The La Verne baseball team clawed its way to victory against the Occidental Tigers in game two of its doubleheader, 11-4, Saturday at Ben Hines Field.
As the Pacific University Boxers found their offensive rhythm, the La Verne baseball team fell short and faced a tough 11-6 loss Sunday in game four of their series.
The baseball team battled back, after a 4-1 loss in their first game, to finish off the series with a 14-6 win against New Jersey natives Kean March 18 and 19 at Ben Hines Field.
After losing their second Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference series of the season against the Redlands Bulldogs, the baseball team swept the Whittier Poets in three games.
Redlands Bulldogs freshman pitcher Felix Minjarez threw a no hitter against the Leopards, for a 10-0 mercy-rule loss in the eighth inning Friday at Ben Hines Field.
A three-run homer by senior pitcher Mark Jebbia sealed the deal for the La Verne Leopards, putting them up 10-1 in their second game of the weekend Saturday at Ben Hines Field.
The baseball team brought its talents back to Ben Hines Field at Campus West for its first game of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and home opener of the season with a 12-1 win Friday over the Caltech Beavers.
The La Verne baseball team plans to put its past behind it and hopes to be in the running for another Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship during their upcoming 2015 season.
The Boston Red Sox selected La Verne catcher Joe Winterburn in the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
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.