2010-11 Headlines

June 8, 2011
Division II Men's Lacrosse Bracket to Expand to Eight Teams in 2013
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Division II men's lacrosse championship bracket will expand from four to eight teams beginning with the 2013 season.

June 8, 2011
Division II Men’s Lacrosse Bracket to Expand to Eight Teams in 2013
by Kristen Jacob Smith, NCAA.org

April 19, 2011
Lions Land Two on Deep South All-Tournament Team
SAINT LEO, Fla. – Despite their semifinal round exit from the Deep South Conference Tournament with the loss to Florida Southern last Thursday, the Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team still managed to land two veterans on the DSC All-Tournament Team when it was released on Tuesday. Faceoff specialist and preseason All-America Mike Del Buono and attackman Rob Van Bomel took home the awards for the Lions.

April 19, 2011
Lions Land Two on Deep South All-Tournament Team
Del Buono and Van Bomel Earn Honors

April 14, 2011
Lions Exit Deep South Conference Tournament with 12-4 Loss to Florida Southern
LAKELAND, Fla. – For the first time in three years, the Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team will not defend its back-to-back Deep South Conference Championships as the 2011 Lions made a semifinal round exit following a 12-4 loss to Florida Southern at Bryant Stadium on Thursday evening.

April 14, 2011
Lions Exit Deep South Conference Tournament with 12-4 Loss to Florida Southern
Saint Leo Ends 5-7 Season with Semifinal Round Loss

April 12, 2011
Lions Earn Berth in Semifinals, Breeze Past Rollins, 16-7
SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team (6-7) earned the opportunity to play Florida Southern in the Deep South Lacrosse Tournament Semifinal’s as they downed the Rollins College Tars (2-11), 16-7, Tuesday night from University Field in DSC Tournament action.

April 12, 2011
Lions Earn Berth in Semifinals, Breeze Past Rollins, 16-7
Saint Leo to Face Florida Southern

April 11, 2011
Obermeyer Named DSC Freshman of the Year
WINGATE, NC - Saint Leo’s Matt Obermeyer has been named the 2011 Deep South Conference Freshman of the Year. Mars Hill College senior attack Tyler Farmer has been named the league’s Player of the Year. Florida Southern coach Marty Ward and Lenoir-Rhyne’s Greg Paradine earn co-Coach of the Year honors. All-conference awards were handed out on Monday after a coaches vote was held Sunday afternoon. Obermeyer has netted 33 goals on the year, leading all freshmen and ranking third in the conference. He also has five assists, and ranks sixth in the DSC with 3.17 points per game. Seventeen of his 33 goals came during conference play.

April 11, 2011
Obermeyer Named DSC Freshman of the Year
Four Lions Earn All-Conference Honors

April 10, 2011
Schedule Announced for Deep South Conference Tournament
WINGATE, NC - The 2011 Deep South Conference Tournament will take place this week, starting Tuesday afternoon, league officials announced Sunday. The seven-team conference will be split into a north and south region for the tournament, with the winner of each region meeting for the championship game hosted by Saint Leo University on Sunday, April 17.

April 10, 2011
Schedule Announced for Deep South Conference Tournament
Lions to Host Rollins on Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m.

April 9, 2011
Senior Day Setback Haunts Men's Lacrosse
SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Florida Southern Moccasins came into University Field and ruined the Lions’ Senior Day as the visiting Mocs handed the Lions a 17-4 defeat in Deep South Conference action on Saturday evening.

April 9, 2011
Senior Day Setback Haunts Men’s Lacrosse
Lions Drop Final Regular Season Home Game

April 4, 2011
Obermeyer Earns DSC Weekly Freshman Honor for Fourth Time
WINGATE, NC – Saint Leo freshman attackman Matt Obermeyer was the honored with his fourth Deep South Conference Freshman of the Week Award it was announced by the conference main office on Monday afternoon.

April 4, 2011
Obermeyer Earns DSC Weekly Freshman Honor for Fourth Time
Freshman Continues to Shine in 2011

April 3, 2011
Lions Unable to Rally for Win against Lenoir-Rhyne
HICKORY, NC – The Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team was surprised by the host Lenoir-Rhyne Bears as the Lions dropped a 10-8 decision in Deep South Conference action on Sunday afternoon.

April 3, 2011
Lions Unable to Rally for Win against Lenoir-Rhyne
Saint Leo Goes Winless in Second North Carolina Trip

April 1, 2011
Lions Fall to #12 Mars Hill in Deep South Action
MARS HILL, NC – Tim Burns scored six goals to lead 12th-ranked Mars Hill past Saint Leo by an 18-8 final in Deep South Conference men’s lacrosse action on Friday night in Western North Carolina. Mars Hill improves to 8-3 overall and 4-1 in the conference, while Saint Leo falls to 5-5 and 2-2 in the league.

April 1, 2011
Lions Fall to #12 Mars Hill in Deep South Action
Obermeyer Scores Three Times as Saint Leo Drops Road Game

March 29, 2011
Second Half Explosion Gives Lions 17-9 Win over Lindenwood
Matt Obermeyer Scores Eight Goals in Victory

March 26, 2011
No. 2 Limestone Too Much for Lions in 21-5 Setback
Visitors Decide the Game in First Quarter

March 16, 2011
Lions Upended at Home by 10th-Ranked Queens
Saint Leo Drops 11-7 Decision in Second-Straight Loss

March 14, 2011
Obermeyer Nets Third DSC Weekly Freshman Honor

Eight Goals Give SLU another Freshman of the Week

March 12, 2011
Lions Fall to #12 Catawba in Deep South Contest
Visiting Indians Score Final Five Goals in 21-15 Decision

March 9, 2011
Saint Leo Turns Back Wingate in DSC Showdown
Obermeyer Posts Second Six-Goal Performance in Win

March 7, 2011
Lions Sweep Deep South Player of the Week Awards
Sunday Win gives Lions Clean Conference Sweep

March 6, 2011
Proechel Gives Lions Overtime Win over Notre Dame de Namur
Sophomore?s Fourth Goal Propels Lions to the Win

March 4, 2011
NCAA Tournament Expansion: When, How and What’s Next
by Ryan Demorest, Inside Lacrosse and ILGear.com

February 27, 2011
Pfeiffer Stuns 12th-Ranked Lions in North Carolina
Lions Drop 19-3 Decision

February 25, 2011
Obermeyer and McGuinness put on Showcase as #12 Lions Lacrosse Downs St. Andrews
Lions Defeat Knights 16-10 in North Carolina

February 21, 2011
Obermeyer Opens Season with Deep South Player of the Week Award
Freshman Opens Season with Six Goals to Earn Honor

February 19, 2011
No. 12 Lions Open Season with 21-13 Domination over Rollins
Proechel and Obermeyer Each Score Six Times in Victory

February 15, 2011
Lions Lacrosse Ranked 12th in Preseason Voting
22 Newcomers Look to Blend with Veterans in Defending Conference Crown

February 11, 2011
Alumni return to where it all Began
Men?s Lacrosse Alumni Game scheduled for this Weekend

January 20, 2011
Lacrosse's Road To Respect Continues in 2011
Jorgensen's Group Looking For First NCAA Appearance

December 6, 2010
Del Buono Earns Face-Off Yearbook Preseason All-America Honor
Face-Off Specialist Leads Lions in 2011

November 30, 2010
Men’s Lacrosse Releases 2011 Schedule
Deep South Conference Title Defense Begins Early

October 18, 2010
Lions Featured in Fall Preview of Lacrosse Magazine
Jorgensen Discusses Newcomers and Talks About 2010