 in Tuesday matchupSophomore Troy Sieber blasted his team-leading seventh home run of the season while senior Tyrone Miller induced a bases-loaded double-play to preserve the 6-4 win over Embry-Riddle.
February 24, 2015 | Men's Golf Lions improve to fourth place in Pirate InvitationalThe Saint Leo men's golf team placed fourth out of 15 teams with a final round score of 305 at the Armstrong Pirate Invitational hosted by Armstrong State at the Savannah Quarters Country Club.
February 24, 2015 | General News Sunshine State Conference, ESPN3 Announce AgreementThe Sunshine State Conference announces a rights agreement for live tournament coverage on ESPN3 set to begin with the 2015 SSC men’s and women’s basketball championships, which will be held on Sunday, March 8th at the Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee, Florida.
February 23, 2015 | Men's Golf Lions sit 6th place at Armstrong Pirate InvitationalThe Saint Leo men's golf team will enter the final round of the Armstrong Pirate Invitational in 6th place after posting team scores of 293 and 287 on day one. Final round tee times for Saint Leo start at 8:45 am on Tuesday.
February 23, 2015 | General News A trio of home tennis contests featured in LedgerTennis will battle the No. 2 NAIA team in the nation while baseball will play three games in three days. Basketball is on the road to round out the mid-week slate.
February 23, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse to host Wounded Warrior GameThe Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team will host No. 2 LIU Post for a special Wounded Warriors event Friday, Feb. 27. In their first Wounded Warrior Game, the Lions will join the 2014 NCAA runner-up and honor our nations bravest at 7:30 pm at St. Augustine High School.
February 22, 2015 | Softball Lions pummel Bearcats in doubleheader sweepThe Saint Leo softball squad outscored McKendree University 18-1 between the two contests, ending the first game 11-0 before taking the second bout 7-1.
February 20, 2015 | Women's Tennis No. 3 Saint Leo sails past PBA 9-0Women's tennis picked up a clean sweep of the hosting Sailfish, Friday evening to improve to 4-1 on the season.
February 20, 2015 | Softball Lions, Tigers and Ehlers, Oh My!Saint Leo senior Ashley Ehlers no-hit the Tigers of Stillman College as the Lions surged to a 13-0 win. Michelle George was 4-for-4 with four RBI in the five inning masterpiece.
February 18, 2015 | Men's Basketball Childs' career night not enough against TampaThe Saint Leo men's basketball team dropped a 65-57 decision to Tampa Wednesday night at the Marion Bowman Activities Center. The Lions were led by Ron Foxx with 18 points, but freshman Johnathan Childs had a career night with 12 points, five rebounds and two assists.
February 18, 2015 | Women's Lacrosse Women's Lacrosse falls short to Roberts WesleyanSenior Christina Menneci led the Lions with three points on three goals, but Saint Leo fell short to visiting Roberts Wesleyan 9-8 in double overtime Wednesday at University Turf Stadium.
February 17, 2015 | Women's Golf Women's Golf finishes 10th at Lady Moc ClassicLed by Marie Coors, the Saint Leo women's golf team completed the 17th edition of the Lady Moc Classic Tuesday on the par 72, 6,085 yard Grasslands Golf and Country Club in Lakeland, Fla. The Lions finished 10th overall in the team standings.
February 16, 2015 | Women's Golf Women's Golf turns in 36 holes at Lady Moc ClassicThe Saint Leo women's golf team played 36-holes of the 17th annual Lady Moc Classic on Monday at the par-72, 6,085 yard Grasslands Golf and Country Club in Lakeland, Fla. The Lions sit in 11th place heading into the final round of the 18 team tournament.
February 16, 2015 | General News Five teams in action for latest LedgerBaseball hosts Southeastern on Tuesday before a packed Wednesday features men's and women's hoops welcoming Tampa and women's lacrosse at home against Roberts Wesleyan.
February 16, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Cothron earns SSC Defensive Player of the WeekFace-off specialist Will Cothron (Jr., Ocala, Fla.) of Saint Leo University was named the Sunshine State (SSC) Men’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week. Cothron was selected SSC Athlete of the Week from a pool of nominees for their performances during the week of February 9-15.
February 15, 2015 | Men's Tennis Men's tennis earns first program victory over LynnThe Saint Leo men's squad edged No. 7 Lynn by a 5-4 tally that came down to the final match. Bruno Sisti concluded the day with a doubles win and a singles victory to aid the program's first-ever win against the Fighting Knights
February 15, 2015 | Women's Tennis Lions stave off No. 5 LynnThe women's tennis team defeated Lynn University 6-3 on Sunday. Sophomore Isabella Robbiani handed No. 1 ranked Valentine Confalonieri her first loss in two years to lead the Lions to a crucial conference win.
February 14, 2015 | Women's Basketball Women's hoops roll to a 67-62 victory over LynnThe Saint Leo women's basketball team picked up a crucial SSC win on the road against Lynn University. Guard Chachi Guzman led the way, tallying 30 points in the 67-62 victory.
February 14, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse Charms Coker in Season OpenerSaint Leo men's lacrosse began the 2015 campaign with a dominating 14-9 victory over host Coker College in both teams season opener Saturday. At Byerly Field, eight different players scored goals for the Green and Gold to lead Saint Leo to its first opening win since 2012.
February 12, 2015 | General News Four Lions' home openers highlight weekend LedgerThe Lions' women's lacrosse, softball and both tennis teams open at home this weekend. Basketball heads to Boca Raton, Fla. while men's lacrosse begins its season on the road at Coker.
February 10, 2015 | Men's Golf Lions complete Classic in eighth placeSaint Leo junior Liam Ainsworth shot a combined 148 in Tuesday's second and third round at the Matlock Collegiate Classic, leading the Lions to a eighth place team finish in the 15-team event.
February 10, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lions look to upset Mocs on the roadIt was a crushing 81-80 Saint Leo defeat last time these teams met, but now, the Lions want to return the favor.
February 7, 2015 | Men's Basketball Lions men's basketball triumphs over RollinsThe Saint Leo men’s basketball team ran away from Rollins in the second half of Saturday’s game to claim a 69-58 victory. The win snapped the Lions four-game losing streak just in time for a two-game road swing.
February 7, 2015 | Softball Lions softball takes two at Eckerd InviteSaint Leo swept the second day in Clearwater, Fla., as senior Cassie Boggs blasted five doubles between the two contests and hit a dominating 6-for-7 with three RBI and two runs scored.
February 6, 2015 | Softball Saint Leo softball splits day one of Eckerd InviteThe Lions picked up a 4-1 win in the nightcap of the doubleheader, as freshman Samantha Tyler threw seven innings while also hitting a RBI single. Tyler finished with nine strikeouts and surrendered just two hits.
February 6, 2015 | Men's Tennis Saint Leo men's tennis opens season in dominant fashionThe Saint Leo men's tennis team faced Coastal Georgia in the first match-up of the 2015 season. The Lions came away with an 8-1 road victory in Brunswick, Ga. The win marks the third consecutive season the Green and Gold have opened the season with a win.
February 5, 2015 | General News Eight teams in action for packed weekendThe latest Lions Ledger features four season openers for Saint Leo tennis and golf. Both basketball teams and baseball will host home events while softball heads to Clearwater, Fla. for tournament play.
February 4, 2015 | Women's Basketball Saint Leo women's basketball suffers road setbackThe Saint Leo University women’s basketball team suffered an 87-71 road loss at the hands of Florida Tech Wednesday night. Chachi Guzman and Mary Redmond combined for 34 points in the Lions effort.
February 1, 2015 | Softball Lions raze Flagler in doubleheader sweepSaint Leo softball starts the season 2-0 after taking both contests on the road against the Saints. The Lions won first game 13-3 (6 innings) and then earned the sweep behind a 2-1 victory.
January 31, 2015 | Women's Basketball Saint Leo women's basketball edges BarryThe Saint Leo women’s basketball team edged visiting Barry University 59-54 Saturday afternoon in the Marion Bowman Athletic Center. Kinnara Lewis posted 13 of her 21 points in the second half to fend off a surging Barry offense.
January 29, 2015 | General News Lions in for a busy weekend in latest LedgerBoth baseball and softball kick-off the spring season while basketball begins the second round of SSC action. Swimming is set to host Rollins for senior day.
January 28, 2015 | Men's Basketball Lions fall 70-60 on the road against the SharksSaint Leo concludes the first round of conference play with a loss to Nova Southeastern. Forward Cale Girten scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds in the conference loss.
January 26, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse John Ortolani Announced as Assistant Men’s Lacrosse CoachSaint Leo University men's lacrosse head coach Brad Jorgensen and the Department of Athletics have announced the hiring of John Ortolani as the team’s second assistant coach. In its second season in the Sunshine State Conference, Ortolani’s professional career will be a large asset to the program seeking its first SSC title and a berth to the NCAA Championships.
January 23, 2015 | Women's Track Saint Leo track opens season at Jimmy Carnes InvitationalIn the first test of the 2015 track season, the Lions raced their way to seven top-10 finishes in nine events at the Jimmy Carnes Invitational. The Saint Leo men dominated the 3000-meter event, placing three in the top-10 while the women placed four different athletes the top-10 in three events.
January 21, 2015 | Women's Basketball Jackson posts seventh double-double in loss to EckerdSenior Melissa Jackson scored 11 points and grabbed 10 boards to chart her conference-leading seventh double-double of the year. Saint Leo was unable to defeat Eckerd, losing 52-45 on Wednesday evening.
January 16, 2015 | General News Four teams in action for latest Lions LedgerSaint Leo swimming travels to Florida Tech while women's basketball hosts Lynn. The Saint Leo men's team will play Sunday for the first televised game in school history.
January 7, 2015 | Men's Basketball Randall subject of Q&A with HoopCoaches.comBasketball coaching website interviews Saint Leo's head men's basketball coach and learns a little more about the career journey that brought him to central Florida.
January 6, 2015 | General News Lions to host FSC in midweek basketball actionThis week's Lions Ledger features two Wednesday night matchups against the Mocs. The Saint Leo women play at 5:30 p.m. while the men follow with a 7:30 p.m. contest.
January 5, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Will Cothron named Preseason All-AmericanSaint Leo men's lacrosse junior Will Cothron was named a 2015 Face-off Yearbook DII Preseason second team All-American. Cothron is one of five Sunshine State Conference members to be named to the list which was released Monday.
December 18, 2014 | General News Busy weekend for Saint Leo basketball on the LedgerBoth Lions basketball teams will play a pair of contests this weekend with the men hosting Limestone and Evangel while the women will travel to Boca Raton, Fla. to play Benedict and Johnson C. Smith.
December 13, 2014 | Women's Basketball Sailfish tackle Lions in regional showdownThe Saint Leo women's basketball team was unable to match the offense of the Sailfish, dropping its third contest of the season 76-63.
December 11, 2014 | Men's Lacrosse Lions No. 15 in 2015 Inside Lacrosse Face-off YearbookAfter the inaugural season of Sunshine State Conference (SSC) men’s lacrosse, the Saint Leo Lions earned a No. 15 national ranking in the Inside Lacrosse Face-Off Yearbook 2015
December 8, 2014 | General News Saint Leo swimming sweeps SSC weekly awardsFreshman tandem Daniel Bis and Natalia Garriock took home their respective Player of the Week award for their performances at the SCAD Invite.
December 5, 2014 | Women's Soccer Kabangu named to NSCAA All-America squadSaint Leo sophomore forward is a Third Team selection for the second year in a row, and one of only three SSC athletes to be honored.
November 28, 2014 | Women's Basketball Penmen generate 80-60 win over LionsSouthern New Hampshire’s second-half offense surged the victory over Saint Leo at the Eckerd College Thanksgiving Classic, Friday.
November 20, 2014 | Women's Basketball Guzman nets 22 as Lions douse the FireFive Saint Leo players finish in double digits as women's hoops improves its record to 3-0. The Lions now have a week to prepare for the Eckerd Thanksgiving Classic.