Tennis and women's lacrosse continue SSC action

Tennis and women's lacrosse continue SSC action

Monday, April 6

  #5 Women's Tennis vs. #44 Florida Tech  - 3 p.m.

Where: Saint Leo Tennis Complex, Saint Leo, Fla.
Record: SLU 13-3, 3-1 SSC  | FIT 12-7, 1-3 SSC
Website: SLU | FIT

Game Notes

  • The Saint Leo women’s tennis team is fresh off a SSC win over No. 45 Tampa in its most recent outing.  The Lions ousted the Spartans by a 7-2 final score after taking a 2-1 lead after doubles play.  The Green and Gold nearly swept singles action, clinching the contest and earning its third conference win of the season.
  • Marine Beugre-Guyot continues her torrid season for the Lions, improving to 11-1 on the year in singles play and an impressive 6-0 in the third flight.
  • The Panthers were swept by #6 Lynn in their last matchup, dropping a 9-0 contest to the Fighting Knights.  In the last meeting between Saint Leo and Florida Tech, the Lions took an 8-1 decision.

Tuesday, April 7

  Women's Lacrosse at #4 Florida Southern - 7 p.m.

Where: Bryant Stadium, Lakeland, Fla.
Record: SLU 7-5, 1-1 SSC | FSC 14-2, 1-0 SSC
Website: SLU | FSC
Coverage Links: Live Stats | Video

Game Notes

  • The Saint Leo women’s lacrosse team continues SSC play after splitting its previous pair of conference matchups.  The Lions bested Tampa by a 15-5 score before dropping its second contest of the week to No. 10 Rollins by a 14-5 final tally.
  • Midfielder Kelsey Burns netted four goals for the Green and Gold against rival Tampa while Alix Murray was a perfect 3-for-3 on the evening.  Freshman Abbie Ross added two goals to team-leading mark, totaling 25 throughout the season. 
  • Christina Minneci ranks second on the squad in points with 26 while adding 26 ground balls and 20 draw controls through 12 games this season.
  • The Lions rank fifth in the nation in saves percentage, stopping 0.520 shots, anchored by goalie duo Brittany Millsap and Kaylyn Kearns.  Millsap is 5-5 with a 48.5% saves mark across 515 minutes of play while Kearns stops 59.3% in her 220 minutes of action.
  • In the last meeting between the two teams, Florida Southern bested the Lions by a 20-5 final score.

Wednesday, April 8

  #5 Men's Tennis vs. #37 Florida Tech  - 3 p.m.

Where: Saint Leo Tennis Complex, Saint Leo, Fla.
Record: SLU 13-4, 3-1 SSC  | FIT 12-7, 1-2 SSC
Website: SLU | FIT

Game Notes

  • The men’s tennis team returns to action after a nearly two-week hiatus since its last matchup against NYIT.  The Lions bested the Bears by a 6-3 final score.  The win pushed the Lions to a No. 5 ranking in the latest ITA tennis national release.
  • Alex Theiler was tabbed the No. 21 singles player in the most recent national release while Egor Panyushkin garnered a No. 23 ranking.
  • Florida Tech is on a three-match skid after dropping its most recent contest to Embry-Riddle by an 8-1 final score.  Previous to that, the Panthers fell to SSC powerhouses Lynn and Barry.
  • Saint Leo bested Florida Tech in its matchup last season, defeating the team by a 5-1 final score on the road.

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