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Category: Athletics

SEU Athletics Keep Fueling the Fire

Each year our Fire Athletics teams really bring their game … both on the field and in the classroom. “I am proud of the discipline shown by our student-athletes,” said Director of Athletics, Drew Watson. “We had another year of success athletically and academically.” Here are just a few of the highlights from this past school year. Quick Stats The Fire had another impressive year in 2016–17. Check out these ... More


July 14, 2017

SEU Adds Roberts as Associate Athletic Director

Southeastern University Director of Athletics Drew Watson recently announced the hiring of Darcee’ Roberts as associate athletic director for advancement, marketing and promotions. In this role, Roberts will handle fundraising efforts for the Fire athletic program while also overseeing the marketing and promotions side of the department. “Darcee’ brings a proven track record of experience as a general manager at the professional level and has shown that she understands how ... More


July 1, 2016

SEU Hosts Ribbon-Cutting for Student Activities Center

Southeastern University will host its ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly expanded Student Activities Center (SAC) facility on Tuesday, April 12, at 10 a.m. The new facility includes a gymnasium, telescoping bleachers, coaches’ offices, a multipurpose room and a large equipment storage room. The architectural firm for the project is SCMH Architects, and the company constructing the facility is NuJak Development. The addition expanded the existing space by 15,209 square feet, bringing the ... More


Fire Claim First Women’s Basketball Title

For the second night in a row, the Fire women's basketball team used a second-half spurt to claim victory. On February 27, it gave Southeastern its first Sun Conference Women's Basketball Tournament championship in program history. "We'll have our moments where things aren't working, and then all of a sudden we find a way to make it click," said interim head coach Leann Dahlstein. "When you work all season for something, ... More


March 1, 2016

SEU to Join Nation’s Largest Football Conference

The Mid-South Conference and The Sun Conference are merging to form the largest football conference in college sports. Conference officials announced Thursday that beginning with the 2017 season, the Mid-South Conference will include 20 teams, which will compete in three divisions. The new, expanded football conference will allow three teams to earn an automatic bid to the NAIA Football Championship Series. "This is an exciting day for Fire football. I'm proud to ... More


February 26, 2016

Fire to Compete for Sun Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Four teams are headed to Southeastern University this weekend to vie for The Sun Conference women's basketball championship and claim the league's automatic bid to the NAIA Division II National Championship. Following wins on Tuesday in the quarterfinal round, third-seeded Webber International and fourth-seeded Thomas will be joining top seed and host, Southeastern, and second seed, St. Thomas, at The Furnace on Friday and Saturday, February 26 and 27. Tickets for the ... More


February 25, 2016

Ethan Owen, SEU Wrestler

Ethan Owen is a business management major and student-athlete who is originally from the Carolinas but now lives in the Lakeland area. For Ethan, getting to compete as a Fire athlete is a privilege and opportunity not to be wasted. As the first athlete signed to the wrestling team More


February 19, 2016

Student Blog: It’s Game Time!

College is a time to build relationships, learn new things and ultimately have fun doing whatever you enjoy doing — and Southeastern University is no exception. There are so many great opportunities here on campus. You like spoken word poetry? Speak That is the club for you. Is singing your passion? Join the worship choir. And what about those of you who love to play sports? Look no further than Southeastern’... More


February 17, 2016

Belli Takes Helm of SEU Women’s Soccer

Southeastern University Director of Athletics Drew Watson has announced the hiring of Randy Belli as the head women’s soccer coach. Belli currently serves as executive director of the Sunshine State Soccer Association of US Club Soccer, directing all soccer for the state including elite ID programs, and helped the organization to unprecedented growth in registered players. He also worked with the West Florida Flames, helping that club to a ... More


February 1, 2016