A topic debated among many in the college sports world is whether student-athletes should be paid for the revenue they bring in to their universities.
Sophomore swim team member Madeline Lovrensky had a record setting season, capturing the SCIAC title for the 100 and 200-yard backstroke for the second year in a row, giving her four individual conference titles. She has not been beaten in a SCIAC event in her two years at La Verne.
In Sunday’s road game at Memorial Field against Whittier, the baseball team showed why it is still the team to beat in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
The baseball team won Saturday’s doubleheader against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at Arce Field. The Leopards’ timely offense was the reason for the game-one win, 8-2, before taking the second, 8-7.
The women’s water polo team defeated Caltech 15-7 at Las Flores Park Friday. The game was the Leopards’ second game in the annual Claremont Convergence event.
The Leopards swept a doubleheader against the Caltech Beavers Saturday at Arce Field of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, winning the first game 5-3 and 6-0 in the second.
The baseball team split a Saturday afternoon doubleheader against Chapman at Mazmanian Field of Mt. San Antonio College, losing 11-3 in the first game before taking the second, 4-1.
In an unforgettable senior night game, the men’s basketball team rallied from 18 points down to defeat Cal Lutheran, 85-81, Saturday at Frantz Athletic Court.
A valiant effort was not enough as the men’s basketball team suffered a tough road loss to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 76-68, Saturday at Ducey Gymnasium.