In baseball, there are hot streaks and then there’s the streak St. Leo senior Taed Moses found himself on during last weekend’s series against Nova Southeastern.
Moses was an astonishing 8-for-10 with two doubles, two triples, four RBIs and seven runs scored in the three-game series. The Lions won each game, getting back into the Sunshine State Conference race at 4-5 in league play and 23-10 overall.
Moses received accolades as well. He was named not only the SSC player of the week, but also the NCAA Division II South Region player of the week.
Moses also took over the lead in team batting average (.356) heading into this weekend’s series with Florida Tech.
The Lions began their series with the Panthers on Friday. They conclude with a doubleheader on campus today at 1 p.m.
DOUBLE-DIGIT STREAK: The softball team (29-13, 9-3 SSC) had a chance to extend its winning streak to 11 games at home this weekend against Rollins.
The Lions played on Friday and, like the baseball team, have a home doubleheader today at 1 p.m.
Saint Leo has not lost since March 16, a streak that includes six consecutive conference wins.
Alana Tabel has won four of the past five games and five of eight during the streak. But the offense has been impressive, as well, scoring 6.1 runs per game.
DASKIEWICZ HONORED: Adrianna Daskiewicz was named the SSC Women’s Tennis player of the week on Monday.
The junior won four matches last week, including the win-clinching matches for Saint Leo’s team events against Rollins and Nova Southeastern.
Saint Leo (14-2, 6-1 SSC) traveled to No. 3 West Florida on Friday.
LIONS LEFTOVERS: The men’s golf team finished in 13th place at the Buccaneer Invitational this past week with Nick Brothers leading the way (212 for three rounds). … The men’s lacrosse team (7-3, 5-1 Deep South Conference) faces Florida Southern today in the regular season finale.
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