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Senior guard Amanda Copas helped the women’s basketball team reach new heights of success this season. Copas led the Leopards to a .500 winning percentage and scored her 1,000th career point along the way.
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.