Brent Baier, now a former assistant coach for the football team, is stepping away from the game he loves to be a part of the admissions office on campus at La Verne
What was expected to be a powerhouse year for the football team did not meet team expectations with some crucial close losses.
Coming onto the field to play its last home game of the season, the La Verne football team was hoping to send out its 14 seniors on a good note against the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens.
What the Leopards hoped would be a magical day during Homecoming weekend turned out to be much less than magical for the La Verne football team, as it suffered a tough loss to the Redlands Bulldogs, 64-28, Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium.
The football team faced a 40-24 loss Saturday against the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags under the Zinda Field lights.
The football team faced a tough first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game loss to Occidental, 33-27, Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium.
Even after facing a 50-48 loss against Whitworth Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium, the La Verne football team still put on a phenomenal fight for its home opener.
The football team has high hopes for the upcoming season with goals that are more effort and discipline based.
In their last home game of the season, the Leopards lost 49-21 to the Cal Lutheran Kingsmen Saturday night.
Though it was a record setting day for the Leopards as senior running back Matthew Biggers rushed for 159 yards to become the all time leading rusher in La Verne history, Chapman still bested the team on the scoreboard in a 45-7 loss.