Sports this week 11/11-11/17


Graphic by Jessica Mouton

Women’s volleyball finishing up the regular season:

After a win and a loss last week, the volleyball team will compete in their last two regular-season games before the Southland Conference tournament.

Last week, the team won against the University of New Orleans, 3-2, but lost to McNeese State University, 1-3. 

On Nov.  12, the volleyball team will be staying on the road, traveling to Hammond to face off against Southeastern Louisiana University. 

On Nov. 14, the team will finish up its regular season at home against Houston Baptist at 7 p.m. in Stopher Gym.

Women’s basketball has one more away game before returning home:

The basketball team suffered defeats in its first two games of the season last week. Against Rice, the team lost 47-71, and against Indiana, the team lost 47-111.

On Nov. 14, the women’s basketball team will be playing against Texas Christian University in Fort Worth Texas. 

Men’s basketball looking for more wins after a win against Pittsburgh:

The men’s basketball team lost their first game of the season 70-78 in a game that ended in overtime. They won their second game against Pittsburgh 75-70.

The men’s basketball team will be returning home to play against Paul Quinn College on Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. in Stopher Gym. 

On Nov. 16, the team will be going to Baton Rouge to face off against Louisiana State University. 

Men’s and women’s tennis head to the Top’l Invitational:

The last time Men’s tennis competed was Oct. 11 – Oct. 13 in the Ron Wesbrooks Invitational in Beaumont, Texas.

Women’s tennis last competed Oct. 26 – Oct. 28 in the George Comeaux Invite in Hammond.

The team is going to Destin, Fla., to compete in the Top’l Invitational, Nov. 15 – Nov. 17.

Men’s and women’s cross country is headed to Fayetteville, Ark.:

The last time the teams competed was on Nov. 1 in the Southland Conference Championships. The women’s team came in ninth place and the men’s team came in 12th. 

The cross country teams are competing in the NCAA South Central Regionals on Nov. 5. 

Football has its last home game of the season:

The team won against Houston Baptist, 48-27, with Chase Fourcade and Julien Gums breaking records. 

Gums broke Fourcade and Broderick Cole’s program record for single-season rushing touchdowns of 13 with a three-touchdown performance.

Fourcade broke Cole’s record of 33 career rushing touchdowns with a one-yard run in the fourth quarter.

The football team competes in its last home game of the season against McNeese on Nov. 16 at 3 p.m.