HAMMOND, La. – With the university closed Thursday in the aftermath of Hurricane Zeta, Southeastern Louisiana’s Green & Gold volleyball match has been pushed back to 6 p.m. Friday evening.
Fans can watch a free video stream using the Lions’ Gameday Experience app for Android or iOS devices, the Southland Conference Digital Network app for smart TV devices (e.g. Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android TV and Roku) or through the Southeastern Athletics website at www.LionSports.net/SSN.
Southeastern (14-17, 8-8 Southland) wrapped up the 2019 regular season with the third-largest improvement in wins in the nation, going from a pair of victories in 2018 to 14 this past season. In his first season at the helm, head coach Jeremy White led the Lady Lions to their most overall wins since the 2004 season and most conference wins since 2014.
Returners Sam Gomez and Karlee Wilkerson formed a key part of a Lady Lions squad that ranked third in the conference last season with an average of 2.01 blocks per set and fifth with a .210 attack percentage, a 70-point improvement over the previous season and the program’s highest attack percentage in more than a decade.
Gomez, a senior from Mandeville, Louisiana, ranked second on the squad with both a .268 attack percentage and 86.0 total blocks (0.76 per set) along with finishing third in kills (258 total, 2.28 per set) and points (325.0 total, 2.88 per set).
Wilkerson, a junior from Springfield, Louisiana, ranked third in attack percentage (.189) and blocks (78 total, 0.71 per set) along with fourth in both total kills (210, 1.91 per set) and points (255.0 total, 2.32 per set).
DIGGIN’ IT CLUB / S CLUB
Fans interested in becoming active supporters of the Southeastern volleyball program are encouraged to join the Diggin’ It Club. Lion volleyball alums are encouraged to join the exclusive S Club, which is restricted to Southeastern athletic letter winners.
All membership fees and donations to both the Diggin’ It Club and S Club (volleyball) are available for the exclusive use of the Southeastern volleyball program. Membership information is available by contacting the Lion Athletics Association at [email protected] or (985) 549-5091 or visiting www.LionUp.com.
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