Mark your calendars: men's lax to host Prospect Camphe Saint Leo University men's lacrosse team will conduct its 2016 Prospect Camp at the state of the art University Turf Stadium on the campus of Saint Leo on September 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The camp is open to potential collegiate athletes and...Full Story
The No. 19 Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team’s season came to an end on Friday afternoon in heartbreaking fashion as the Lions fell 10-9, in overtime, to Rollins College in the Sunshine State Conference Semifinals.Full Story
April 26, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse #19 Saint Leo enters SSC Tournament as No. 3 seedThe No. 19 Saint Leo men's lacrosse team heads to the Sunshine State Conference tournament as the No. 3 seed this weekend to take on the No. 2 seed, Rollins College, in the semifinals on Friday, April 29 at 4 p.m. at the Naimoli Family Athletic and Intramural Complex on the campus of the University of Tampa.
April 25, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Robinson named SSC Offensive Player of the WeekAfter sinking the game-winning shot in the Saint Leo men’s lacrosse double overtime victory over Florida Southern, freshman Justin Robinson was named the Sunshine State Conference Offensive Player of the Week for games played between April 18-24.
April 23, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Robinson's game winner lifts #20 Saint Leo to victoryA huge day from senior Joe Donnian set the tone for Saint Leo, and a game winner from freshman Justin Robinson helped the Lions take down Florida Southern, 9-8, in double overtime.
April 11, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Moore, Cothron earn SSC Player of the Week honorsThe Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team picked up two Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week honors as goalkeeper Dave Moore earned Defensive Player of the Week, and Wil Cothron earned Specialist of the Week, for games played April 4-10.
April 9, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Saint Leo upsets #17 Lynn on Senior DaySaint Leo men's lacrosse upset No. 17 Lynn, 11-5, behind a solid performance from the senior class and an outstanding outing by freshman Justin Robinson, who tallied a career-best five goals
April 1, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Saint Leo falls in road action, 13-11The Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team fell 13-11 in just their second road game of the season on Friday evening, taking the loss at the hands of Sunshine State Conference foe, Florida Tech.
March 26, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Lions fall in SSC opener, 12-10Will Cothron set the Saint Leo career ground ball record, picking up five ground balls for a career total of 307, but it was overshadowed by a 12-10 loss to Rollins in the SSC opener.
March 24, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Moore named National Defensive Player of the WeekFor the second-straight week, Saint Leo men’s lacrosse has been recognized by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association, as senior goalkeeper Dave Moore was named the USILA/Lids Team Sports DII National Defensive Player of the Week.
March 21, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Men's lacrosse remains ranked in both pollsThe Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team held on to its No. 15 ranking in the Nike/Lacrosse Magazine Poll, and moved up one spot to No. 17 in the USILA/Nike DII Coaches Poll.
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 16, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Gilmour named National Offensive Player of the WeekSAINT LEO, Fla. - Following an impressive week, sophomore Jake Gilmour was named the USILA/Lids Team Sports Division II National Offensive Player of the Week, for games played March 7-13.
March 15, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse #15 Men's lax tops pesky Colorado Mesa, 9-7SAINT LEO, Fla.- The No. 15/18 Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team continued its winning ways on Tuesday evening as the Lions picked up their fifth-straight W, topping a pesky Colorado Mesa squad, 9-7.
March 14, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Men's lax moves up to #15/18 in this weeks pollsSAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team entered the NIKE/Lacrosse Magazine Poll this week, picking up the No. 15 spot, and jumped from 20 to 18 in the USILA/NIKE Coaches Poll.
March 11, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Lions dominate Lees-McRae, 22-2SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo men's lacrosse team dominated in a non-conference match-up under the lights on Friday evening, taking down the visiting Bobcats of Lees-McRae, 22-2.
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 8, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Lions claw their way to victorySAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team used an 8-0 run over the second and third quarters to come from behind and grab a home win over the Coker College Cobras, 13-8.
March 8, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Men's lax jumps to #20 in the USILA/NIKE Coaches PollSAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team jumped in to the USILA/NIKE 2016 DII Coaches Poll this week, finding themselves at No. 20 after defeating the then-ranked No. 11 Pfeiffer Falcons, 9-8.
March 7, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Yonts earns SSC Offensive Player of the WeekSAINT LEO, Fla. - For the second-straight week the Saint Leo men's lacrosse team has been honored by the Sunshine State Conference as senior Dylan Yonts was named Offensive Player of the Week for games played Feb. 29-March 1.
March 5, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Lions down #11 Pfeiffer, 9-8SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo men's lacrosse team took down nationally-ranked No. 11 Pfeiffer University in a thriller on Saturday afternoon, taking the game, 9-8.
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 29, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Cothron earns SSC Specialist of the Week awardSAINT LEO, Fla. - The Sunshine State Conference announced it's weekly awards on Monday afternoon, and Saint Leo men's lacrosse saw senior Will Cothron earn his first ever Specialist of Week award, for games played between Feb. 22-28.
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.
February 27, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Lions take down Hawks, 17-7SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo men's lacrosse team hit the road for the first time of the season on Saturday afternoon, and they return home with a win under their belts after taking down Shorter, 17-7.
February 20, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Lions fall to #1 LimestoneSAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team was unable to capitalize on a strong first quarter, eventually falling to No. 1 Limestone, 16-7.
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 10, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Saint Leo Men's Lacrosse opens 2016 season SaturdaySAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team opens up its season on Saturday afternoon, hosting Emmanuel College at 1 P.M. at University Turf Stadium. It will be a dual of the kings of the jungle as both teams share the Lion as their mascot.
January 29, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse announces schedule changeSAINT LEO, Fla. – A change in schedule has been announced for the men’s lacrosse team, as the March 10 game versus LIU Post has been cancelled.
January 20, 2016 | Men's Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse names 2016 team captainsSAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo men’s lacrosse team announced that Dylan Yonts, Matt Weller, Will Cothron, and Andrew Rohle were named team captains for the 2016 season, as voted on by the team.
December 2, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse adds two in early signing periodSAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo men's lacrosse team and head coach Brad Jorgensen announce the addition of two fall signees on Wednesday in Benjamin "Matthew" Laird and Jack Spera.
October 21, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse 2016 Schedule AnnouncedThe Saint Leo University men's lacrosse team will face three top 15 teams from last season and two NCAA Tournament squads, including the defending National Champion in a challenging 2015 schedule as announced by head coach Brad Jorgensen. The Lions will host 10 of its 14 games at University Turf Stadium.
September 9, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Saint Leo Men's Lacrosse to host Prospect CampThe Saint Leo University men’s lacrosse team will conduct its 2015 Prospect Camp at the state of the art University Turf Stadium on the campus of Saint Leo November 14th. The camp is open to potential collegiate athletes and will provide skill instruction, drills and teaching sessions.
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 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 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 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 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.
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 | 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 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 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 | 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 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 | 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 6, 2015 | Men's Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse shrinks ShorterAttackman Dylan Yonts had three points to lead Saint Leo to a 7-5 win over Shorter University Friday, March 6 at University Turf Stadium.
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 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 | Men's Lacrosse Lions upended by No. 2 LIU Post, 15-6Jake Gilmour records a hat trick for the Lions while Jay Calcagno finishes with two goals versus the second-ranked Pioneers.
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 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 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 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.
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 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 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
February 11, 2013 | Men's Lacrosse 2013 Saint Leo Men's Lacrosse Season PreviewMen's lacrosse kicks off their season Tuesday, February 12, under the lights against Florida Tech at 7 p.m. - check out Coach Jorgensen's thoughts on the upcoming season!
April 9, 2012 | Men's Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse Preview: Coach Jorgensen's ThoughtsMen's Lacrosse Head Coach Brad Jorgensen discusses the Lions' upcoming game when they take on Florida Southern in the first round of the Deep South Conference tournament on Tuesday evening.
April 5, 2012 | Men's Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse Preview: Coach Jorgensen's ThoughtsMen's Lacrosse head coach Brad Jorgensen talks about the Lions' last game of the regular season, and how the game holds home field implications for the Deep South Conference Tournament.
March 31, 2012 | Men's Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse Senior Day 2012We catch up with Saint Leo men's lacrosse seniors Cory Weindel, Alex Monteferrante, Steve McDonald, Patrick Berry, and Mark Benoit before their Senior Day game on April 1 vs. Coker College.
February 13, 2012 | Men's Lacrosse 2012 Men's Lacrosse Season PreviewMen's lacrosse head coach Brad Jorgensen talks about the Lions' 2012 campaign, and what the Saint Leo community can expect in the months ahead.
April 19, 2011 | Men's Lacrosse Lions Land Two on Deep South All-Tournament TeamSAINT 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 14, 2011 | Men's Lacrosse Lions Exit Deep South Conference Tournament with 12-4 Loss to Florida SouthernLAKELAND, 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 12, 2011 | Men's Lacrosse Lions Earn Berth in Semifinals, Breeze Past Rollins, 16-7SAINT 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 11, 2011 | Men's Lacrosse Obermeyer Named DSC Freshman of the YearWINGATE, 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 10, 2011 | Men's Lacrosse Schedule Announced for Deep South Conference TournamentWINGATE, 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 9, 2011 | Men's Lacrosse Senior Day Setback Haunts Men's LacrosseSAINT 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 4, 2011 | Men's Lacrosse Obermeyer Earns DSC Weekly Freshman Honor for Fourth TimeWINGATE, 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 3, 2011 | Men's Lacrosse Lions Unable to Rally for Win against Lenoir-RhyneHICKORY, 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 1, 2011 | Men's Lacrosse Lions Fall to #12 Mars Hill in Deep South ActionMARS 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.