2012-13 Women's Basketball News

March 28, 2013
Saint Leo to Induct 23 into National College Athlete Honor Society

March 14, 2013
Manigrasso Selected to Daktronics Second Team All-South Region
Manigrasso Led the Lions in Scoring with 15.6 ppg

March 10, 2013
Lions' Tournament Run Ends with Loss to Rollins in SSC Finals
Chelsea Connelly and Teresa Manigrasso Named to All-Tournament Team

March 9, 2013
Lions Roll Past Tampa, Earn First Ever Trip to SSC Finals
Chelsea Connelly Posted Career Highs in Scoring and Rebounding

March 7, 2013
Manigrasso Named First Team All-SSC and Newcomer of the Year
Manigrasso is the Seventh Player in Program History to be Named to the First Team All-SSC

March 7, 2013
UPSET! No. 7 Lions Shock No. 2 Lynn in SSC Quarterfinals
Lions Advance to Semifinals to Face Winner of Eckerd/Tampa Game

March 6, 2013
Sunshine State Conference Tournament - Coach Jessee's Thoughts
The Lions Play Lynn on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. in Kissimmee

March 2, 2013
Saint Leo Earns No. 7 Seed as Pairings are Released for 2013 SSC Women's Basketball Championship
No 7 Saint Leo vs. No. 2 Lynn; Thursday, March 7, 5:00 p.m.

February 27, 2013
Eckerd Tops Saint Leo on Senior Night, 64-62
Chelsea Connelly Notched a Double-Double

February 26, 2013
Women's Basketball vs. Eckerd - Coach Jessee's Thoughts
Senior Night | Wednesday | 5:30 p.m.

February 23, 2013
Lions Tripped up by Tars, 87-74
Chelsea Williams Scored a Career High 26 Points

February 22, 2013
Women's Basketball at Rollins - Coach Jessee's Thoughts
Nikki Jessee Previews Saturday's Game at Rollins

February 21, 2013
Clyburn Selected to WBCA's "So You Want to be a Coach" Program
Senior Elise Clyburn was Selected to the Exclusive Program

February 20, 2013
Lions Fall to Tampa in Overtime, 68-63
Teresa Manigrasso Scored 24 Points in the Loss

February 19, 2013
Women's Basketball vs. Tampa - Coach Jessee's Thoughts
Coach Jessee Gives Her Thoughts Going into the Game vs Tampa

February 16, 2013
Manigrasso Comes Up Clutch in 72-70 Overtime Victory over Top SSC Team Florida Tech
Lions Set New Program Record for Conference Wins in a Season

February 16, 2013
Women's Basketball at Florida Tech: Coach Jessee's Thoughts
Coach Jessee Previews Saturday's Game at Florida Tech

February 13, 2013
Lions Top Florida Southern on the Road, 66-59
Five Lions Score in Double Figures

February 13, 2013
Women's Basketball at Florida Southern: Coach Jessee's Thoughts
Coach Jessee's Thoughts Entering Game at Florida Southern

February 9, 2013
Green Notches Double-Double in Loss to Barry
Keishara Green Scores Career High 15 Points

February 8, 2013
Women's Basketball vs. Barry: Coach Jessee's Thoughts
Head Coach Nikki Jessee Talks about Upcoming Game against Barry

February 7, 2013
Lions to “Play 4Kay” against Barry on Saturday, February 9
Ticket proceeds from the women's basketball game will be donated directly to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

February 6, 2013
Lions Drop Conference Game at Lynn, 68-58
Lions' Second Half Comeback Comes up Short

February 5, 2013
Women's Basketball at Lynn: Coach Jessee's Thoughts
Nikki Jessee and the Lions Prepare for Tomorrow's Game at Lynn

February 2, 2013
Lions Fall in Conference Action to Nova Southeastern, 78-63
Teresa Manigrasso Scores Career-High 31 Points in Effort

February 1, 2013
Women's Basketball at Nova Southeastern - Coach Jessee's Thoughts
Coach Jessee Talks About the Lions Second Match Up Against Nova Southeastern

January 28, 2013
Manigrasso Named SSC Player of the Week
After Leading the Lions to Two Big SSC Wins, Manigrasso is Awarded Conference Player of the Week

January 26, 2013
Lions Win Second Straight, Top Tars 52-48
Kinnara Lewis Scores 17 Points in the Win | Chelsea Connelly Grabs 16 Rebounds

January 25, 2013
SSC Claims Highest DII ASR Rate for Sixth Straight Year
Saint Leo Contributes to another Year atop the List

January 23, 2013
Green Leads Lions to 53-47 Victory Against Eckerd
Keishara Green Tallied 10 Points and 11 Rebounds

January 19, 2013
Lions Come up Short Against Florida Tech, Fall 74-62
Chelsea Williams Led the Lions in Scoring with 20 Points

January 16, 2013
Women's Basketball Knocks Off No. 15 Tampa, 64-44
Teresa Manigrasso Paves Way With 23 Points

January 12, 2013
Lions Drop Conference Game to Barry, 81-68
Chelsea Connelly Notches Another Double-Double After a 11-Point and 11-Rebound Performance

January 10, 2013
SSC to Host "Professional Women in College Sports" Forum
Nikki Jessee and Jen Gellock to Share about Careers in College Athletics

January 9, 2013
Lions Earn Second SSC Victory in 56-46 Win Over Florida Southern
Chelsea Connelly Notches 10 Points and Nine Rebounds in the Win

January 5, 2013
Women's Basketball Falls to Lynn, 68-51
Chelsea Connelly Notches Double-Double With 13 Points and 10 Rebounds

January 4, 2013
Women's Basketball vs Lynn Preview: Coach Jessee's Thoughts
Lions Resume Conference Play With a 6-5 Overall Record

December 30, 2012
Lions Fall in Final Non-Conference Game, 64-51
Offense Struggles in Final Game of the Saint Leo Classic

December 29, 2012
Chelsea Williams Leads Lions to 60-55 Win Against Ursuline
Williams' 23 Points and 16 Rebounds too Much for Arrows to Handle

December 19, 2012
Women's Basketball Drops Double Overtime Thriller to Valdosta State, 69-64
Lions Come Back from 14-Point 2nd Half Deficit, Fall in 2OT

December 10, 2012
Women’s Basketball Drops Regional Contest to PBA, 68-56
Manigrasso Adds 16 Points in Regional Loss

December 3, 2012
Chelsea Williams Nets Women's Basketball Weekly Honors
Lions Earn First POW Honor Since 2008

December 1, 2012
Lions Top No. 17 Nova Southeastern in SSC Upset, 73-69
Chelsea Williams and Kinnara Lewis Led Saint Leo's Offensive Attack

November 27, 2012
Women’s Basketball Continues to Assist the Community
Lions Beautify Saint Leo

November 26, 2012
Lions Roll in Non-Conference Game, Beat Warner 92-43
Christina Granville Notched 14 Points and 11 Rebounds in the Win

November 21, 2012
PBA Rallies to Edge Saint Leo, 81-79
Manigrasso Scores Career-High 25 in Defeat

November 17, 2012
Lions End Saint Leo Invitational with 73-66 Win
Saint Leo Defeats Lindenwood and Improves Record to 3-1

November 16, 2012
Lions Upend UPR-Bayamon To Open Home Action, 72-39
Lions Led by 16-Rebound Night from Chelsea Connolly

November 13, 2012
Jessee Tabs Shawn Brown as Assistant Coach
Local Coach Joins Lions’ Bench

November 10, 2012
Women’s Basketball Falls to Ave Maria, 69-58
Chelsea Connelly Collects Season’s First Double-Double

November 9, 2012
Lions Overturn Virginia Intermont in Season-Opener, 68-45
Teresa Manigrasso Leads Team with 23 Points

November 8, 2012
Women's Basketball at Tampa Classic: Coach Jessee's Thoughts
Lions Prepare for Season-Opening Tournament

November 6, 2012
Women's Basketball Season Outlook
Nikki Jessee Discusses Her Team's Upcoming Season

October 26, 2012
Women’s Basketball Reveals 2012-13 Schedule
Lions to Compete in 26 Regular Season Games

October 17, 2012
Saint Leo Selected Ninth in Preseason Poll
Regrouped Lions’ Bunch Look to Move Up in SSC

September 25, 2012
Saint Leo to Host "An Evening with Lions' Basketball"
Coach Randall and Coach Jessee to Formally Kick-off 2012-13 on Tuesday, October 23

September 19, 2012
Women’s Basketball Contributes to the Community
Jessee and Company Lend Hand to Coastal Cleanup

August 29, 2012
Disaster Yields Updated Bowman Center
By Kyle LoJacono, The Laker

August 22, 2012
Jessee to Speak at USF Coaches Clinic
Lions’ Head Coach to Lend Instruction to High School Coaches

August 3, 2012
Stretch Internet Rejoins Saint Leo University as the Lions' Streaming Partner
Lions Announce Partnership with Premier Streaming Company

July 30, 2012
Managrasso Fills Out 2012-13 Women’s Basketball Roster
Teresa Manigrasso Joins Lions from St. Peters College

July 9, 2012
2013 SSC Basketball Championships to be Held at Kissimmee's Silver Spurs Arena
Lions’ Men and Women Look for Postseason Success