The Southeastern volleyball team will open the 2018 season to highlight this week
in Southeastern Athletics.
The Lady Lions will host the Green and Gold intra-squad scrimmage on Tuesday
at 7 p.m. in the Pennington Center. SLU will officially open the regular season by
competing in the Troy Invitational in Troy, Alabama. On Friday, Southeastern faces
Southeast Missouri at 3:30 p.m. Tournament play concludes on Saturday with matches
versus Southern (1 p.m.) and host Troy (4:30 p.m.)
The SLU soccer team will continue non-conference play on Friday, traveling to
North Texas for a 7 p.m. match in Denton, Texas.
Southeastern Athletics Marketing and Promotions will host Lionpawlooza in conjunction
with the Hammond Downtown Development District’s “Hot August Night” on Friday.
This year’s event will begin at 6 p.m. with a pep rally to be held on the main
DDD stage, located on the corner of SW Railroad Avenue and East Morris Avenue in the
parking lot across the street from The Steak House. The pep rally will feature Southeastern
head football coach Frank Scelfo, the SLU football team, the Spirit of the Southland
band, the Southeastern cheerleaders, the national champion Lionette dance team and
Roomie the Lion.
Following the pep rally, fans will have the opportunity to receive autographs
from members of the 2018 Lions. There will also be giveaways available, chances to
spin the SLU Athletics prize wheel and Northshore Broadcasting will provide the musical
Children ages 12 and under will also have a chance to sign up for the Party Barn’s
Lil’ Lions group. Members will receive free tickets to select Southeastern Athletics
events and various perks at the Party Barn.
For more information on Lionpawlooza, contact SLU Coordinator of Athletic Marketing
and Student Promotions Lindsey Cramer at (985) 549-3227 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Saturday, Southeastern will hold a Season Ticket Party for Lion football season
ticket holders only around the team’s morning practice. The season ticket party is
scheduled for 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the south end zone of Strawberry Stadium.
Southeastern also will be Media Day for the Lion football team. At 2 p.m. in
the Victory Club, members of the media will have the opportunity to meet with head
coach Frank Scelfo, offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Greg Stevens and defensive
coordinator Louie Cioffi, as well as select student-athletes.
For more information on Southeastern Athletics, follow @SLUAthletics on Twitter, like
/SLUathletics on Facebook and subscribe to the SLUathletics YouTube channel.
CLEAR BAG POLICY
Southeastern Athletics has instituted a clear bag policy for all ticketed events,
effective with the start of football season. For more information on the clear bag
policy, visit www.LionSports.net/clear.
Volleyball, Green and Gold Match, Pennington Center,
Volleyball, vs. Southeast Missouri (Troy Invitational), Troy, Ala., 3:30 p.m.
Soccer, at North Texas, Denton, Texas, 7 p.m.
Lionpawlooza, Main DDD Stage, 6 p.m.
Volleyball, vs. Southern (Troy Invitational), Troy, Ala., 1 p.m.
Volleyball, at Troy (Troy Invitational), Troy, Ala., 4:30 p.m.
Football, Season Ticket Party, Strawberry Stadium,
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Football, Media Day, Victory Club, 2 p.m.
Southeastern home events in bold.
* - Southland Conference contest