February 25, 2013

Dave Moore Named Saint Leo Athlete of the Week

SAINT LEO, Fla. - For his efforts in Saturday evening's game against cross-town rival University of Tampa, Saint Leo men's lacrosse players freshman goalie Dave Moore has been named Saint Leo Athlete of the Week.  Moore’s efforts helped the Lions pick up the first ever victory in University Turf Stadium for both the men's and women's lacrosse teams.

Moore piled up 21 saves in Saint Leo's 8-7 overtime victory, earning the Lions’ first victory of the season, both in and out of conference.  He played the entire game Saturday night, recording over 62 minutes between the pipes for the Lions while allowing only seven goals facing 47 shots. The Lake Mary, Fla. native registered a save percentage of .750 on the night, while adding six ground balls.

Saint Leo returns to action on Thursday, February 28, when they travel to Winter Park, Florida to take on Rollins College in Deep South Conference action.  Game time against the Tars is slated for 7 p.m.  Fans who cannot make it to the game can catch all of the action live on the Saint Leo Sports Network at SaintLeoLions.com.   For the latest news, updates, and information, fans can 'Like' the Lions on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.