Senior middle blocker Kayla Cribbs rockets the ball over the net for one of her five kills in the final set of Tuesday’s match against Chapman at the Frantz Athletic Court.
The Frantz Athletic Court stands were packed with Leopard supporters Friday night as the women’s volleyball team opened its Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference schedule with a 3-1 win Friday night against Pomona-Pitzer.
Saturday was a big night for Leopard volleyball as it faced off with the visiting Whittier Poets in senior Mika Chan’s final home game at La Verne. The Leopards fell in a sweep, 25-13, 28-26 and 25-23.
The Leopards fell short 3-1 in a point-for-point match against the Occidental Tigers Tuesday. The team played hard and had its moments, but broke under pressure resulting in a Tigers victory of 25-21, 21-25, 25-21 and 25-19.
The La Verne Leopards crushed the Caltech Beavers Wednesday at Frantz Athletic Court in a quick three-set sweep, 25-4, 25-12 and 25-14.
The volleyball team had a very successful weekend at the Leopard Invitational, winning all four of their matches to bring their overall record to 14-7.
As of Tuesday, the Leopard volleyball team holds a current stance of 4-2 in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and last Saturday they defeated the Redlands Bulldogs in a hard-hitting three-set sweep, 25-23, 25-16 and 25-17.
The volleyball team high-fived and enjoyed themselves on their way to another win with a triumph over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Saturday at Ted Ducey Gymnasium on the Claremont McKenna College campus.
After coming out to a quick start, the volleyball team dropped its home opener for the 2011 season to the Chapman Panthers 3-1 at Frantz Athletic Court.
The women’s volleyball team is looking for a comeback season under new head coach Jenna Panatier.