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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 →

Panthers show no mercy for Leopards

Panthers show no mercy for Leopards
La Verne sophomore Valerie Lezin returns the ball during the Friday doubles match against Chapman at the Claremont Club. The Leopards were hunted down by the Panthers, losing all nine games. The Leopards started the season with a three game winning streak, but are now on a three game losing streak with this loss. La Verne holds a .500 record at this point in the season. / photo by Warren Bessant Daniel... 

Tennis ends with success

Krista Franceschini Staff Writer The tennis season came to a tough close for La Verne as it finished with a 2-8 record in conference and 7-14 overall. The team had its closest match against Occidental on April 22, losing 5-4, but in the end was not able to find the momentum to seal the win. The Leopards’ biggest challenge was inexperience, with six freshmen and no seniors, the level of play from... 

Women’s tennis gets aced by Bulldogs

Krista Franceschini Staff Writer La Verne suffered a pair of losses over the weekend against Redlands and Whittier. The Bulldogs dominated the Leo­pards at the Claremont Club on Friday, 9-0, and the Poets continued dominance on Saturday, winning 7-2. The Leopards are a young team with a roster that boasts six freshman, one sophomore and two juniors, but they feel confident that they will grow together... 

Women’s tennis has hope despite loss

Women's tennis has hope despite loss
Junior Arielle Monteilh returns the shot as the women’s tennis team suffered an 8-1 loss to Salisbury University on March 24. The Leopards look to improve their 2-8 record in SCIAC play with a match against Redlands at 2:30 p.m. today at the Claremont Club. La Verne is currently in seventh place in the conference with six matches remaining. / photo by Candice Salazar Cheryl Regan Staff Writer It... 
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