Sieber selected by Houston in MLB DraftSaint Leo junior first baseman Troy Sieber was the 24th round selection of the Houston Astros in the 2016 MLB Draft. He is the fifth player drafted under the tutelage of fourth-year Head Coach Sean O'Connor.Full Story
Baseball's Sieber, Mata honored by ABCAThe Saint Leo baseball team saw junior Troy Sieber and redshirt junior Alex Mata honored by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) as Sieber was named All-South Region First Team, and Mata claimed All-South Region Second Team.Full Story
May 24, 2016 | Baseball Baseball's Sieber, Mata honored by ABCAThe Saint Leo baseball team saw junior Troy Sieber and redshirt junior Alex Mata honored by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) as Sieber was named All-South Region First Team, and Mata claimed All-South Region Second Team.
May 19, 2016 | Baseball Sieber, Mata snag All-South Region HonorsSaint Leo junior Troy Sieber and redshirt junior Alex Mata were named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) All-South Region Second Team, while Sieber tagged on a DII Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) All-South Region Second Team honor as well.
May 14, 2016 | Baseball Lions fall to Florida Southern in SSC twinbillTroy Sieber belts two home runs to move into second place on Saint Leo career leaderboard, and Danny Henriquez slams his first collegiate homer in his final at bat.
May 2, 2016 | Baseball Sieber nabs SSC Player of the Week honorsBaseball junior Troy Sieber bats .909 over three games against Eckerd College, capturing Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week honors for the second time this season.
April 30, 2016 | Baseball Pendleton fans eight to pace Lions past Eckerd, 11-9Jordan Pendleton matched a season high with eight strikeouts, while the Saint Leo bats were red hot to build an early lead. Together, they led to an SSC win over the visiting Tritons.
April 22, 2016 | Baseball Baseball Lions split opening pair at Florida TechFlorida Tech comes out ahead in the completion of Friday's suspended game, but Saint Leo responds with a 6-4 victory in game two to even the series. Game three scheduled for Sunday at noon.
April 16, 2016 | Baseball Baseball outlasts Barry in DH sweep, 12-11 and 19-13Troy Sieber's walk-off triple in the 10th inning lifted Saint Leo to a 12-11 victory in game one, while an eight-run eighth inning for the Lions in game two powered the Green and Gold to a 19-13 comeback win.
April 15, 2016 | Baseball Baseball upended by Barry, 12-8A driving wind across Southard Stadium helped both Saint Leo and Barry hitters, but the Bucs were able to take better advantage to come out on top of a see-saw game against the Lions.
April 15, 2016 | General News Lions head into busy weekend of actionBaseball, softball, and women's lax all host, while men's and women's tennis, men's lax, and track hit the road for competition.
April 9, 2016 | Baseball Baseball takes DH sweep off Lynn, 8-4 and 27-7Saint Leo went Knight-clubbing in Boca on Saturday, touching Lynn pitching for 33 hits over two games in a sweep of the Fighting Knights. Alex Mata recorded his 42nd career double, tied for fifth among Saint Leo career leaders.
April 8, 2016 | Baseball Baseball edged by Lynn in 11th inning, 9-8Saint Leo pitchers racked up a season-high 13 strikeouts, and Troy Sieber belted two home runs to enter the top five among Green and Gold career home run leaders.
April 4, 2016 | Baseball Mata claims SSC Player of the Week awardSaint Leo outfielder Alex Mata batted .833 over three games against Embry-Riddle last weekend with a 1.417 slugging percentage, and was tabbed with SSC Baseball Player of the Week honors.
March 21, 2016 | Baseball Mata claims SSC Player of the Week awardAlex Mata turned in a career performance last week, batting .625 with a four doubles, two home runs, and 11 RBI. And for that, he was named Sunshine State Conference Baseball Player of the Week.
March 21, 2016 | Baseball Saint Leo baseball cracks NCBWA South Region pollAfter a three-game sweep over SSC rival Rollins College and five wins last week that improved its record to 17-10, Saint Leo baseball broke into this week's NCBWA regional poll.
March 30, 2016 | General News Registration underway for Spirit of Saint Leo Golf TournamentIt's a day that brings together alumni, former teammates, and friends for a chance to support Saint Leo Athletics and nearly 350 student-athletes who wear the Green and Gold. Join us at the Spirit of Saint Leo Golf Tournament.
March 17, 2016 | General News Baseball, softball, and men's lax host this weekendBaseball host Rollins in the second SSC weekend for the Lions, softball takes on Florida Southern, and men's lax hosts Adams State, while women's lax and tennis hit the road.
March 14, 2016 | Baseball Sieber named SSC Baseball Player of the WeekAfter batting .737 with a 1.474 slugging percentage over five games last week, including three games versus No. 1 Tampa, junior first baseman Troy Sieber earned Sunshine State Conference Baseball Player of the Week honors on Monday
March 12, 2016 | Baseball Lions drop both ends of twinbill to No. 1 TampaSaint Leo baseball got a pair of towering home runs from Troy Sieber, but the Lions were unable to pick up a win off the no. 1-ranked Tampa Spartans in Saturday's doubleheader.
March 11, 2016 | General News Athletics in full swing this weekendSaint Leo's campus will be busy this weekend as both softball and baseball host series, and men's lax hosts on Friday evening.
March 11, 2016 | Baseball Baseball falls to No. 1 Tampa in SSC opener, 9-6Saint Leo grabbed a four-run lead over Tampa in the sixth, but the Spartans rallied in the seventh and held on for the win. Mike Mann provided the night's biggest highlight for the Lions with his first collegiate home run.
March 8, 2016 | Baseball Dunnigan paces Lions past Upper Iowa, 13-2Starter Michael Dunnigan scattered six hits and allowed just two earned runs over seven innings on the mound for the Lions, and got plenty of run support to pick up the win.
March 6, 2016 | Baseball Baseball outlasts Upper Iowa in slugfest, 13-10Saint Leo baseball gets a late inning scare from Upper Iowa, but ultimately prevails over the Peacocks with 13 runs on 14 hits. Troy Sieber added some fireworks with his second home run of the season.
March 4, 2016 | Baseball Baseball mauls Big Ten member Northwestern, 5-3Chad Miller scored the winning run, Chase Turner had two RBI, and Shane Haight had the win in relief to lead Saint Leo baseball past a Division I opponent for the second year in a row.
March 3, 2016 | General News Weekend chock-full of Saint Leo Athletics home eventsOn Thursday, softball hosts a doubleheader with West Virginia Wesleyan, and women's tennis hosts DI Seton Hall. On Friday, women's lacrosse host Gannon for their home opener. On Saturday, men's and women's tennis host nationally-ranked Armstrong State, while men's lax host #13 Pfeiffer,
February 27, 2016 | Baseball Baseball takes split out of Saturday twinbill with PBALefty Dylan Collett keeps the Sailfish at bay for seven innings while Mike Mann plates four runs in 7-1 victory over PBA in game one, but the Sailfish win in a walk-off, 2-1, in game two.
February 24, 2016 | Baseball Lions go under the clippers for Vs. Cancer FoundationFor the third consecutive year, coaches and players on the Saint Leo baseball team shaved their heads to raise awareness of the Vs. Cancer Foundation's efforts to fight pediatric cancer.
February 20, 2016 | Baseball Baseball takes twinbill off Albany StateLions complete 8-3 and 14-0 DH sweep over the visiting Golden Rams, with Troy Sieber picking up his first round-tripper of the season in game one.
February 19, 2016 | General News Busy weekend highlighted as four teams play at homeMen's lax, women's and men's basketball, and baseball all host this weekend, while softball and women's golf hit the road. If students attend all four home games, they will be able to earn raffle tickets for a chance at a mini IPad.
February 13, 2016 | Baseball Lions drop two in Saturday doubleheaderWAIPAHU, Hawaii – The Saint Leo baseball team dropped two to Hawaii Pacific on Saturday evening, falling 3-2 in the first game, and 9-6 in the second.
February 12, 2016 | Baseball Comeback effort falls short, Lions fall 7-6WAIPAHU, Hawaii – Despite an impressive comeback, the Saint Leo baseball team was unable to get a lead on Hawaii Pacific, as the Sharks took game two of the series, 7-6.
February 10, 2016 | Baseball Lions fall short in series openerWAIPAHU, Hawaii – The Saint Leo baseball team took the field on Wednesday evening in the first of five against the host Hawaii Pacific, and the home squad took the opening game, 6-1.
January 31, 2016 | Baseball Baseball completes sweep of Montevallo with 6-5 winSophomore Lane Stancil plates junior Troy Sieber (pictured) with the game-winning run in the 11th inning, giving Saint Leo a 6-5 win over Montevallo and a sweep of the three-game series.
January 30, 2016 | Baseball Lions hold off Montevallo for 6-5 victoryBryan Nunez and Lane Stancil keyed the run support with timely doubles for the Lions, while Jordan Pendleton and Andrew Cohen pitched Saint Leo to a 6-5 win.
December 1, 2015 | Baseball Baseball rallying for the Vs. Cancer FoundationSaint Leo baseball raised $3,200 and even shaved their heads (above) to help the Vs. Cancer Foundation generate funds and raise awareness of pediatric cancers. This year, the Lions are going for $5,000.
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 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 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 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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
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.
July 12, 2011 | Baseball Newcomb and Collins Add Names to All-Star LineupONEONTA, NY – Saint Leo baseball players Chris Newcomb and Brendan Collins were selected to compete for the West squad in the 2011 New York Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game which was played on Monday, July 11 from Damaschke Field in Oneonta, NY. The duo helped power the West squad to an 8-6 win over the East
July 8, 2011 | Baseball Albers Selected to 2011 Florida League All-Star GameSAINT LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo pitcher Adam Albers was selected to compete for the North squad in the 2011 Florida Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 12 from Historic Sanford Stadium in Sanford, Fla.
June 13, 2011 | Baseball Newest Lion Shows Dominance in Athletics and in the ClassroomWESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. - Between 1961 and 1966, Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed pitcher Sandy Koufax won three Cy Young Awards and led all National League pitchers in wins three times, earned-run average five times, strikeouts four times, shutouts three times, and complete games and innings pitched two times each. He was clearly the National League's dominating pitcher in the early and mid-1960's.
May 25, 2011 | Baseball Brnovich Earns Second-Team ABCA/Rawlings All-South Region NodSAINT LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo University baseball player Ryan Brnovich brought home another honor for the 2011 Lions as he was named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings All-South Region Second Team it was announced by the organization.
May 18, 2011 | Baseball Brnovich, Brown and Newcomb Earn All-SSC Baseball HonorsSAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo University baseball team saw a trifecta of Lions etch their names on the All-Sunshine State Conference Baseball Team when it was released on Wednesday. Former Freshman of the Year winners Ryan Brnovich and Dustin Brown continued their string of appearances on the All-SSC team with respective first and second-team honors in the 35 person team announced by conference Commissioner Jay Jones. Current freshman Chris Newcomb rounded out the list with a second-team honor as well.
May 7, 2011 | Baseball Lions Split Final Doubleheader; Win SSC Series over TarsWINTER PARK, Fla. – The Saint Leo baseball team split their final double-dip of the 2011 season against Rollins College, winning the first game 13-8 but dropping the series and season finale 3-2 in eight innings on Saturday afternoon from Alfond Stadium. The win, teamed with last night’s 7-5 triumph gives Saint Leo their second-straight Sunshine State Conference series win in as many weeks
May 6, 2011 | Baseball Lions Hold Off Rollins for 7-5 SSC Road WinWINTER PARK, Fla. – The Saint Leo baseball team opened their Sunshine State Conference series against Rollins College in impressive fashion with a 7-5 win on Friday night from Rollins’ Alfond Stadium.
May 3, 2011 | Baseball Brown Goes Deep Twice As Lions Dump Tritons in Home FinaleSAINT LEO, Fla. – Lions’ junior right fielder Dustin Brown capped off the 2011 home season by blasting two home runs in route to a 4-for-4 performance as Saint Leo (17-29) downed the Eckerd College Tritons (17-29), 8-4, Tuesday evening in non-Sunshine State Conference action from Southard Stadium.