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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The Saints will play their last games at home April 19-20 against the University of the Southwest. Read full story online.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org/
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.
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.
The baseball team failed to win one game against LSU-Shreveport to lose the series 3-0. The scores were 4-2, 3-5 and 5-1. They are set to face Trinity University at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
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.
The OLLU softball team fell flat in their midweek contest against Texas Wesleyan University (TWU) on Wednesday in Fort Worth, Texas. The Saints competed in a doubleheader, losing the first game 2-3 and the second game 5-10. The Saints now move to 10-11 on the season, while TWU improves to 9-19. Read more online.
OLLU’s Miki Romain was awarded Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) Women’s Track Athlete of the Week for March 18-24, while Nathaniel Aguilar (SR/El Paso, Texas) garnered RRAC Men’s Track Athlete of the Week recognition for the same dates. This is the fourth set of weekly track awards for 2019. Read more online.
The OLLU men’s golf team traveled to Kerrville, Texas, to participate in the Big Texan Invitational, which was hosted by the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV). The tournament took place March 25-26 at the Comanche Trace Golf Course and was littered with tough NCAA and NJCAA competition. OLLU posted a ninth place finish out of 11 teams. Read more online.