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Baseball looks toward next season

Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports Editor The baseball team ended its regular season with an overall record of 19-22 and a 15-13 record in the Southern Cali­fornia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Leopards beat Caltech, 21-2 in seven innings on April 29 and with a loss by Occidental on that same day, clinched the No. 4 seed in the SCIAC postseason tournament. La Verne faced top-seeded Cal Lutheran... 

Leos squeeze into SCIAC playoffs

Leos squeeze into SCIAC playoffs
Senior catcher George Holland hits a double play grounder in the bottom of the fifth inning Saturday against Whittier. The Leopards played a split doubleheader Saturday at Ben Hines Field, facing both Pomona-Pitzer and Whittier. They beat the Sagehens in the first game, 6-3, and then won the second against Whittier, 12-2, moving them into fourth place. La Verne will play in a double elimination tournament... 

La Verne loses three to Kingsmen

La Verne loses three to Kingsmen
Junior Mark Jebbia pitched a shutout during the first seven innings against Cal Lutheran, only giving up hits and striking out 10; however, the eighth inning took a different turn with the Kingsmen scoring seven runs, which would leave the Leopards losing, 7-4. The second game was likewise unfavorable for the Leopards with a 10-3 loss. / photo by Amanda Nieto Kat Simonelli Metro Editor The Cal Lutheran... 

Leos open Campus West with split

Leos open Campus West with split
La Verne senior second baseman George Holland steps on second to force out Occidental senior Alec Strain before faking a throw to first Saturday. Opening weekend at the new Campus West sports complex started off with a bang as the baseball team took the field against the Occidental Tigers. The Leopards split the doubleheader, losing the first game 6-3 and shutting them out in the second game, 6-0.... 

La Verne premieres Campus West

La Verne premieres Campus West
As a Metrolink train passes by, University President Devorah Lieberman addresses a full-capacity audience from the new softball field at the grand opening ceremony of Campus West on Tuesday. Campus West, the University’s newest athletic facility, will house the baseball and softball teams as well as a recreational field open to student use. The facility, which has full parking lots, sits on Wheeler... 

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... 

Leopards bomb the Bombers back to New York

Julian Mininsohn Sports Editor The baseball team earned a 17-8 victory over the Ithaca College Bombers of New York Sunday at Rio Hondo Community College in Whittier. With the game tied at four in the third inning, the Leopards had a six run inning to break the game open. “Everybody was hitting,” sophomore shortstop Michael Reyes said. “It was a solid team effort offensively.” Reyes went 3-for-4... 

ULV baseball expects big things next season

Julian Mininsohn Staff Writer The Leopards were unable to defend their SCIAC title from last season finishing the season with an overall record of 22-16 and 16-12 in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. La Verne placed fifth in SCIAC and did not qualify for the conference tournament, but the players were able to gain a lot from this season. “If I could take anything from it,... 

Leopards fail to slide into SCIAC postseason

Julian Mininsohn Staff Writer The baseball team suffered a tough 5-4 loss to Pomona-Pitzer Sunday at Alumni Field in Claremont. The Leopards then ended their season Tuesday with an 11 inning win against the Poets at Whittier, 4-3. Despite the win La Verne fell short of qualifying for the Southern California Inter­collegiate Athletic Conference post season tournament. On Sunday, the Sagehens grabbed... 

Leo bats fall silent in Cal Lu sweep

Leo bats fall silent in Cal Lu sweep
Head coach Scott Winterburn leaves a meeting at the mound during Friday’s loss to Cal Lutheran. Led by starting pitcher Jake Petersen, the Kingsmen held the Leopards to one run and won, 5-1. Cal Lutheran extended its winning streak to 12 games and clinched the top seed heading into the SCIAC tournament. The Leopards dropped to fifth place in standings and will have win their four game remaining games... 
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