Freshman Philip Buque takes skills on ice outside the box

Philip and Alex Buque grew up playing hockey in the winter, lacrosse in the summer.

Alex played varsity and is now a superstar goalie in the National Lacrosse League; now, younger brother Philip is taking his shot with the Saint Leo University Lions.

Lions freshman Sydney Drummings adapting to change

ST. LEO, FLA. – Freshman Sydney Drummings has a tall task ahead of her. The 5-foot-11 South Plantation alum is confident in her field lacrosse skills heading into the new year and knows size has something to do with it. “My height, my dominant left hand when cradling and going down the field, my positive energy, […]

Ethan Ticehurst is still a big fish even in a big pond

ST. LEO, FLA – Usually when high school athletes advance to the university level they struggle with no longer being the best player on the field. But Saint Leo freshman Ethan Ticehurst is no ordinary lacrosse player. The former Coquitlam Adanacs captain back in B.C., starred during his time in the Western Lacrosse Association where […]

Midfielder Genevieve Gignac finishes career as one of St. Leo’s greatest players

ST. LEO, FLA. – Genevieve Gignac is among St. Leo University’s greatest student athletes to have stepped on a soccer field. The five-foot-three midfielder from Ottawa finished her Division II career ranked fifth all-time in games played (72), and sixth in career points (69). What is even more impressive is her work ethic and how […]

Ottawa’s Arielle Kabangu finds her soccer home at Saint Leo

ST. LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo University star forward Arielle Kabangu speaks three languages: French, English, and soccer. Affectionately called “Gu” by her coaches and teammates, the five-foot-10 junior has been the team’s top scorer since moving there from Ottawa in 2013. Overwhelmed with attention from college recruiters as a high school student, the now 20-year-old […]

Oshawa’s Lysyk takes high school success to Saint Leo

ST. LEO, Fla. – Canadian Zach Lysyk is working on taking the success he found in high school into his career playing NCAA Division II lacrosse at Saint Leo University. Lysyk, from Oshawa, Ont., who has two goals and one assist in six games this season, attended Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic High School where the […]

Saint Leo’s Gen Gignac determined to push game to next level

SAINT LEO, Fla. – Gen Gignac is ready to do even more work for Saint Leo University. The 20-year-old midfielder will be called upon to take charge for the Lions next season, as first-team All-Sunshine State Conference midfielder Saffron Jordan has returned to England’s Blackburn Ladies.