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OLLU women’s basketball defeats Xavier and Philander Smith in LSU Classic

The women’s basketball opened its regular season this weekend with a pair of wins over NAIA Gulf Coast Athletic Conference members Xavier University and Philander Smith University. The Saints beat Xavier 92-86 and Philander Smith 99-72 at the Louisiana State University – Shreveport Classic Tournament. The NAIA No. 17-ranked Saints improve to 3-0 overall, while No. 15-ranked Xavier drops to 2-2 and Philander to 4-4.  The Saints will play their next game in San Antonio against NCAA Division I University of the Incarnate Word on Nov. 20 at 5:30 p.m.

Saints Basketball Day

ollu_shield_whtThe Our Lady of the Lake University men’s and women’s basketball teams will be at the Mall Area on Thursday from 12:15-1:30 p.m. to autograph their Saints schedule posters for whoever wants one. In addition, Frito pies and other Saints gear will be given away, while supplies last. All of the OLLU community is invited to come by and get a poster to display in offices, dorm rooms, at home and other populated areas. For additional information, or to get a poster beforehand, contact Patty Constantin at 210-434-6711, ext. 5505.

OLLU’s Ornela Bacchini receives conference ‘Women’s Basketball Player of the Week’ honors

Ornela Bacchini was named “Player of the Week.”

Ornela Bacchini was named “Player of the Week.”

Ornela Bacchini was selected as Red River Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Co-Player of the Week for the dates of Nov. 4-10. Bacchini, a senior center from Buenos Aires, Argentina, missed only two shots while accounting for 17 points and nine rebounds in an 81-74 defeat of Texas Wesleyan University. She was 7-of-9 from the field and 3-of-3 from the free throw line as the Saints won their season opener. Read full story online.

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