This Week in South East Athletics – January 24-30, 2022


This Week in South East Athletics – January 24-30, 2022
monday january 24
Men’s basketball, interior of the southeast basketball court with David Kiefer, Rainbow Daiquiris, 7 p.m. (Kajun 107.1) (The Highway 104.7) (The Boss 103.7/1400 AM)

Thursday January 27
Men’s Basketball, vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, University Center, 8 p.m. (ESPN+) (*
Women’s Basketball, vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, University Center, 5:30 p.m. (ESPN+) (*
– Natalie Kelly and Cierria Cunningham feature players of the match

friday january 28

Men’s and women’s athletics, at McNeese Invitational 2, Lake Charles, all day
Baseball, First Pitch Banquet, War Memorial Student Union, 7 p.m.

saturday 29 january
Men’s Basketball, vs. UIW, University Center, 4 p.m. (ESPN+) (*
– Denim Delight
Women’s Basketball, vs. UIW, University Center, 1 p.m. (ESPN+) (*
– Hailey Giaratano and Alexius Horne spotlight the game’s players

Tennis, at Southern Miss, Hattiesburg, Miss., 2 p.m.
Baseball, Alumni Game, Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field, 11:00 a.m.

Southeast Home Events at bold | Every hour Center | * – Southland Conference Competition

HAMMOND, Louisiana – Southeastern Louisiana University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will look to continue their strong beginnings in Southland Conference play, as the spring tennis season opens, indoor track teams return to action and the baseball team hosts the First Pitch Banquet and Alumni Game during this week in Southeast Athletics.

The SLU men’s basketball team (10-10, 2-1 Southland) will open the week with an 8 p.m. Southland conference contest against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Thursday at the University Center. On Saturday, the Lions host UIW at 4 p.m. Fans are encouraged to wear their best denim outfits for the Denim Delight promotion.

The Southeast Women’s Basketball Team (7-6, 3-0 Southland) opens the week with a 5:30 p.m. contest against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Thursday in a matchup of the last two teams undefeated in conference. On Saturday, UIW comes to town for a game at 1 p.m.

The star players for Thursday’s match will be Natalie Kelly and Cierria Cunningham. Hailey Giaratano and Alexius Horne will be the star players for Saturday’s game. The first 150 fans will receive trading cards featuring Spotlight players from this game, courtesy of PRIDE.

With a roster of six newcomers, the Lion tennis team will open the spring season on Saturday, traveling to Southern Miss for a 2 p.m. match in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

On Friday, the SLU men’s and women’s track teams will compete in their second indoor meet of the season. The Lions and Lady Lions will be in Lake Charles for the McNeese Invitational 2.

The Southeast baseball team will host the first pitch banquet and alumni game this week. On Friday, the First Pitch Banquet kicks off the week’s festivities at 7 p.m. at the War Memorial Student Union on the SLU campus.

The event includes a dinner, cash bar, silent auction, raffle and cash pick-up. Individual seats are $100 and reserved tables (eight seats per table) are available for $1,000. In addition to the dinner, silent auction, raffle and raffle, a senior player will be selected as the keynote speaker. As the number of places available is limited, fans are encouraged to reserve their place as soon as possible.

Banquet tickets are available online at For more information, contact the Lion Athletics Association at (985) 549-5091 or email [email protected] All proceeds from the event benefit the Southeast Baseball Program.

The Lions will also host an 11 a.m. alumni game Saturday at the Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. Admission to the scrimmage, which features Southeast baseball alumni taking on the 2022 Lions, is free. Baseball alumni wishing to participate in the game are asked to RSVP through the Associate Head Coach. Andrew Gipson at [email protected] or (985) 549-5130.

All basketball games this week will be televised on ESPN+ and can be heard at

The latest episode of Inside Southeastern Basketball featuring David Kiefer is scheduled for Monday at 7 p.m. The show will feature Kiefer and host Allen Waddell discussing Lion hoops every Monday through March 14 at Rainbow Daiquiris (14384 West Thomas Street). The show will air on Kajun 107.1 FM, The Highway 104.7 FM and The Boss 103.7 FM/1400 AM, as well as online at

For more information on Southeastern Athletics, follow @LionUpAthletics on Twitter, like /SLUathletics on Facebook and subscribe to the SLUathletics YouTube channel.

Southeastern Athletics has instituted a clear bag policy for all ticketed events, effective with the start of the football season. For more information on the clear bag policy, visit


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