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Saints celebrate seniors’ day with a sweep over Southwest

The baseball team celebrated seniors’ day with a sweep over the University of the Southwest (USW). The Saints won the first game on Friday 8-3, then won the doubleheader on Saturday 3-1 and 3-2. In between the two games today, the university honored seniors Daniel Anciso, TJ Kassner, Nick Ludwig, Colton Vien and Ryan Ramsey.

The Saints improve to 27-21 overall and 16-8 in the Red River Athletic Conference. USW drops to 27-22 overall and 8-15 in conference. Read full story online.

Saints win one of three against Jarvis

The softball team hosted a Red River Athletic Conference three-game series against Jarvis Christian College (JCC) that was originally set to take place in Hawkins, Texas. The Saints hosted the Lady Bulldogs and were the visitors in this series, even though they were on their home field. OLLU fell to JCC in game one 3-6 and in game two 2-4. The Saints bounced back to defeat the Lady Bulldogs 9-0 in five innings in the final game. The Saints move to 13-16 overall and 8-10 in conference play. JCC is now 11-11 overall and 7-6 in conference play. Read full story online.

Baseball wins crucial series, prepares for seniors’ day this week

The baseball team won a crucial Red River Athletic Conference series against Jarvis Christian College (JCC) 2-1. The Saints won the single game on Thursday 11-1, won the first game of a doubleheader on Friday 3-0 and dropped the third game 13-5. The Saints improve to 24-21 overall and 13-8 in conference, while the Bulldogs move to 29-16 overall and 13-8 in conference.

In the conference, LSU-Shreveport is on top with a 17-4 record, followed by LSU-Alexandria at 14-7. Jarvis and OLLU are tied, followed by Texarkana at 11-10.

The Saints will play their last games at home April 19-20 against the University of the Southwest. Read full story online.

OLLU to sponsor Inaugural Sport and Leadership Academy

The athletic department is sponsoring the Inaugural OLLU Sport and Leadership Academy for boys and girls ages 6-14. The camp will take place June 17-21 on campus. Discounts are available for staff and faculty. Contact Shane Hurley for codes at 210-602-7182 or dshurley@ollusa.edu/

Campers will participate in activities involving baseball and softball, soccer, track (speed and agility), tennis, basketball, volleyball, arts and crafts, leadership and nature walk/earth sciences.

The camp counselors and staff will consist of OLLU coaches, staff and professors, as well as current and former OLLU student-athletes. All will have completed Campus Minor Training and be First-Aid/CPR-certified. Athletic trainers will be onsite.

The cost is $200 if registered by May 1; $100 deposit required to start registration; $250 on June 1 and later; $50 cancellation fee once deposited.

Visit the Athletics website for more information.

Softball loses series against LSU-Alexandria

The softball team fell to No. 20 Louisiana State University- Alexandria (LSUA) in three straight games during their Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) contest. OLLU fell to the Generals 0-2, 3-7 and 5-8. The Saints move to 12-14 on the season and 7-8 in conference play, while LSUA is now 22-10 on the season and 9-3 in conference play.

Baseball wins thriller over Texarkana

OLLU baseball started its three-game series with an unfortunate 15-7 loss, but the Saints came back to win the second game 5-1 on Thursday night. They closed out the series Friday afternoon with an exciting 11-inning game that resulted in a 6-5 win. The Saints are now 20-17 overall and 11-4 in the Red River Athletic Conference, while the Eagles drop to 21-17 overall and 9-6 in conference. Read more online.

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