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Last season the women’s basketball team earned a berth to the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference postseason tournament and the second highest three-point shooting percentage in Division III, but this year has the makings of even greater success.
The football team ended the 2011 season on Saturday on a high note by beating Whittier in a closely contested game, 24-20. With the win over the Poets, the Leopards finished the season with its best record since 2005.
The men’s water polo team finished the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference with a 3-7 record and placed sixth in the tournament with a 1-2 record.
The Leopards dropped the ball in their final preseason game against the Afghanistan National Basketball Team Saturday at Frantz Athletic Court.
In dominant fashion, the football team cruised to a 52-7 victory over the Sagehens of Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday.
On senior day Saturday the Leopards lost both of their games at Las Flores Park, with an emotional 10-9 loss to the Whittier Poets and a 12-7 loss to the Vanguard Lions.
They were the words heard around Los Angeles: “Frank McCourt is going to sell the Dodgers.” Suddenly it feels like our luck might change; the Dodgers will be free of the imbecile’s control, and we can get back to playing ball and winning games.
For the first time in 20 years, the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has welcomed another university into its membership, Chapman University.
Sports results, schedules and standings for the week of Nov. 11, 2011.
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.