2011-12 Headlines

June 21, 2012
Saint Leo Places 95 Student-Athletes on Spring SSC Honor Roll
Lions Continue to Impress in the Classroom

June 6, 2012
Kemkes Selected ITA All-America Singles
Lions’ No.1 Singles Players Garners National Award

May 31, 2012
Women’s Tennis Concludes 2012 Season with 12th-Place Ranking
Kemkes Finishes in the Top-15 of Both Singles and Doubles

May 19, 2012
Kemkes Tabbed CoSIDA Academic All-District Women’s At-Large
Lions Sophomore Adds to Postseason Accolades

May 2, 2012
No.15 Women’s Tennis Falls to No.2 Barry, 5-0
Loss Ends Lions’ Record-Setting Season

May 1, 2012
Women’s Tennis Bounces Rollins in First Round of NCAA Tournament, 5-0
Lions Earn Program’s First NCAA Tournament Win

April 30, 2012
Women’s Tennis NCAA First Round Match Postponed
Match to Begin on Tuesday at 10 A.M.

April 28, 2012
NCAA Tournament Preview - Coach Bryce's Thoughts
Men and Women Prepare for Rollins

April 27, 2012
Kemkes Tabbed All-SSC First Team Singles; Kemkes/Singleton Name First Team Doubles
Five Different Lions Earn Spot on All-Conference Team

April 24, 2012
View Tennis NCAA Selection Tonight on NCAA.com
Lions’ Men’s and Women’s Tennis Vie for A Spot in South Region Tournament

April 22, 2012
No.15 Women’s Tennis Falls Short to No.12 Rollins, 5-4
Lions Finish SSC Tournament in Fourth

April 21, 2012
No.15 Saint Leo Falls to No.4 Lynn, 5-1, in Semifinals of SSC Tournament
Lions Post One Point at Doubles

April 20, 2012
Doubles Sweeps Guides Lions to 5-1 Win Over No.24 Florida Tech
Lions Advance to Battle Lynn in the SSC Semifinals

April 20, 2012
Rain Washes Away Semifinal Action at Florida Blue SSC Championships
Lions to Resume Action on Saturday

April 19, 2012
Rain Reschedules Friday Portion of the SSC Tennis Tournament
Women Pushed to 8 a.m.; Men Scheduled For 11 a.m.

April 18, 2012
SSC Tournament - Coach Bryce's Thoughts
Lions Prepare for Florida Southern and Florida Tech

April 15, 2012
Pairings Made For Florida Blue SSC Tennis Championships
Men to Challenge Florida Southern; Women to Take On Florida Tech

April 14, 2012
No.15 Women’s Tennis Nipped by NAIA’s Embry-Riddle
Lions See Seven-Match Win Streak Snapped by No.2 Eagles

April 12, 2012
Tennis Senior Day Video
Lions to Challenge Embry-Riddle in Regular Season Finale

April 11, 2012
Women’s Tennis Ranked Third in Latest South Region Poll; Men Hold Sixth Spot
Women Earn Sole Possession of Third Place

April 10, 2012
No.15 Women’s Tennis Topples Eckerd in Conference Finale, 9-0
Lions Earn Seventh-Straight Win

April 9, 2012
Tennis Weekly Preview - Coach Bryce's Thoughts
Lions Prepare for Eckerd and Embry Riddle

April 4, 2012
No.15 Women’s Tennis Ousts SSC Foe Tampa, 7-2
Lions Collect Fourth Conference Win

March 31, 2012
Rain Cancels Men's and Women's Tennis
Lions and Pioneers Will Not Make Up Match

March 29, 2012
No.15 Women’s Tennis Defeats No.19 Mocs for First Time in Program History!
Lions Use Doubles Sweep En Route to Win

March 28, 2012
Women’s Tennis Propels to No.15 in Latest ITA Poll
Lions Rank Third in NCAA South Region Poll

March 27, 2012
Tennis Weekly Preview - Coach Bryce's Thoughts
James Bryce discusses his team's upcoming matches with Florida Southern and New Orleans

March 25, 2012
No.17 Women’s Tennis Overthrows Lindenwood, 9-0
Benkirane and Lions Wrap-Up Flawless Week

March 22, 2012
Lions Improve Standings In Latest ITA South Region Rankings
Laura Kemkes Ranked Region’s Third-Ranked Singles Player

March 21, 2012
No. 17 Saint Leo Makes Easy Work of West Virginia State, 8-1

March 19, 2012
Leadership Saint Leo Student-Athlete Graduation Ceremony March 25th
15 Lions to be honored at Ceremony in TECO Hall

March 19, 2012
Tennis Weekly Preview - Coach Bryce's Thoughts
The Lions Prepare for A Trio of Non-Region Contests

March 17, 2012
No.17 Women’s Tennis Routs Indianapolis, 7-2
Lions Earn 11th Win of the Season

March 16, 2012
No.17 Women’s Tennis Repels Bentley, 7-2
Lions Break Double-Digit Win Barrier

March 9, 2012
No.17 Women’s Tennis Fall to No.12 Columbus State, 7-2
Lions See Four-Match Winning Streak Snapped

March 7, 2012
No.17 Lions Ground Division I Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks, 7-2
Lions Post Fourth-Straight Win

March 7, 2012
Tennis Weekly Preview - Coach Bryce's Thoughts
Lions See Tenn.-Martin, No.9 Columbus St., and Indianapolis at Home

March 5, 2012
Kemkes Collects Second SSC Tennis Player of the Week Award
Sophomore Registered a 6-0 Mark Last Weekend

March 4, 2012
No.17 Women’s Tennis Ends Road Trip with 8-1 Triumph Over UAH
Lions Earn 3-0 Mark on Alabama Road Trip

March 3, 2012
No.17 Women’s Tennis Bounces North Alabama; Delta State
Lions Improve to 7-3 on the Season.

March 1, 2012
Women’s Tennis Ranked No.17 in Latest ITA Rankings
Women Vault to No.17 in the Country

February 25, 2012
Lions See Winning Streak Stopped by No.9 Rollins, 5-4
Singleton and Kemkes Collect Two wins Apiece.

February 24, 2012
Lions Collect Second-Straight Upset; Down No.18 Florida Tech, 6-3
Saint Leo Takes 2-of-3 Doubles En Route to Win

February 23, 2012
Women’s Tennis Increases Regional Standing
Saint Leo Improves from Eighth to Sixth

February 23, 2012
Tennis Weekly Preview - Coach Bryce's Thoughts
Lions Prep for Florida Tech, Rollins

February 19, 2012
Women's Tennis Upsets No.24 Nova Southeastern, 7-2
Lions Earn First Conference Victory

February 18, 2012
Women’s Tennis Tripped-Up by No.1 Lynn, 7-2
Lions Earn One Win at Singles and Doubles

February 14, 2012
Tennis Weekly Preview - Coach Bryce's Thoughts
Lions Hosts Eckerd; Travel Down South this Weekend

February 14, 2012
Women’s Tennis Routs Eckerd, 9-0
Lions Post Second Shutout of Season

February 13, 2012
Kemkes Tabbed SSC Tennis Player of the Week
Sophomore Produced a 4-0 Record

February 11, 2012
Women’s Tennis Delt Narrow Defeat to No.4 Barry, 5-4
Kemkes and Singleton Post 4-0 Record against Perennial Power

February 8, 2012
Women’s Tennis Overpowers Rival Spartans, 9-0
Lions Claim Non-Region Contest

February 7, 2012
Tennis Weekly Preview - Coach Bryce's Thoughts
Coach Bryce Discusses Tampa and Barry

February 4, 2012
Women’s Tennis Opens Season with 6-3 Win Over Palm Beach Atlantic
Four Singles Victories Spark Lions to Win

February 2, 2012
Tennis Weekly Preview - Coach Bryce's Thoughts
Lions Season Begins Thursday Afternoon vs. Armstrong Atlantic

January 31, 2012
Saint Leo Tennis Season Preview: Making an Impact
An Outlook on the 2012 Campaign for the Men and Women

January 27, 2012
Sunshine State Conference Hosts "Professional Women in College Sports" Symposium
Erika Brennan Serves on Panel to Help Guide Female Student-Athletes

January 23, 2012
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. Student-Athlete Scholarship – Nominations Being Accepted
Link to Nominate Deserving Saint Leo Student-Athletes Inside

January 20, 2012
Sunshine State Conference again Posts Highest ASR in NCAA Division II
Saint Leo Helps Conference Maintain Top Spot Nationally

January 8, 2012
Bryce Reveals Women’s Tennis 2012 Schedule
14 Home Matches Highlights Women’s Schedule

December 9, 2011
Sunshine State Conference to Host "Professional Women in College Sports" Forum
Saint Leo’s Erika Brennan to Address Female Student-Athletes

December 7, 2011
Judy Sweet to Highlight 2012 Saint Leo University Girls & Women in Sports Day
26th Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day, February 2nd

November 9, 2011
Lions Earn National Recognition From ITA
Five Different Lions Earn National Rankings

November 7, 2011
Tennis Coach Continues to Excel
Story by Katie Gwinn

October 6, 2011
Tennis Primed For Varner Memorial Invitational
Tournament Set to Begin Friday, October 8

September 30, 2011
Saint Leo Tennis Teaches the Game to the Community
Lions Provide Instruction to Youth of the Area

September 26, 2011
Women’s Tennis Surges at USTA/ITA South Region Championships
Doubles Team Highlights Lions’ Run in Georgia

September 22, 2011
Women’s Tennis Shines on First Day of USTA/ITA South Region Championships
Lions Total 15 Wins on Day One of South Region Tournament

August 23, 2011
Bryce Selects Beth Daub as Assistant Coach
Daub Joins Lions’ Staff after Playing Stint with Towson University

August 3, 2011
Tennis Courts Receive Facelift
Men’s and Women’s Tennis to Play Blue Surface in 2010-11

July 15, 2011
Women's Tennis Chosen All-Academic Team; Trio Named All-Scholar
Ebner, McDonald, and Kemkes Selected ITA All-Scholar Athletes

July 9, 2011
Bryce Announces Maria Benkirane as Squad's Latest Addition
Sister of Former Lion Lands with the Green & Gold