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Softball splits series with Sagehens

Softball splits series with Sagehens
Danielle Vela, junior second baseman, rushes to cover first base as Sagehens’ Lauren Boden quickly approaches during the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader. The Leopards lost the game, 7-4, in seven innings. Following a doubleheader sweep of Occidental the following day, the team improved its record to 10-14 overall and 6-8 in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, good... 

Campus West site to open in April

Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports Editor West Campus Athletics Complex is the new home for the University of La Verne’s softball and baseball team. The fields are located in an area off of Wheeler Avenue and Arrow Highway. Each field will include a new press box, bleachers and batting cages. The complex will also include two paring lots and a multi-purpose field with lights. “Campus West is an incredible... 

Runners and throwers showcase skill at Tri Meet

Runners and throwers showcase skill at Tri Meet
La Verne senior Matt Rehder places first in the men’s javelin event at the La Verne Tri Meet Saturday, throwing a distance of 49.55 m. The meet, hosted by La Verne at Ortmeyer Stadium, welcomed Orange Coast College and Golden West College and ended with La Verne taking more than 20 first place spots. / photo by Veronica Orozco Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports Editor The track and field teams hosted... 

Swim splashes 16 school records

Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports Editor The swimming and diving teams competed in the Southern California Intercollegiate Ath­letic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships, held at the Brenda Villa Aquatic Center in Commerce last weekend. The men finished fourth and the women finished sixth, and overall the two teams broke 16 school records this year. “This season went well and everyone has... 

Panthers strike at LV senior night

Panthers strike at LV senior night
Chapman center Ivory Hallstein reaches to defend a pass by senior forward Teresa Fatai halfway through the first half. The game was tied 9-9, but the Leopards lost 59-41 in their final game of the season. With the loss, the Leopards did not qualify for playoff contention. / photo by Amanda Nieto The women’s basketball team ended its season after suffering a 59-41 loss to Chapman Saturday at Frantz... 

Leopards use better judgement to get past Brandeis

Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports Editor The women’s tennis team defeated No. 24 Brandeis, 6-3, Thursday at the Claremont Club. The Leopards have now beaten three nationally ranked teams in four games to begin the season. The Brandeis Judges were a challenging team but the Leopards came out on top, swinging strong in both the doubles and singles matches. “Doubles played really well and I’m proud... 

Women’s track team places at Pomona meet

Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports Editor The track and field teams competed Saturday, at the Pomona-Pitzer All Comers Meet, which was held at Sterile Track at Pomona College. The women took first in the hammer throw and the 4×100 relay. Senior Deanna Doss won the hammer throw, logging 45.11 meters “I feel pretty great about placing first in the hammer event. Especially because I threw a 10-pound... 

Women’s basketball held in check by Regals

Women’s basketball held in check by Regals
La Verne sophomore Jasmine Bush attempts to defend the basket against Cal Lutheran freshman Jessica Salottolo during Saturday’s game at Frantz Athletic Court. The game ended in a 63-47 loss for the Leopards putting La Verne on a two game losing streak. / photo by Stephanie Ball Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports Editor The women’s basketball team lost to the Cal Lutheran Regals, 63-47, Saturday at... 

LV swim plunges into new season

LV swim plunges into new season
Coach Pat Skehan oversees the swim team practice for the upcoming meet. Assistant coaches Mike Kuzman, Gary Appel, and Erin Morten lead the 600-yard warm-up and rev-ups. The team works on breakout cords, parachutes, and kicking exercises. The Leopards compete against Occidental at 11 a.m. Saturday at the La Verne Aquatic Center. / photo by Sarah Golden Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer The University of... 

Cross country competes in NCAA Regionals

Cross country competes in NCAA Regionals
Sophomore Brian Hayes was the first University of La Verne runner to cross the finish line in 10th place overall in the NCAA men’s cross country West Region Championships at Pomona-Pitzer Saturday. Following Hayes was La Verne’s Cristobal Gutierrez, who came in 12th place. The men’s team finished fifth overall. Hayes and Gutierrez will compete in Hanover, Ind., for the NCAA national championships... 
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