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ULV gets bombarded by Athenas, 4-2

Alex Forbess Editorial Director They blocked, passed and took several shots at the goal, but it was not enough for the women’s soccer team, losing to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 4-2 Wednesday at Ortmayer Stadium. While the momentum started to pick up when junior defensive midfielder Ariel Loera made the second goal for the Leopards within the last five minutes, the Athenas managed to control the game... 

ULV smothers the Flames in win

ULV smothers the Flames in win
Junior Marsiella Macias, an all-conference selection player in 2010, contributed to a big win against Bethesda on Saturday by scoring four goals. The Leopards doused the Flames at the newly renovated Ortmayer Stadium, 6-0. The La Verne women’s soccer team is off to a good start, having won its first three games of the season. / photo by Hunter Cole Taylor Perez-Graham Staff Writer The women’s soccer... 

Late effort is not enough for Leopard victory

Late effort is not enough for Leopard victory
La Verne junior midfielder Joshua Hill takes La Verne’s first shot of the second half surrounded by Whittier junior forward Gregorio Giorgi, junior defender Francis Maxwell and junior midfielder Jon Elvins Monday night. The Poets expelled the Leopards, 4-2. / photo by Zachary Horton Monique Millan Staff Writer The humidity in the air wasn’t the only thing bringing the heat in this seasons opening... 

Men’s squad prepares for season opener

Men’s squad prepares for season opener
Members of the University of La Verne men’s soccer celebrated Labor Day early in the afternoon before heading over to the new stadium for evening practice. After playing two games in New York and flying back the previous morning, the team was back on the field to practice before the first home game of the season, against Pacific University. The Leopards defeated Pacific 3-1. The Leopards will host... 

Leopards look to score with Love

Leopards look to score with Love
Antoinette Love has been hired as the fifth head coach of the women’s soccer team in the 25 years since its inception. / photo by Warren Bessant Amanda Nieto Arts Editor With Matt Rogers’ nameplate still hanging on the door and an office that is relatively plain, Antoinette Love continues to settle in to her new position as women’s soccer coach. Love officially began as the new head coach on... 

Zwissler era ends after 19 years at post

Daniel Hargis Sports Editor Head women’s soccer coach Wendy Zwissler will not return for the 2012-13 season. Zwissler guided the team for 19 years, taking the position in 1992 after coaching the La Verne women’s tennis team the spring before. Across the last six seasons Zwissler led the squad to a cumulative record of 25-73-7. In her first seven years of coaching, Zwissler accumulated an 80-45-3... 

Bulldogs maul LV on senior night

Bulldogs maul LV on senior night
The men’s soccer team went head-to-head with Redlands on Saturday. During the second half Bulldog sophomore defender Richie Marquez strikes a header with freshman midfielder Nico Johnson (No. 5) as his backup. Leopard sophomore forward Abdullah Alharshan is involved in the play, trying to stop Marquez. The Leopards were shut out by the visiting Bulldogs 3-0, who won the regular season Southern California... 

Visiting Athenas trump Leopards

Visiting Athenas trump Leopards
La Verne freshman midfielder Jamie Weaver holds off her defender, senior Rosa Ahn of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, during Saturday’s game at Damien High School. Weaver waits for the right opportunity to turn toward the goal. But the Leopards could not move past the Athenas, losing 2-0 in their last home contest of the year. / photo by Zachary Horton Daniel Hargis Sports Editor Signs and balloons decorated... 

LV thrashes Beavers’ dam on road

LV thrashes Beavers’ dam on road
On Saturday senior defender Brandon Friedel attempted to shield the ball from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps midfielder Rodrigo Bravo Beneitez at Claremont McKenna College. La Verne made its only goal in the first half of the game, and ended up gored by the Stags 8-1. / photo by Candice Salazar Julian Burrell Associate Editor The La Verne men’s soccer team ventured into enemy territory and managed a shutout... 

Men’s soccer drops 3-1 decision to CLU

Daniel Hargis Sports Editor Despite a late goal, it was too little too late as men’s soccer fell to the visiting Cal Lutheran Kingsmen by a 3-1 score Wednesday at Damien High School. After a scoreless first half, it took the Kingsmen under five minutes to find their first tally, by way of freshman midfielder Tyler Pascoe. “We didn’t prepare ourselves for this game and we didn’t find the ball,”... 
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