Apr 19, 2016
Tuesday, April 19
at Embry-Riddle | Tuesday, 4 PM
Where: Crotty Tennis Complex | Daytona, Fla.
- The Saint Leo tennis teams head to Embry-Riddle for a match up that was originally scheduled for March 26, but had to be rescheduled due to rain. The No. 2 men’s team will take on No. 6 Embry-Riddle.
- The No. 2 Saint Leo men's tennis team, who is 18-1 on the season, wrapped up SSC play this past week with wins over Florida Southern, 9-0, and Florida Tech, 8-1, to finish with a 6-0 record to earn an undisputed SSC Regular Season Championship. Not only is it the program's first regular season title, but it is Saint Leo's first-ever tennis title of any kind.
- Over SSC play, the Lions earned their first-ever win over the reigning National Champions and currently No. 7 Barry University and their first-ever road win over No. 9 Lynn. In regional play, the Lions have topped No. 9 Valdosta State, No. 4 West Florida; nationally, Saint Leo has added wins over No. 12 Georgia College, No. 25 Flagler, No. 3 Armstrong State, No. 8 Concordia (N.Y.), No. 20 North Georgia, No. 12 Midwestern State, and No. 5 Lander. The Lions lone loss of the season came to then-No. 2 Hawaii Pacific, who is currently the nation's No. 1.
- On the women’s side, the Lions won the Sunshine State Conference Regular Season Championship after taking down No. 7 Nova Southeastern, 6-3. Saint Leo finished conference play with an 8-0 record.
- Marine Beugre-Guyot earned the Sunshine State Conference Female Tennis Athlete of the Week after going 5-0, 3-0 in doubles and 2-0 in singles.
- The Saint Leo women’s lacrosse team heads to No. 6 Florida Southern for a 7 p.m. mid-week game. The Lions are currently 3-10, 0-2 SSC, while FSC is 12-3, 2-0 SSC.
- This will be the sixth top-15 team the Lions will have faced this season.
- Rebecca Halley has 114 saves so far this season, and is just 10 saves from breaking the single-season school record of 123.
- Caroline Fraser recorded her 13th assist on the season against Tampa, making the junior two assists away from breaking the single-season assist record.
- The Mocs are averaging 13.4 goals per game, and 17.0 goals per game in SSC play. Kendall Kerge has scored 33 goals, while Ashley Robertson has tallied 31.