It has been long overdue. Finally an active member of one the four major sports leagues in the United States has come out as an openly gay man.
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.
The women’s track and field team won the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Crown, finishing off a perfect 8-0 season, while the men placed second Saturday at Occidental.
The baseball team suffered a tough 5-4 loss to Pomona-Pitzer Sunday at Alumni Field in Claremont.
Sports results, schedule and standings for the week of May 3, 2013.
Cal Lutheran swept the Leopards in a three game series last weekend. The Kingsmen took game one 5-1, game two 4-2 and game three 7-1.
The softball team earned its spot in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament by winning a doubleheader over Pomona-Pitzer April 19 at Wheeler Park. La Verne took the first game, 6-1, and the second game, 3-2.
La Verne’s women’s water polo team lost to Cal Lutheran Wednesday at the La Verne Aquatics Center, 13-2, in their last Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season game. Now the Leopards will head into the SCIAC championships with a ninth place record of 1-7 in SCIAC and 11-21 overall.
Junior political science and law major Valerie Lezin returns a volley during her match against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps’ Erin Coughlan April 19.
Sports results, schedule and standings for the week of April 26, 2013.