Oct 19, 2015
Monday, Oct. 19
Saint Leo Invitational | Oct. 19-20
Where: Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club, South Course – Dade City, Fla.
- Saint Leo women’s golf hosts its annual Invitational on Monday and Tuesday at the Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club. Teams will be playing the par 72, 6117 yard South Course, with 36 holes on Monday and another 36 holes on Tuesday. Play begins at 8:30 a.m. each day off split tees.
- A total of 15 schools are participating in the tournament, including six teams among the most recent GolfStat top 25: #2 Barry, #5 West Florida, #6 Lynn, #9 Saint Leo, #12 Flagler, #13 Montevallo, and #23 Limestone. Also participating will be Armstrong State, Florida Southern, Tampa, Shorter, Palm Beach Atlantic, Eckerd, Mount Olive, and Keiser.
- The Saint Leo five for the tournament will be Amanda Jakobsson, Marie Coors, Vilde Eriksen, Minta Yin, and Mao Young. Margine Arguello, Emma Duncan, Kellianne May, and Alex Velez will compete as individuals.
- The Saint Leo Invitational title is up for grabs this year, with defending champion Florida Tech not participating. Flagler was the team runner-up in 2014 with a 598, followed by Lynn (600) and Barry (608). The Lions were fifth last season in their own tournament with a 616, paced by Vilde Eriksen and Marie Coors tied for 11th on the individual leaderboard with a 150. Medalist last season was Florida Tech’s Felicia Leftinger, who fired a 142 over the 36 holes.
Tuesday, Oct. 20
- The Saint Leo volleyball team returns to Marion Bowman after a perfect weekend at the South Region Crossover. The Lions went 3-0 at the South Region Crossover thanks to sweeps of Union and North Alabama, and a 3-1 victory over Shorter.
- Leading the Lions defense at the Crossover, Jamee Townsend collected 4.70 digs per set across three matches. In addition to a stellar defensive outing, the junior delivered a .946 serve receive percentage and limited herself to just three reception errors in 56 touches. Townsend sprawled for a match high 24 digs against Shorter, her fourth 20+ dig performance this season. Against Union, the junior delivered a match high 16 digs (5.33 digs per set).
- Britt Sederholm led Saint Leo offensively and averaged a team best 4.15 points per set and 3.30 kills per set. It was Sederholm's most efficient outing, as the outside hit a .329 clip with only 6 errors on 82 attempts. Against Shorter, Sederholm led the Lions with 15 kills, her second highest total of the season. The sophomore limited herself to one error on 43 attempts and turned in her second consecutive .325 attack percentage or better performance. Sederholm notched her sixth double-double of the season, thanks to 14 digs, just one dig shy of her career high.
- Saint Leo's seven straight wins is the first string of seven wins since the Lions collected seven consecutive last season from Sept. 6 to Sept. 20. The Lions have not put together a longer string since 2009. In 2009 the Lions went 30-4, and Saint Leo strung together 22-consecutive wins.
- Eckerd also went 3-0 at the Crossover, and downed Lee University, Valdosta State and Alabama-Huntsville.
- Earlier this season, Saint Leo defeated the Tritons in St. Petersburg on Sept. 19. Leo won 3-1 (25-17, 22-25, 25-17, 25-23).
Wednesday, Oct. 21
vs. Tampa | 7:00 pm
Where: University Soccer Field | Saint Leo, Fla.
Record: SLU 6-4, 2-2 SSC | UT 8-4, 4-1 SSC
Website: SLU | UT
Coverage Links: Live Stats | Video
- Saint Leo has been riding the offense of juniors Matthias Keterna and Maximilian Schulze-Geisthovel, and continue to do so as both have eight goals on the season.
- The Lions have scored 24 goals, while limiting opponents to just seven.
- Keith Francisco leads the Tampa Spartans with six goals.
- Saint Leo head coach Keith Fulk is a Tampa alum.
- Arielle Kabangu recorded her ninth goal of the season against Embry-Riddle, and now has 50 goals for her career. She trails the record holder by two goals (52).
- Saint Leo has scored 25 goals, while limiting their opponents to eight.
- Cici Gonzalez leads the Spartans with seven goals this season, and 15 points.
- Caroline Frykgard has an 8-1-3 record, and a .89 goals against average