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Softball Opens NAIA World Series Against Madonna on Friday
Softball Opens NAIA World Series Against Madonna on Friday

May 21, 2024

COLUMBUS, GA. (May 23, 2024) - The NAIA No. 1-ranked Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) softball team will battle No. 8 seed Madonna University (MU) tomorrow at 6 p.m. Central Time in the NAIA World Series. This will be the Saints first matchup of the tournament.

Betancourt, Delgado and Dunn Named NAIA Scholar Athletes
Betancourt, Delgado and Dunn Named NAIA Scholar Athletes

May 23, 2024

KANSAS CITY, MO. (May 23, 2024) - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) released the 2024 Daktronics NAIA Baseball Scholar-Athletes on Thursday. Three athletes from the Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) baseball program were named to the team.

OLLU Athletics Are Runners-Up In Capturing the Red River All-Sports Award
OLLU Athletics Are Runners-Up In Capturing the Red River All-Sports Award

May 23, 2024

WACO, TEXAS (May 23, 2024)  – Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) missed out on its 10th Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) All-Sports Award in 2023-2024 after capturing the award for the last nine of 10 seasons. Edging out the Saints for the top award was Xavier University of Louisiana by 18 points. Xavier finished as runners-up to the Saints in each of its first two years in the RRAC.

Dreese, Rodriguez, Salas and Valdez Earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete Recognition
Dreese, Rodriguez, Salas and Valdez Earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete Recognition

May 22, 2024

KANSAS CITY, MO. (May 22, 2024) - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) released the 2024 Daktronics NAIA Softball Scholar-Athletes. Four athletes from the Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) softball program were named to the team.

Three From Men's Track and Field Garner NAIA Scholar-Athlete Awards
Three From Men's Track and Field Garner NAIA Scholar-Athlete Awards

May 21, 2024

KANSAS CITY, MO. (May 21, 2024) - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) released the 2024 Daktronics NAIA Men's Track & Field Scholar-Athletes. Three athletes from the Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) track and field program were named to the team.

Brook and Gaisford Earn Men's Golf NAIA Scholar-Athlete Recognition
Brook and Gaisford Earn Men's Golf NAIA Scholar-Athlete Recognition

May 20, 2024

KANSAS CITY, MO. (May 20, 2024) - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) released the 2024 Daktronics NAIA Men's Golf Scholar-Athletes. Joshua Brook and Oliver Gaisford received this honor. 

The team received a blessing during the Prayer Send Off on May 17 from Nick Lopez, Director of University Ministry.
Eleven from OLLU Will Participate in NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

May 17, 2024

KANSAS CITY, MO. (May 17, 2024) – The official final rosters for the 72nd Annual NAIA Men’s Outdoor Track and Field National Championships qualifiers have been announced. The event will be hosted by Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Ind., May 22-24. Eleven from the Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) men's track and field team have qualified for the meet.

The team receives a blessing from Nick Lopez, Director of University Ministry, during a prayer send-off on May 17.
OLLU Sends 12 to NAIA Track and Field National Championships - Most in Program History

May 17, 2024

KANSAS CITY, MO. (May 17, 2024) – The official final rosters for the 43rd Annual NAIA Women’s Outdoor Track and Field National Championships qualifiers have been announced. The event will be hosted by Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Ind., May 22-24. 12 from the Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) women's track and field team have qualified for the meet – the most in program history.

Saints Baseball To Host Showcase for High Schoolers and College Transfers
Saints Baseball To Host Showcase for High Schoolers and College Transfers

May 16, 2024

SAN ANTONIO (May 16, 2024) – Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) baseball will host the 2024 OLLU Baseball Prospect Showcase on Tuesday, June 18 for 2024-2026 high school graduates and college transfers. The all-day camp will take place at the Home of Saints Baseball Missions Baseball Academy located at 5707 Highway 151, San Antonio, 78227.

OLLU Women's Golf Has Four NAIA Scholar-Athletes
OLLU Women's Golf Has Four NAIA Scholar-Athletes

May 16, 2024

KANSAS CITY, MO. (May 16, 2024) - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) released the 2024 Daktronics NAIA Women's Golf Scholar-Athletes. Four from Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) earned this honor. 

The Saints won the NAIA Opening Round for the second year in a row.
Saints Shut Out Hope to Earn Second Consecutive Trip to NAIA Softball World Series

May 15, 2024

SAN ANTONIO (May 15, 2024) - The NAIA No. 1-ranked Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) softball team blanked Hope International University (HIU) 2-0 in the championship game of the San Antonio Bracket in the NAIA Opening Round on Wednesday. The Saints improve to 53-3 and earn a trip to a second consecutive NAIA World Series. The Saints did not allow a run in all three contests of the tournament. 

Saints Softball Faces Hope In NAIA Opening Round Championship Game
Saints Softball Faces Hope In NAIA Opening Round Championship Game

May 15, 2024

SAN ANTONIO (May 15, 2024) – Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) defeated Hope International University 1-0 to advance to the finals of the NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round. The top-seed Saints faced second-seed Hope with Cassandra Valdez scoring the only run and pitching a gem to help secure the win. The game was preceded by fourth seed Cottey College beating third seed Evangel University in an elimination game. Cottey then faced Hope and lost 9-0 to end its season. The Saints will now face Hope in the championship match. OLLU must win one game against Hope to win the title, while Hope must win two games to claim the title.

The Saints defeated Hope International University 1-0 to advance to the championship game.
Softball Sneaks By Hope to Advance to NAIA Opening Round Championship

May 14, 2024

SAN ANTONIO (May 14, 2024) - The No. 1-ranked Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) softball squad downed Hope International University (HIU) 1-0 in the semifinals of the San Antonio Bracket in the NAIA Opening Round. The Saints advance to the championship game and are now 52-3 on the season. The Royals drop to 36-16 overall. 

Saints Will Lock Into Their Game Plan to Succeed Over Hope International in Semifinals of the NAIA Opening Round
Saints Will Lock Into Their Game Plan to Succeed Over Hope International in Semifinals of the NAIA Opening Round

May 14, 2024

SAN ANTONIO (May 14, 2024) – Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) won the second game of the NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round that began on Monday. The top-seed Saints faced fourth-seed Cottey College and won 4-0 with Cassandra Valdez pitching a one-hitter. The game was preceded by the matchup between second-seed Hope International University and third-seed Evangel University that saw Hope winning 5-0. The Saints will now face Hope at 2:30 p.m., while Evangel will take on Cottey at noon.

Cassandra Valdez struck out nine batters.
Valdez Pitches One-Hitter to Advance Saints to Semifinal of Opening Round

May 13, 2024

SAN ANTONIO (May 13, 2024) – The No. 1-ranked Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) softball team downed Cottey College (CC) 4-0 in their first game in the San Antonio Bracket of the NAIA Opening Round. The Saints are the No. 1 seed while the Comets are No. 4. The bracket also includes No. 2 seed Hope International University (HIU) and No. 3 seed Evangel University. The Saints improve to 51-3 on the season while the Comets drop to 31-20.

Head Coach Patrick Torres is pictured with senior Viridiana Zuniga.
Women's Track and Field Competes in Trinity Last Chance Meet

May 13, 2024

SAN ANTONIO (May 13, 2024) – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) women’s track and field team participated in the Trinity Last Chance Meet sponsored by Trinity University. Senior Viridiana Zuniga was recognized for her time on the Cross-Country and Track and Field teams.