Today, Saint Leo Athletics boasts 19 teams for male and female student-athletes. See how this solid program began.
This is the fourth in a series of feature stories, profiles, and anecdotes recounting the significance of important events in the history of Saint Leo University, which is currently commemorating the 125th anniversary of its founding in 1889.
By Kim Payne, University Communications
The first inter-school football game was played in 1923 when Saint Leo was defeated by Jesuit Sacred Heart College. A year later, the Saint Leo Lions played their first full football schedule.