February 3, 2016
MIAMI SHORES, Fla. – The Saint Leo women’s basketball team erased a 25-point deficit in the second half to get within six point before falling at Barry 79-69 on Wednesday, February 3rd...[read more]
January 30, 2016
LAKELAND, Fla. – The Saint Leo women's basketball team fell at No. 24/23 Florida Southern 67-53 on Saturday evening. The Lions were led by Chelsy Springs who scored a career high 28 points in...[read more]
February 4, 2016 | General News Saint Leo to recognize National Girls and Women in Sports DayAn all-sports clinic, a reception, and a guest speaker highlight Saint Leo's recognition of National Girls and Women in Sports in Day this Saturday. On-site registration for the clinic starts at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday morning.
January 27, 2016 | General News Saint Leo partners with Vantage LED for Bowman improvementsGenerous gift from Florida Hospital Zephyrhills aids in the addition of new LED video displays from Vantage LED, while new scoreboards and new visual branding enhance the home of Saint Leo basketball and volleyball.
January 27, 2016 | Women's Basketball Springs records 7th double-double, Lions fall 63-48SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo women’s basketball fell to Eckerd College on Wednesday evening, 63-48. The Lions were limited on their three-point shooting which is typically their mainstay, hitting just two in the game.
January 26, 2016 | General News Swimming hits the road, Basketball hosts EckerdSaint Leo swim hits the road to compete at Florida Tech on Tuesday afternoon, both Saint Leo men's and women's basketball host Eckerd on Wednesday evening in SSC action
January 25, 2016 | General News Saint Leo Athletics to host Florida Hospital Appreciation NightSAINT LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo Athletics welcomes all fans and community members to Florida Hospital Appreciation Night at the basketball doubleheader on Jan. 27 with the women’s team starting at 5:30 P.M., and the men following at 7:30. Fans are encouraged to don white attire, as the evening will be a ‘White-Out’ themed evening.
January 23, 2016 | Women's Basketball Lions fall to #10 Nova SoutheasternFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Saint Leo women’s basketball team took it to the No. 10 Nova Southeastern squad, but the shooting stroke of the nationally ranked Sharks was too much for Lions down the stretch, as NSU used a 28-13 advantage in the fourth quarter to take the game 79-64.
January 16, 2016 | Women's Basketball Skoogh drops career-high 24 points, Lions fall 76-56 at TampaTAMPA, Fla. – Izabell Skoogh connected on a career-best seven three point field goals and finished the game with a career- high 24 points, but it was not enough as the Saint Leo women’s basketball team fell 76-56 against University of Tampa on Saturday afternoon.
January 15, 2016 | General News Lions head to Tampa for SSC match-upSaint Leo basketball heads to Tampa for doubleheader on Saturday. The women's team will play at 2 PM, and the men's game will follow around 4.
January 9, 2016 | Women's Basketball Tars topple Lions in SSC contestChelsy Springs paced the Lions with 14 points while Mary Redmond added 10, but Saint Leo women's hoops comes up short versus Sunshine State Conference rival.
January 6, 2016 | Women's Basketball Lions out-clawed by Panthers in SSC actionMELBOURNE, Fla. – Saint Leo women's basketball stepped up their defense in the second half, holding the host Florida Tech to just 16.7-percent shooting, but it was not enough to erase the 55.2-percent they shot in the first half, and the Panther took the game, 63-47.
January 4, 2016 | Women's Basketball Johnson earns SSC Defensive Player of the WeekSAINT LEO, FLA. – The Sunshine State Conference announced Monday afternoon that Alysia Johnson of the Saint Leo women’s basketball team earned Defensive Player of the Week for games played from Dec. 28 through Jan. 3.
January 2, 2016 | Women's Basketball Women’s hoops nets the Sailfish, 66-53Chelsy Springs paces the Lions with 23 points, while Mary Redmond nets a season-high 17 points as Saint Leo women's basketball opens 2016 with a win.
December 31, 2015 | General News Lions open New Year with doubleheader against PBASaint Leo basketball opens 2016 with a non-conference doubleheader against future Sunshine State opponent Palm Beach Atlantic, the women start at 2 P.M. and the men will follow around 4 P.M.
December 30, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lions fall in final non-conference action to AdelphiSAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo women's basketball fell in their final non-conference action of the season to Adelphi University out of Long Island, N.Y., 75-45. The visitors hit an impressive 10 of 18 from the three-point arc, and recorded 14 steals on Saint Leo’s 22 turnovers to seal the game.
December 20, 2015 | Women's Basketball Big day from Saint Leo post play not enough, fall to Shaw, 64-54The Saint Leo women’s basketball team fell 64-54 to the Shaw University on Sunday afternoon in the Lions final game of the Lynn Holiday Classic. Saint Leo led the Bears heading into the intermission, but a 68.8-percent shooting performance that saw Shaw hit 11 of 16 shots, proved to be the difference in the end. Saint Leo won both the second and the fourth, but it was not enough to overcome the third quarter gap.
December 19, 2015 | Women's Basketball Saint Leo topped by #24 BenedictBOCA RATON, Fla. ? The Saint Leo women?s basketball team fell on Saturday afternoon at the hands of the No. 24 team in the USA Today Sports Division II women?s basketball poll in Benedict College, 74-49. The Lions saw different players step up throughout the game, but the rebounding ability of the Benedict Lady Tigers proved to be the difference, as they grabbed 55 boards to the Lions 35, and added 28 second chance points.
December 18, 2015 | General News Lions head out of town for holiday tournamentsBoth basketball teams hit the road for holiday tournaments. The women's basketball team heads to Boca Raton, Fla., for the Lynn Holiday Classic, while the men's team heads to Saint Louis, Mo., for the Maryville Classic.
December 17, 2015 | Women's Basketball Saint Leo downed in non-conference match-up, 68-61FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Saint Leo women’s basketball team saw Chachi Guzman record her second double-double of the season in a tough loss to the University of Findlay in a non-conference match-up. The Lions used a solid defense effort to hold the Oilers to just a 8.3 percent shooting in the second quarter to take the halftime lead, 31-26, but it was not enough as Findlay responded with a 61.5-percent third quarter to take a lead that was never relinquished.
December 12, 2015 | Women's Basketball Women’s hoops upended by Barry, 64-49Springs logged her fifth double-double (12 pts., 13 rebs.) and Guzman and Skoogh each charted 14 pts., but Barry's second-half shooting proves too much for the Lions.
December 5, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lions down Lynn to earn first SSC winBOCA RATON, Fla. – The Saint Leo women’s basketball team earned its first Sunshine State Conference win on Saturday afternoon, taking down host Lynn University in a tight conference battle. The Lions used the offense of two 20-point performances from Chachi Guzman and Chelsy Springs.
December 2, 2015 | Women's Basketball Saint Leo falls, 82-73, to #19 Florida SouthernSAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo women's basketball put up a fight on Wednesday night against the undefeated No. 19 Florida Southern Mocs in Sunshine State Conference action, but a huge fourth quarter was not enough to overcome the consistency of the visitors.
November 24, 2015 | Women's Basketball Women's basketball announces fall signeesSAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo women’s basketball team and head coach Missy West announce the addition of two signees from the early signing period. West and the Lions scoop up two Floridians in Madelin Lang and Courtney Cox, to help bolster their line-up in the 2016-17 season.
November 24, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lions top Warner Royals in mid-week match-upSAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo women's basketball can head into their holiday week break with another win notched into their belt after a 74-46 win over the visiting Warner Royals. The Lions used a well-rounded team performance, and balance scoring to knock down the Royals before having a week off of game for Thanksgiving.
November 18, 2015 | Women's Basketball Saint Leo falls in SSC openerSAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Saint Leo women's basketball team was haunted by a poor-shooting first quarter and were unable to recover from it despite an impressive third quarter, falling in a 68-51 loss at Eckerd in the opening Sunshine State Conference game of the season on Wednesday evening.
November 14, 2015 | Women's Basketball Strong team performance leads Lions to first winLAKELAND, Fla. – The Saint Leo women's basketball used a strong defensive performance to generate a strong offense as the Lions topped Paine College, 81-58, to earn their first win of the season, moving to 1-1 following the SSC/SIAC Challenge at Florida Southern.
November 13, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lions fall on buzzer-beater in season openerLAKELAND, Fla. – The Saint Leo women’s basketball team showed heart and determination in the season opener on Friday afternoon, but a buzzer-beater from Clark Atlanta thwarted the Lion’s come-back, falling 79-78 in the opener of the SSC/SIAC Challenge on the campus of Florida Southern College.
November 7, 2015 | Women's Basketball West Returns to Duke for Exhibition GameDURHAM, N.C.-- Saint Leo’s head coach and former Blue Devil, Missy West, is set to play an exhibition game against Duke November 8 in Durham, N.C.
September 13, 2015 | General News Saint Leo Athletics kicks off Coming Home to You TourThe Saint Leo Athletics department is joining the Coming Home to You Tour presented by the Saint Leo Alumni Association. Head basketball coaches Vince Alexander and Missy West will be on site with their staffs at the Coppertail Brewing Company in Tampa.
September 11, 2015 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball announces 2015-16 scheduleThe Saint Leo women’s basketball team and head coach Missy West are looking forward to a challenging and exciting season as they announce the 2015-16 schedule.
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.
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 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 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 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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
June 8, 2011 | Women's Basketball Jessee Announces Additional Signing of Shalisa HillSAINT LEO, Fla. – In addition to last week’s four signings, Women’s Basketball Coach Nikki Jessee has announced the signing of the team’s fifth Lion as transfer Shalisa Hill will join Saint Leo for the 2011-12 season.
June 2, 2011 | Women's Basketball Jessee Announces 2011-12 Incoming ClassSAINT LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo Women’s Basketball Coach Nikki Jessee has announced the signings of Rachel Burnett (Largo, Fla.), Christina Granville (Clewiston, Fla.), Kinnara Lewis (Miami, Fla.), and Sarah Winans (Mount Prospect, Ill.) to National Letters of Intent. The quartet, consisting of three freshmen and one transfer, will hit the floor for the Lions in 2011-12.
May 25, 2011 | Women's Basketball Jessee Tabs Jessica Cooley as Assistant CoachSAINT LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo women’s basketball coach, Nikki Jessee, has announced Jessica Cooley as the team’s first assistant coach, it was announced Wednesday. Cooley joins the Lions as a recent graduate of Northwood University (FL) where she competed for four seasons under the tutelage of legendary basketball coach Rollie Massimino .
April 11, 2011 | Women's Basketball Saint Leo University Selects Nikki Jessee Next Head Women's Basketball CoachSAINT LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo University Director of Athletics, Francis X. Reidy, has announced the selection of Nikki Jessee as the next head women’s basketball coach for the Lions. Previously, Jessee served as the assistant women’s basketball coach at Sunshine State Conference perennial contender the University of Tampa. Jessee is the 11th coach in program history.
March 3, 2011 | Women's Basketball Williams Named to Conference All-Freshman TeamSAINT LEO, Fla. – Lions’ freshman forward Chelsea Williams became the first Saint Leo women’s basketball player since 2004 to be named to the Sunshine State Conference All-Freshman team, it was announced Thursday by SSC Commissioner Jay Jones.
February 26, 2011 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball Sees Season, Era Come to An End with Loss to BarrySAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo women’s basketball team (9-18, 1-15 SSC), despite holding as much as a five point lead in the second half, fell to the Barry University Buccaneers (12-13, 5-10 SSC), 62-49, Saturday afternoon from a emotion-filled Marion Bowman Activities Center.
February 23, 2011 | Women's Basketball Lions Fall to Eckerd in Final Road Contest, 74-45ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Saint Leo women’s basketball team concluded its 2010-11 road slate with a 74-45 loss to the Eckerd College Tritons, Wednesday evening from the McArthur Center.
February 16, 2011 | Women's Basketball Spartans' Perimeter Shooting Prevents Lions' Upset; Fall, 60-48SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo women’s basketball team (9-16, 1-13 SSC) could not keep pace with the perimeter shooting of the University of Tampa Spartans (18-5, 10-3 SSC) as they torched the nets for 11 three-point field goals in taking down the home standing Lions, 60-48, Wednesday evening from the Bowman Center in Sunshine State Conference action.
February 15, 2011 | Women's Basketball Lions to Host Spartans in WBCA Pink Zone EventSAINT LEO, Fla. - On Wednesday, the Saint Leo women’s basketball team will play host to the University of Tampa. Aside from the usual festivities normally associated with the rivalry that is Saint Leo/Tampa, the Lions and Spartans will participate in the annual WBCA ‘Pink Zone’ Game in hopes of raising awareness and funds for the Kay Yow Foundation.
| General News Lions host Florida Southern in basketball doubleheaderLions host Florida Southern in basketball doubleheader and "Black Out the Bowman" night. Fans are encouraged to wear black apparel, the first 50 fans in attendance, wearing black, at both games will receive a coupon for six free wings at Beef O' Brady's.