The Saint Leo volleyball team fought hard on Thursday afternoon, but ultimately ended their season with a 3-2; 26-24, 18-25, 15-25, 25-22, 15-8, loss to the Florida Southern Mocs in the NCAA South Regional First Round.Full Story
November 30, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Townsend, Lemon named All-South Region by AVCASeniors Jamee Townsend and Hope Lemon were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-South Region team on Wednesday, as picked by a committee of coaches from the South Region.
November 21, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball's Sederholm snags SSC Offensive honorsJunior Britt Sederholm of the Saint Leo volleyball team was named the Sunshine State Conference Offensive Player of the Week for her performances against Barry, Nova Southeastern, and No. 10 Palm Beach Atlantic last week.
November 19, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls to #10 Palm Beach Atlantic, 3-1The Saint Leo volleyball team was tripped up on Saturday afternoon by No. 10 Palm Beach Atlantic, 3-1; 25-23, 17-25, 25-17, 25-16, in the Lions final regular season match.
November 18, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball sweeps Sharks to win SSC TitleSaint Leo volleyball claimed the Sunshine State Conference Title on Friday evening with a 3-0 sweep of Nova Southeastern. The Lions hold a 12-4 record in league play, and with a season sweep of Tampa, the Lions earned the title outright.
November 16, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball downs Barry, 3-1, in final home matchThe Saint Leo volleyball took down Barry in the final home match of the season on Wednesday night, 3-1; 25-14, 25-23, 21-25, 25-17, to move to 19-10 and 11-4 in Sunshine State Conference play.
November 16, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball ranked No. 2 in final South Region pollThe Saint Leo volleyball team held on to their No. 2 spot in the South Region in the final NCAA regional rankings before the NCAA DII Volleyball Selection Show next Monday.
November 3, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Seniors shine on Volleyball's Senior NightThe Saint Leo volleyball took down the Florida Tech Panthers, 3-1; 25-15, 25-10, 23-25, 25-17, on Senior Night on Thursday evening in Sunshine State Conference play.
November 1, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Gritty effort guides volleyball to a 3-1 win over EckerdThe Saint Leo volleyball team took down Sunshine State Conference foe Eckerd College, 3-1; 25-21, 18-25, 26-24, 25-23, in a downright gritty battle on Tuesday evening in the Marion Bowman Activities Center.
October 22, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball claws down Sharks, 3-2, in SSC battleThe Saint Leo women’s volleyball team needed five sets and a few extra point to take down a pesky Nova Southeastern team, but the Lions bared their teeth and ground out a 3-2; 27-25, 25-22, 20-25, 22-25, 18-16 win in the Sunshine State Conference battle at home on Saturday afternoon.
October 21, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls to #12 Palm Beach AtlanticThe Saint Leo volleyball team was upended by the No. 12 Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish on Friday night in non-conference action in the Marion Bowman Activities Center, 3-0; 25-12, 25-23, 25-19.
| General News Men's soccer Senior Night highlights busy weekendVolleyball hosts #12 PBA and Nova on Friday and Saturday, respectively, while men's soccer host Florida Southern for Senior Night on Saturday. Women's soccer heads to FSC, while both men's and women's golf head to Puerto Rico.
October 18, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball downs #20 Tampa to make historyThe Saint Leo volleyball team made history on Tuesday evening as they took down No. 20 Tampa, 3-1; 25-23, 18-25, 25-21, 25-21 to seal a season sweep over the Spartans for the first time in school history.
October 15, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball takes five-set battle from UNAThe Saint Leo volleyball team won 3-2; 20-25, 25-19, 15-25, 25-22, 18-16 in a battle against North Alabama in their final match of the 2016 South Region Crossover at the Orlando Sports Center on Saturday afternoon.
October 14, 2016 | General News Lions athletics head into busy weekendSwimming heads to Boca Raton to take on Lynn and Florida Tech, volleyball heads to the South Region Crossover , while both soccers take on Embry-Riddle.
September 29, 2016 | General News Busy weekend ahead for Saint Leo AthleticsVolleyball, cross country, and men's soccer all hit the road, while women's soccer hosts Valdosta State in non-conference action on Sunday. Men's golf is set to host the DII National Preview in Kissimmee, Fla.
September 27, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball drops mid-week match at Eckerd, 3-0The Saint Leo volleyball team fell on Tuesday evening to Eckerd College, 3-0; 25-23, 26-24, 25-23, in St. Petersburg in a mid-week Sunshine State Conference match.
September 23, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball out-battles Tars to 3-2 winThe Saint Leo volleyball team showed their grit on Friday evening as they took down Sunshine State Conference foe Rollins, 3-2; 25-22, 21-25, 20-25, 25-18, 15-13, in a nail-biter of a match in the Marion Bowman Activities Center.
September 23, 2016 | General News Busy weekend slate highlighted by volleyball home openerVolleyball opens at home with Rollins on Friday at 7 p.m., and Embry-Riddle on Saturday at 4 p.m., Women's soccer hosts Barry on Saturday at 7 p.m., and Men's soccer, women's golf, and cross country all hit the road.
September 17, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball tops #16 Tampa on the roadSaint Leo made history on Saturday evening as they took down No. 16 Tampa, 3-1; 25-20, 25-19, 17-25, 25-14, for just the second time in program history.
| General News Men's soccer hosts #2 Lynn to highlight weekendNo. 9 Saint Leo men's soccer hosts No. 2 Lynn in a top 10 match-up on Saturday, while the women's soccer team heads to Lynn. The volleyball team opens SSC play versus No. 22 Florida Southern and No. 16 Tampa
September 10, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball wraps up play at Colorado Premier ChallengeThe Saint Leo volleyball team wrapped up play at the 2016 Colorado Premier Challenge with a 3-0; 25-22, 25-18, 25-15, loss to Colorado School of Mines in the Silver Bracket third-place match on Saturday afternoon.
September 10, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls to Regis, 3-1Saint Leo fell to Regis, 3-1; 25-16, 25-16, 18-25, 25-21, in the Silver Bracket semifinal on Saturday afternoon in Denver. Hope Lemon led with a match-high 20 kills.
September 9, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball tops #8 Lewis, 3-1Saint Leo volleyball took down No. 8 Lewis, 3-1; 25-16, 25-19, 23-25, 25-21, behind 21 kills from junior Britt Sederholm.
September 9, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls at the hand of #1 Concordia - St. PaulThe Saint Leo volleyball team fell 3-0 to No. 1 Concordia – St. Paul, 25-18, 25-16, and 25-14, in the opening match of the Colorado Premier Challenge at Regis University on Friday afternoon.
September 2, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball downs #11 Rockhurst; goes 2-0 on day 1Saint Leo pulled out a comeback five-set thriller to take down No. 11 Rockhurst in their second match of the day behind 27 kills from Britt Sederholm and 20 from Hope Lemon. The Lions beat Bentley, 3-0, to start the season.
August 31, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball opens season at Sharks InvitationalThe Lions open the season with back-to-back two match days, as they open with Bentley and No. 11 Rockhurst on Sept. 2, and follow on Saturday, Sept. 3, with Adelphi and Arkansas – Monticello.
August 22, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball picked to finish third in SSC pollThe Saint Leo volleyball team was picked to finish third in the 2016 season according to the Sunshine State Conference preseason poll, as announce by the league office on Friday, Aug. 26.
August 15, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Ramos returns to volleyball staffThe Saint Leo women’s volleyball team and head coach Sam Cibrone add a familiar face to their staff as Carlos Ramos returns as an assistant coach for the Lions.
June 23, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball announces 2016 slateThe Saint Leo women’s volleyball team and head coach Sam Cibrone announce the 2016 volleyball schedule that features matches against seven teams that qualified for the 2015 NCAA Tournament.
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 18, 2016 | General News Saint Leo places over 50 on Fall SSC Commissioner's Honor RollMELBOURNE, Fla. – Over 50 Saint Leo student-athletes were named to the Sunshine State Conference Fall Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the 2015 fall semester, announced on Thursday, February 18 by Commissioner Ed Pasque.
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.
December 8, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Siruckova, Hodgskin earn AVCA All-America honorsSAINT LEO, Fla. - The Saint Leo women's volleyball team was honored by the American Volleyball Coaches Association on Tuesday as two student-athletes earned All-American honors. Senior Anna Siruckova picked up 2015 AVCA Division II Third-Team All-America honors, while fellow senior Ashlee Hodgskin was named Honorable Mention All-America.
December 4, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Lions fall in heart-breaking fashion in NCAA Second RoundWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – In a battle to the finish, the Saint Leo women's volleyball team fell in heart-breaking fashion in the NCAA South Region Second Round match versus the No. 1 seed Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish. The two teams battled to the brink in a five-set, winner-take-all battle, and the hosts got the best of the Lions using a seven-kill fifth set to earn the right to move on to the South Region final.
December 3, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Lions down West Florida in NCAA South Region First RoundWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The Saint Leo women’s volleyball team used a dominating performance to move on in the NCAA South Regional tournament, taking down the No. 5 seed West Florida Argonauts, 3-0, 25-16, 25-23, and 25-14. This marks the first time the Lions have won in the NCAA South Regional tournament since the 2009 season.
December 2, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball places two on AVCA All-South Region teamSAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo women’s volleyball team was honored by the American Volleyball Coaches Association on Wednesday as two student-athletes earned All-South Region First Team honors.
November 23, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Saint Leo well-represented on All-SSC teamsSAINT LEO, Fla. – The Sunshine State Conference announced the 2015 All-SSC awards on Tuesday, and the Saint Leo volleyball team was well-represented as four different players earned places on the three all-conference teams, and senior Anna Siruckova and head coach Sam Cibrone earned individual honors.
November 23, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Saint Leo earns No. 4 seed in NCAA RegionalSAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo women’s volleyball team finished the regular season on Saturday evening, and on Monday evening, they found out their post season fate. The Lions ended up as the South Region No. 4 seed, and will face No. 5 seed West Florida in the NCAA Regional hosted by the No. 1 seed, Palm Beach Atlantic.
November 21, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Lions down Rollins on Senior NightSAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo women’s volleyball wrapped up the regular season on Saturday evening with a 3-1 win over Rollins College to secure the second-place finish in the Sunshine State Conference heading in to the post-season. Saturday was also Senior Night as the Lions honored Anna Siruckova, Ashlee Hodgskin, and Jillian Stolzenburg.
November 20, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Lions top ERAU, 3-1 in Friday night actionSAINT LEO, Fla. -- The Saint Leo women's volleyball team used grit and determination to stave-off a feisty Embry-Riddle volleyball team on Friday evening, topping the Eagles 3-1 in the regional battle.
November 14, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Saint Leo falls 3-2 at Nova SoutheasternFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – It was the third-straight five-set match for the Saint Leo women's volleyball team, this time host Nova Southeastern found the magic on senior night, taking the match, 3-2.
November 13, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Lions outlast Lynn in five-set showdownBOCA RATON, Fla. – It was the second-straight five-set match for the Saint Leo women’s volleyball team, but this time, the Lions were on the winning end, topping host Lynn, 3-2, in the marathon match in Boca Raton on Friday evening.
November 5, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball ranked third in NCAA Regional RankingsThe NCAA Division II Women's Volleyball Committee released the initial volleyball regional rankings for the 2015 season Wednesday afternoon and Saint Leo is ranked third in the South Region in the initial poll that lists the top 10 teams in each of the NCAA's eight Division II regions.
November 3, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Saint Leo downs Florida Tech 3-1The Saint Leo women's volleyball team downed host Florida Tech 3-1 Tuesday night at the Clemente Center in Melbourne, Fla. The Lions had three different attackers hit in the high double-digits, and hit .324 as a team for their highest attack percentage since Oct. 8.
October 31, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Lions push past Barry in five set thrillerThe Saint Leo women's volleyball team rallied to a thrilling 3-2 victory over visiting Barry Saturday afternoon. The Lions were slow to start, but once they found their rhythm, Saint Leo battled for its fifth win in the Bowman Center this season. In the Sunshine State Conference Standings, the Lions are now the lone team in second place, and hold a one-match cushion over three teams tied for third.
October 30, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Lions drop 3-1 decision to #14 PBAThe Saint Leo women's volleyball team dropped its first match in the Marion Bowman Activities Center since Sept. 15. In their ninth match against a top-25 opponent this season, the Lions dropped a 3-1 decision to No. 14 Palm Beach Atlantic Friday night.
October 27, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Saint Leo falls in battle with #5 TampaIn a battle for the ages, Saint Leo entered Tuesday night's contest as the underdog, but proved it was a formidable opponent. The Lions took a set from the Spartans, and had opportunities to win each set, but eventually fell 3-1. Senior Jillian Stolzenburg had a career outing and led the Lions with 14 kills and an efficient .522 attack percentage.
October 24, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Defense pushes Lions past Embry-RiddleJamee Townsend joined the coveted 30 dig club Saturday afternoon in the Lions 3-1 victory over host Embry-Riddle. Saint Leo turned in a season best 90 digs and 10 blocks, for just the second double-digit block performance of the season.
October 23, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Lions stunned at RollinsThe Saint Leo volleyball team fell to Rollins Friday night in Sunshine State Conference action. The Tars stunned the Lions 3-0 at Warden Arena.
October 20, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball hot streak continuesThe Saint Leo women's volleyball team collected it's eighth consecutive win in front of a home crowd Tuesday night. The Lions swept Eckerd 3-0 in Sunshine State Conference action and stretched its conference streak to five wins, including four straight sweeps.
October 17, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Saint Leo downs Shorter in Saturday night capIn their third match in 36 hours, the Lions defeated Shorter 3-1 at the South Region Crossover Saturday night. The Saint Leo volleyball team went a perfect 3-0 against Gulf South opponents, and contributed to the Sunshine State Conference's 30-3 record in the Crossover.
October 17, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball hot streak continues, Leo sweeps UNAThe Saint Leo women's volleyball team picked up its sixth-straight win Saturday afternoon at the South Region Crossover on the campus of West Georgia. The Lions rolled past the second seed from the Gulf South, University of North Alabama, 3-0.
October 16, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Lions roll past Lady BulldogsAt the South Region Crossover, the Saint Leo volleyball team steam rolled Union University 3-0. The Lions stifled Union's offense at the Coliseum in Carrollton, Ga. and did not let a single Lady Bulldog hit a positive attack percentage for the first time since Cibrone era.
October 10, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Lions collect fourth straight -W-The Saint Leo women's volleyball team notched its fourth consecutive victory Saturday in a three set sweep over visiting Lynn University. The Lions have now won 12-straight sets in the Marion Bowman Activities Center.
October 9, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Lions roll past Nova SoutheasternIt's no coincidence that the Lions have won the past nine sets, and three consecutive matches. The Saint Leo women's volleyball team has found its groove in the Marion Bowman center and it was evident Friday night. Nova Southeastern entered the match with the second-best conference record, and the Lions rolled sailed past the Sharks in a 3-0 sweep.
October 3, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Lions volleyball upsets No. 6 Florida Southern, 3-0The Saint Leo women's volleyball team swept no.6 Florida Southern in Sunshine State Conference action Saturday afternoon. Despite the close score, the Lions controlled the pace of the match, and avoided a fourth set in extra points.
October 2, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball picks up first home winThe Saint Leo women's volleyball team has been on the road the entire month of September, but the month of October looks bright as the Lions pick up their first home win of the season, in just their second outing at the Marion Bowman Activities Center. Saint Leo defeated Florida Tech 3-1,
September 26, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Saint Leo drops match to Palm Beach AtlanticIn non-conference action, the Saint Leo women's volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to host Palm Beach Atlantic Saturday. The Lions ended a three-match road swing and went 1-2 away from Marion Bowman.
September 25, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Lions fall in five at BarryThe Saint Leo University volleyball team battled Barry in Sunshine State Conference action Friday night, but fell short in a 3-2 loss. Anna Siruckova had a career night with a career high 23 kills.
September 24, 2015 | General News Eight teams in action for weekend Lions LedgerEight different teams are in action this weekend, as volleyball, and men's and women's soccer are in a full SSC swing. Both cross country teams will race in the SSC preview at Florida Southern while men's and women's tennis will be play at West Florida. The women's golf team will also take the course at the Lander Invitational.
September 17, 2015 | General News Home women's soccer game highlights full Saturday SlateThe Saint Leo women's soccer team host Lynn in the lone home event on Saturday. Both the men's and women's cross country squads will be running at the Florida Mountain Dew Invitational in Gainsville, Fla. The volleyball team will head to Eckerd for its second conference game, while the men's soccer team head to Boca Raton, Fla., for a match-up with defending national champions, and current No. 1 Lynn University.
September 15, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Lions stalled by #5 Tampa in SSC OpenerThe Saint Leo University Women's Volleyball Team fell to no. 5 Tampa Tuesday night in the Lions first Sunshine State Conference (SSC) of the season. The defending champions national champions downed Saint Leo in straight sets 25-20, 25-22, and 25-22.
September 14, 2015 | General News Volleyball Home Opener highlights Monday's Lions LedgerThe Saint Leo women's volleyball finally returns home for its 2015 home opener Tuesday. The women's golf team plays in the Rollins Ross Resorts Invitational for its first tournament of the season. Women's Soccer will play in its first conference match of the season at Eckerd.
September 12, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Lions block leads to sweep of MerrimackThe Saint Leo University volleyball team collected its third sweep of the season Saturday morning at the FSC/Terrace Hotel Volleyball Classic. The Lions took straight sets 25-14, 25-16, 25-18.
September 11, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Saint Leo earns second win over top-25 teamThe Saint Leo University volleyball team has played three Top-25 teams in its last four matches, thanks to a 3-1 win over no. 24 West Texas A&M, the Lions are now 2-1 against Top-25 teams this season. Saint Leo controlled the pace most of the match and thanks to outstanding play by the pin hitters, the Lions locked up the match.
September 11, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Saint Leo drops first match of FSC/Terrace Hotel VB ClassicThe Saint Leo University volleyball team lost its first match of the FSC/Terrace Hotel Volleyball Classic to Central Oklahoma 3-0 Friday morning. The Bronchos defense proved impenetrable thanks to nine blocks and 64 digs as a team.
September 5, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball downs No. 21 Arkansas Fort SmithThe Saint Leo University volleyball team downed No. 21 Arkansas Fort Smith 3-1 in its final match of the 2015 Hampton Inn-vitational hosted by the University of West Florida.
September 5, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball tamed by No. 3 Southwest Minnesota StateThe unranked Saint Leo University women's volleyball team entered Saturday's contest 2-0, and battled No. 3 Southwest Minnesota State in the second day of the Hampton Inn-vitational hosted by West Florida. Despite a 2-0 Mustang match lead, the Lions handled the third set with ease but fell short in the fourth and final set to lose to the 2014 national runner-up 3-1, (25-20, 25-26, 23-25, 28-26).
September 4, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Lions break out the brooms for second straight sweepThe Saint Leo University volleyball team ended the first day of the Hampton Inn-vitational with flair, sweeping the University of Bridgeport 3-0. The Lions improve to 2-0 to start the season.
September 4, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball wins season opener at Hampton Inn-vitationalThe Saint Leo University volleyball team opened the 2015 season with a bang, downing the University of Missouri-St. Louis 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 27-25) at the Hampton Inn-vitational hosted by the University of West Florida.
September 2, 2015 | General News It's time, five teams open 2015 seasonAfter weeks of preseason, the Lions will finally take the field, court and course this weekend and open the 2015-16 athletics campaign.
August 26, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball tabbed third in SSC Preseason PollThe Saint Leo University volleyball team was predicted to finish third in the Sunshine State Conference (SSC) Preseason Coaches Poll released on Wednesday. The Lions advanced to the quaterfinals of the NCAA South Regional last season after a third-place conference finish.
October 30, 2014 | General News Three home contests highlight latest LedgerThe Saint Leo volleyball team hosts a pair of SSC foes while men's soccer plays its final regular season game against Rollins at University Field.
October 23, 2014 | General News Eight teams in action in latest Lions LedgerThree teams head to Boca Raton, Fla. as No. 9 men's soccer has the chance to clinch its second consecutive regular season SSC crown with win over No. 4 Lynn.
October 18, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Saint Leo wins wholehearted-Lee over FlamesThe Lions ousted Lee University in three sets. The team concluded the weekend with Santiago and Campbell being named to the FSC/South Region Crossover All-Tournament Team.
October 16, 2014 | General News Six teams in action for weekend LedgerVolleyball will participate in a regional tournament while swimming heads to Boca Raton, Fla. Soccer will host Barry for a doubleheader and women's golf will begin the Saint Leo Invitational, Monday.
October 11, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Lions put the brakes on No. 5 WheelingSaint Leo upset Wheeling Jesuit 3-1 Saturday, handing the No. 5 team its second loss of the season. The Lions totaled a season-high 12 blocks to stifle the Cardinals.
October 10, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Tars topple Lions in five-set thrillerSaint Leo draws even in Sunshine State Conference play after a 3-2 defeat by Rollins. Senior Tawni Warren ignited the rebound in the second set but the Lions were unable to build momentum.
October 9, 2014 | General News Five teams hit the road for latest LedgerMen's and women's soccer meet Rollins on the road, volleyball to face a trio of opponents while cross country heads north to the FSU invite.
September 29, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Lions volleyball set lures for regional foe SailfishSenior Griffith-Hardy posted 26 kills, two solo blocks and a service ace in the Lion's previous matchup. Saint Leo welcomes No. 23 Palm Beach Atlantic for Tuesday regional action.
September 7, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Lions roll to a pair of straight-set winsSeniors Tawni Warren and Lauren Campbell were named to the All-Tournament team after leading the Lions to a set of victories over LIU-Post and UAA.