Lions still looking to find their stride in early preseason work

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Southeastern Football Practice Report – Day 3

HAMMOND, La. – The Southeastern Louisiana football team took to the practice field for the third time this fall Friday morning at Strawberry Stadium.

The Lions were split into two groups for the third consecutive day. Friday also marked the first day Southeastern practiced in shoulder pads.

While the physicality increased, the execution didn’t meet head coach Frank Scelfo and his staff’s expectations throughout the entire day.

“The first group came out here flying around and playing very crisp,” Scelfo commented. “Our next group was sluggish and they’re going to have fight through it.”

While Scelfo wasn’t as pleased with his entire team’s effort as he was on the opening two days, he expects his team to learn from today’s misstep.

“We’re going to have things go wrong during a practice or a game, but what’s important is how we bounce back,” Scelfo said. “Today wasn’t about physical mistakes; it was all mental. We have to be locked in every day. What’s exciting is they have the opportunity tomorrow to be better. When we have a bad day and we’re able to bounce back, that’s a great sign of growth for our team.”

The Lions will return to the practice field on Saturday at 9 a.m. Southeastern opens the 2018 season on Aug. 30 with a 7 p.m. contest at ULM.

For season ticket information, please contact the Southeastern Athletics Ticket Office at (985) 549-5466 or visit The Lions will welcome conference foes Central Arkansas (Sept. 15), Northwestern State (Sept. 29), Houston Baptist (Oct. 13), Abilene Christian (Oct. 20) and McNeese (Nov. 3).

Season ticket holders will also be able to participate in the Season Ticket Party, set for Aug. 25 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the south end zone of Strawberry Stadium.

Southeastern Athletics has instituted a clear bag policy for all ticketed events, effective with the start of football season. For more information on the clear bag policy, visit

Fans interested in becoming active supporters of the football program are encouraged to join the Touchdown Club. Lion football alums are encouraged to join the exclusive S Club, which is restricted to Southeastern athletic letterwinners.

All membership fees and donations to both the Touchdown Club and S Club (football) are available for the exclusive use of the Southeastern football program. Membership information is available by contacting the Lion Athletics Association at or (985) 549-5091 or visiting

For more information on Southeastern Football, follow @SLUFootball and @Coach_Scelfo on Twitter, like /SLUathletics on Facebook and subscribe to the SLUathletics YouTube channel.

Fall Camp Key Dates
Aug. 1 – 9 a.m./10:30 a.m.
Aug. 2 – 9 a.m./10:30 a.m.
Aug. 3 – 9 a.m./10:30 a.m.
Aug. 4 – 9 a.m./10:30 a.m.
Aug. 5 – 9 a.m.
Aug. 6 – 9 a.m.
Aug. 7 – 9 a.m.
Aug. 8 – 9 a.m.
Aug. 9 – 9 a.m.
Aug. 10 – 9 a.m.
Aug. 11 – 9 a.m.
Aug. 13 – 9 a.m.
Aug. 14 – 9 a.m.
Aug. 15 – 3:30 p.m. (First day of classes)
Aug. 25 – 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Season Ticket Party)

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