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Campus West site to open in April

Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports Editor West Campus Athletics Complex is the new home for the University of La Verne’s softball and baseball team. The fields are located in an area off of Wheeler Avenue and Arrow Highway. Each field will include a new press box, bleachers and batting cages. The complex will also include two paring lots and a multi-purpose field with lights. “Campus West is an incredible... 

From the dance floor to first base

From the dance floor to first base
Raven Freret, junior broadcasting major, plays first base for the softball team. Freret started playing softball at age 5 and has not stopped since. For the second consecutive season, Freret was named to the First Team All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Karleigh Neff Staff Writer It is almost impossible for a competitive college softball player to... 

Leopards clinch spot in SCIAC tournament

Leopards clinch spot in SCIAC tournament
Junior communications major Candice Nuñez went to bat at the bottom of the second inning against Pomona-Pitzer, where she hit a single. La Verne won both games in their double-header home game at Wheeler Park on April 19, trouncing the Sagehens on their senior day. / photo by Stephanie Ball Christian Garay Staff Writer The softball team earned its spot in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic... 

Sweeps drop ULV to 5th in SCIAC standings

Sweeps drop ULV to 5th in SCIAC standings
Sophomore Rachel Hong tags out Athena Harmony Palmer as the softball team dropped both games in Saturday’s doubleheader against Chapman and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at Wheeler Park. The Leopards gave up a total of 17 runs and were held to only three runs in both games. The losses puts the Leopards at 19-13 on the year and 11-11 in SCIAC play. / photo by Christopher Mora Kat Simonelli Staff Writer The... 

Leopards claw Sagehens in sweep

Leopards claw Sagehens in sweep
Sophomore outfielder BreeAnna De La Rosa slides into home plate, avoiding the reach of Sagehen sophomore catcher Emily Glass in the top of the sixth inning of the first game of Friday’s doubleheader. To the coaches’ and players’ dismay, the umpire called her out. But the Leopards came back, scored three runs in the inning to win, 3-2. They also won the second game, 4-0. / photo by Zachary Horton  Read More →

Leopards declawed by Wildcats

Leopards declawed by Wildcats
Outfielder Amanda Copas throws the ball back to second base during the second inning of the first game against Linfield College March 20. La Verne lost both games, 9-0 and 6-1. / photo by Katherine Careaga Karleigh Neff Staff Writer The softball team battled nationally ranked Linfield College Wednesday at Wheeler Park, but fell short in both games, losing the first game 9-0 and the second 6-1. The... 

La Verne hits its way to a sweep over Ducks

Erica Maurice Staff Writer The softball team pulled off back-to back wins against Stevens Institute 9-1 in game one and 19-0 in game two at Wheeler Park Sunday. In the first game, La Verne pitcher Katherine Kibbe hit a homerun in the bottom of the first making it the only homerun of the game. “I liked how we all came together and worked on team hitting,” second baseman Rachel Hong said. “This... 

Ho’s outing gives LV win in game 1

Ho’s outing gives LV win in game 1
Junior first basemen Raven Freret slides into third base toward Occidental’s senior pitcher Brittnay Vacura during Saturday’s doubleheader. The teams split the doubleheader, leaving La Verne to win the first game, 1-0, and Occidental the second, 2-1. / photo by Chelsea Knight Karleigh Neff Staff Writer The softball team split its doubleheader on Saturday at Wheeler Park, winning the first game... 

Leopards opens season with sweep over Cal Lutheran

Leopards opens season with sweep over Cal Lutheran
Laura Olson records an out for the Leopards against Cal Lutheran in a doubleheader to open the SCIAC season Saturday. The Leopards won both games against the Regals by a combined score of 18-2, and improved their record to 6-0. La Verne is currently 7-1 and in third place in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference standings. / photo by Christopher Mora  Read More →

New fields renew hope for teams

New fields renew hope for teams
Graphic courtesy of David Evans and Associates, Inc. Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer With the West Campus project moving forward, the softball and baseball teams will finally have their own fields to call home. The project, with a projected completion date of December 2014, will create the West Campus Athletics Complex, with fields up to NCAA standards. It will also include a parking lot. The West Campus... 
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