Nicole Crutchfield first fell in love with track and field her sophomore year of high school, when she decided to put her natural born speed to use on the rubber turf.
The Fox Theater in Pomona rattled with bass Thursday night as exuberant students and locals jumped to the beats of DJ Earworm, Mike Posner and B.o.B at La Verne’s annual LaVernapalooza.
The women’s track and field team won the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Crown, finishing off a perfect 8-0 season, while the men placed second Saturday at Occidental.
La Verne’s women’s water polo team lost to Cal Lutheran Wednesday at the La Verne Aquatics Center, 13-2, in their last Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season game.
Now the Leopards will head into the SCIAC championships with a ninth place record of 1-7 in SCIAC and 11-21 overall.
Even with a full La Verne home crowd cheering, the women’s water polo team could not come through against Occidental at the La Verne Aquatics Center in Las Flores Park Saturday, losing 4-2 on the Leopards’ senior day.
La Verne’s Ortmayer Stadium was filled with an active home crowd Saturday as students, faculty and friends cheered on the track and field team against SCIAC rivals Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Caltech.
It is 20 minutes before the lunch break at Claremont High School. The beautiful campus consists of several red-roofed single story buildings separated only by courtyards with trees and sitting areas for students.
The softball team battled nationally ranked Linfield College Wednesday at Wheeler Park, but fell short in both games, losing the first game 9-0 and the second 6-1.
Neither Davenport Dining Hall nor Barbara’s Place list nutritional facts about the meals offered, and many students feel their meal choice would be altered if those facts were posted.
The softball team split its doubleheader on Saturday at Wheeler Park, winning the first game 1-0 in the last inning and losing the second game 2-1 against the Occidental Tigers.