Seniors Chantal Crouzet and Raphaelle Buenafe ended their Leopard careers on a high note, helping the women’s basketball team cruise to a 90-36 senior night win over Caltech on Saturday.
President Devorah Lieberman and Professor of Education Peggy Redman participated in the ceremonial puck drop to open a 4-0 win for the Ontario Reign over the Utah Grizzlies for Go Green and Teacher Appreciation Night Saturday.
The women’s water polo team opened its 2012 season at home with two losses against NAIA Concordia and SCIAC rival Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Saturday.
Head women’s soccer coach Wendy Zwissler will not return for the 2012-13 season.
The women’s basketball team kept the game close against the San Diego Christian Hawks Monday, but after an 18-0 run during the second half by the visitors, fell 80-64.
The banged up Leopard women’s basketball team made their first appearance at Frantz Athletic Court of the 2011-2012 season in a 75-72 loss to NAIA Linfield, dropping their second game in three days on Nov. 21.
Last season the women’s basketball team earned a berth to the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference postseason tournament and the second highest three-point shooting percentage in Division III, but this year has the makings of even greater success.
On senior day Saturday the Leopards lost both of their games at Las Flores Park, with an emotional 10-9 loss to the Whittier Poets and a 12-7 loss to the Vanguard Lions.
For the first time in 20 years, the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has welcomed another university into its membership, Chapman University.
Saturday was a big night for Leopard volleyball as it faced off with the visiting Whittier Poets in senior Mika Chan’s final home game at La Verne. The Leopards fell in a sweep, 25-13, 28-26 and 25-23.