Southeastern Louisiana Lions and Lady Lions

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Southeastern Louisiana Lions
University Southeastern Louisiana University
Conference Southland Conference
NCAA Division I FCS
Athletic director Jay Artigues
Location Hammond, Louisiana
Varsity teams 13
Football stadium Strawberry Stadium
Basketball arena University Center
Baseball stadium Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field
Softball stadium North Oak Park
Soccer stadium Southeastern Soccer Complex
Other arenas Southeastern Tennis Complex
Southeastern Track and Field Complex
Nickname Lions
Colors Green and Gold[1]

The Southeastern Louisiana Lions and Lady lions are composed of 13 teams representing Southeastern Louisiana University in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, cross country, and track and field. Men's sports include baseball, football, and golf. Women's sports include volleyball, tennis, soccer, and softball. The Lions compete in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Southland Conference.[2]


Southeastern Louisiana University sponsors six men's, and seven women's teams in NCAA sanctioned sports:[3]

Men's sports[edit]


Men's basketball[edit]


Women's sports[edit]

Women's basketball[edit]


"Lion Up!" cheer and gesture[edit]

In 2014 all Southeastern athletic teams adopted the Texas Tech University Red Raiders hand gesture and modified the related "Guns Up!" cheer to "Lion Up!" The gesture's "L" shape thus stands for "Lion" instead of the pistol it represents at Texas Tech.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Athletic logos". Retrieved April 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Southeastern Louisiana Athletics". Retrieved 2012-05-04. 
  3. ^ Southeastern Louisiana University Lions
  4. ^ Artigues, Jay (2014-08-29). "Luncheon address". Hammond Chamber of Commerce. Hammond, Louisiana.  Artigues was Athletic Director at Southeastern at the time the gesture was adopted and the cheer adapted.

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