The Southeastern basketball, tennis and track teams will all be in action during this
week in Southeastern Athletics.
The Lion men’s basketball team (13-9, 7-2 Southland) is one of four teams tied
atop the Southland Conference standings with two league losses and will host a pair
of conference contests this week. On Wednesday, SLU welcomes Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
for a 7 p.m. contest in the University Center. Central Arkansas comes to town on Saturday
for a 5 p.m. game.
Winners of three of its last four games, the SLU women’s basketball team (4-16,
3-6 Southland) also continues conference play this week. On Wednesday, the Lady Lions
will be at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi for a 7 p.m. contest, before hosting Central Arkansas
at 2 p.m. on Saturday in the University Center.
For Wednesday’s men’s game with the Islanders, Southeastern will host the 10th
Annual Jam the Jungle. The first 300 SLU students will receive free jambalaya and
promotional items courtesy of Southeastern Athletics Student Marketing and Promotions.
Southeastern students will also have the opportunity to win prizes at Wednesday’s
Wednesday is also a Cane’s Challenge at the UC. If the Lions score 60 or more
points versus A&M-Corpus Christi, fans can take their game ticket or student coupons
to their local participating Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers by the end of business
on Thursday to receive a free combo with the purchase of another of equal or greater
Saturday will be Local Heroes and Military Appreciation Day for the doubleheader
versus UCA. All military personnel, first responders and local unit members will receive
free admission with valid service ID.
Junior guard Jaclyn Scholvin will be Saturday’s Spotlight Player of the Game.
The first 150 fans at the women’s game will receive a trading card featuring the Mandeville,
Louisiana native courtesy of PRIDE.
Wednesday’s Lions-Islanders men’s game will be televised by Eleven Sports and
simulcast on Cox Sports Television. The Southeastern Channel will televise Saturday’s
hoops doubleheader. All three television broadcasts this week will be streamed at
www.Southland.org/live. The Southeastern Channel broadcasts will replay on Cox Sports Television on Sunday
with the women’s replay set for 6 p.m. and the men’s replay follows at 8 p.m.
Both of this week’s women’s games and Saturday’s men’s game will also be broadcast
live in the Hammond area on KSLU-FM (90.9), online at www.LionSports.net/listenlive and via the TuneIn Radio app.
The SLU tennis team (0-1) will open the home portion of its spring schedule with
a pair of non-conference matches at the Southeastern Tennis Complex. The Lions will
host Alcorn State on Saturday and LSU Alexandria on Sunday. First serve for both matches
is set for 12 p.m.
The SLU men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete in a pair of meets
to continue the indoor campaign. On Friday, members of the Lions and Lady Lions will
be at the LSU Bayou Bengal meet in Baton Rouge. Sunday will see select members of
both teams compete in the South Alabama Jaguar Invitational in Mobile, Alabama.
The Southeastern Louisiana baseball program will host its annual First Pitch
Banquet and Alumni Game this week.
Fifth-year head coach Matt Riser and the Lions will host the First Pitch Banquet,
Friday at 6 p.m. at The Event Center – La Maison Celebrazione on the corner of University
Ave. and Nashville Ave. (1904 Nashville Ave.) in Hammond.
The event includes dinner, a cash bar, silent auction, raffle and $2,000 drawdown.
Individual seats are $100 and include a raffle book and one drawdown ticket.
Reserved tables (eight seats per table) are available for $1,000 and includes
a raffle book, eight drawdown tickets and banquet recognition.
In addition to the dinner, silent auction, raffle and drawdown, a senior speaker
and presentation of this year's Heart of a Lion Award winner highlight the event.
Banquet tickets are available online at www.LionSports.net/BaseballBanquet. For further information, contact baseball’s director of operations Taylor Marceaux
at (985) 634-1560 or email@example.com. All proceeds from the event benefit the Southeastern baseball program.
The Lions will host an alumni game Saturday at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni
Field. Admission to the scrimmage, which features Southeastern baseball alumni squaring
off against the 2018 team, is free. Batting practice begins at 11:30 a.m. and first
pitch is slated for 1 p.m.
The 2017-18 season of The Jay Ladner Radio Show will continue on Monday at 7
p.m. at Rainbow Daiquiris (14384 West Thomas Street) in Hammond. Hosted by Allen Waddell,
the show can be heard live on KSLU-FM (90.9), Kajun 107.1 FM, The Highway 104.7 FM
and WFPR 1400 AM, online at www.LionSports.net/listenlive and via the TuneIn Radio app.
Men’s Basketball, The Jay Ladner Radio Show, Rainbow Daiquiris, 7 p.m. (KSLU 90.9
FM, Kajun 107.1 FM, The Highway 104.7 FM, WFPR 1400 AM)
Men’s Basketball, vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, University Center, 7 p.m. (Eleven Sports) (Cox Sports Television) (Southland Digital Network)*
- Jam the Jungle
- Cane’s Challenge
Women’s Basketball, at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas, 7 p.m. (KSLU)*
Men’s and Women’s Track and Field, at LSU Bayou Bengal, Baton Rouge, All Day
Baseball, First Pitch Banquet, Event Center, 6 p.m.
Men’s Basketball, vs. Central Arkansas, University Center, 5 p.m. (Southeastern Channel) (KSLU)*
- Local Heroes and Military Appreciation Day
- Cox Sports Television – Replay on Sunday, Feb. 4 at
Women’s Basketball, vs. Central Arkansas, University Center, 2 p.m. (Southeastern Channel) (KSLU)*
- Local Heroes and Military Appreciation Day
- Jaclyn Scholvin Spotlight Player of the Game
- Cox Sports Television – Replay on Sunday, Feb. 3 at
Women’s Tennis, vs. Alcorn State, Southeastern Tennis Complex, 12 p.m.
Baseball, Alumni Game, Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field, 1 p.m.
Women’s Tennis, vs. LSU Alexandria, Southeastern Tennis Complex, 12 p.m.
Men’s and Women’s Track and Field, at South Alabama Jaguar Invitational, All Day
Southeastern home events in bold.
* - Southland Conference contest