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Madrigal serves as LV’s tennis ace

Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports Editor When she is not schooling her friends at Guitar Hero, Andrea Madrigal is dominating on the tennis court. Madrigal, who graduated from South Hills High School in West Covina, came to the University La Verne because it is a smaller school and she is able to play tennis. It is a sport that she did not grow up playing much. “I used to play soccer actually,” Madrigal... 

Women’s tennis takes No. 2 spot

Hannah Burton Staff Writer The women’s tennis team ended its 2014 season strong, with a 16-5 record overall and an 8-3 record in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. On Friday, the women competed in the SCIAC quarterfinal and semifinal rounds at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center. The Leopard earned two wins, defeating Whittier, 5-1, and Pomona-Pitzer 7-2. ULV defeated Whittier... 

Leopards served by Trinity

Hannah Burton Staff Writer The women’s tennis team competed against No. 19 ranked Trinity College on Friday at the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Biszantz Family Tennis Center. La Verne faced an unfortunate loss of 6-3 to the Bantams. With the loss, the Leopards fall to 9-2 on the season with both losses coming against nationally-ranked teams. During the doubles matches, sophomore Andrea Madrigal and freshman... 

Women’s tennis stays undefeated

Women’s tennis stays undefeated
Junior Laina Matsuda play as the top doubles pair with teammate Jeannette Losaria on Tuesday at the Claremont Club against the University of Mary Washington, winning the match with a score of 8-4. The Leopards defeated UMW with a final team score of 6-3. Their next match will be against Washington University-St. Louis at 2 p.m. Monday at the Claremont Club. / photo by Helen Arase Hannah Burton Staff... 

Leopards use better judgement to get past Brandeis

Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports Editor The women’s tennis team defeated No. 24 Brandeis, 6-3, Thursday at the Claremont Club. The Leopards have now beaten three nationally ranked teams in four games to begin the season. The Brandeis Judges were a challenging team but the Leopards came out on top, swinging strong in both the doubles and singles matches. “Doubles played really well and I’m proud... 

Tennis finishes season ranked No. 28 in D-III

Julian Mininsohn Staff Writer The women’s tennis team finished the season in fourth place in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Con­fer­ence after falling to Redlands, 6-3, in the third place match at the SCIAC Champion­ships May 4 at the Upland Tennis Club. La Verne finished the year with a 13-8 overall record and 5-4 in SCIAC. The 13 wins are the most in La Verne history. The Leopards... 

Tennis finishes fourth in SCIAC

Tennis finishes fourth in SCIAC
Freshman Andrea Madrigal smashes the ball over the net for a point against a doubles team from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the tournament semifinals at the Upland Tennis Club May 3. Winning more games this season than any other season, with a record of 5-3 in conference play, the team earned a spot to play and host the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship. The Leopards... 

Leopards miss the mark

Leopards miss the mark
Junior political science and law major Valerie Lezin returns a volley during her match against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps’ Erin Coughlan April 19. Lezin lost the match, 2-1. The Leopards fell to CMS, 9-0, at CMS as the Athenas finished undefeated in SCIAC. / photo by Ryan Gann  Read More →

Women’s tennis win streak ends at 4

Women's tennis win streak ends at 4
Sophomore international business major Laina Matsuda battles in her singles match Friday against Jamie Solomon of the No. 12 nationally ranked Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens. The Poway native would go on to force three sets in No. 3 singles match, but would lose, 2-6, 6-3, 4-6. / photo by Christopher Mora After a tough match, nationally ranked Pomona-Pitzer snapped the women’s tennis team’s four match... 

Sagehens shut out the Leopards

Sagehens shut out the Leopards
Freshman Laina Matsuda returns a serve during a doubles match at Pomona-Pitzer Saturday. The 9-0 loss to the Sagehens gives the Leopards a 6-8 overall record. The Leopards continue their season against Occidental at the Claremont Club Friday. / photo by Scott Mirimanian  Read More →
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