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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.
Emotions and the score ran high for the Leopard seniors Monday, as the women’s basketball team beat Pomona- Pitzer on senior night, 111-69.
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.
La Verne played a tight defensive game Saturday at Claremont Mudd-Scripps. The Leopards led the game by 14 points until the Athenas came back in the second half. La Verne’s defense stood strong and they held on for an 82-77 win.
Even with the stadium roaring — fans chanting, “I believe that we will win” — it was not enough momentum for the men’s basketball team to overcome Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, losing 73-67 Wednesday at Frantz Athletic Court.
The women’s basketball team opened up the season with a 70-55 loss to Whitman Friday at Frantz Athletic Court.
The men’s basketball team finished its final preseason test Saturday night with a 73-53 win over the Afghanistan national team in front of a home crowd at Frantz Athletic Court.
After ending last season with a record of 8-17 overall and 6-8 in SCIAC, the women’s basketball team has high hopes to go all the way in conference for the 2012-2013 season.
As the men’s basketball team drills technique, junior Erick Becker and senior Vince Bauer defend against freshman Weston Newell as he attempts to make a pass.
With more than 1,000 career points and three great seasons of basketball, senior Trevor Woodland has made his mark on Leopards athletics.