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Sixteen balls hit hard and straight at the defense proved to be the key difference in a 2-0 defeat for the Leopards at the hands of the Willamette Bearcats of Oregon at Pomona-Pitzer on Wednesday.
La Verne continued its eight game winning streak against Whittier on Saturday beating the Poets 3-0 in game one and 8-4 in game two.
The softball team swept its doubleheader conference opener against Cal Lutheran on Monday at Wheeler Park with scores of 3-2 and 6-4.
The softball team earned its first victory of the season sweeping a doubleheader against Chapman by scores of 11-1 and 4-1 on Saturday.
With the new semester around the corner, students are curious to see what is in store for the 2011 spring sports season.
With the addition of a new parking lot and new state of the dormitories come consequences for some of the athletes and the athletic fields at the University of La Verne.
The La Verne softball team fell short in its third straight NCAA Regionals appearance on Friday after being shutout, 1-0, in the first game by Louisiana College and losing in eight innings to Texas-Tyler, 11-8, in the second game.
The Leopards won three in a row on Saturday to win the 2010 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference post-season tournament in Claremont against the Redlands Bulldogs.
Saturday was a memorable day for the La Verne softball team, as it wrapped up the regular season with a two game sweep of the Occidental Tigers, 12-3 in game one and 4-2 in game two, earning a trip to the post-season tournament.
The Leopards and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas split a doubleheader on Saturday that had important postseason implications for both teams.