Even with a full La Verne home crowd cheering, the women’s water polo team could not come through against Occidental at the La Verne Aquatics Center in Las Flores Park Saturday, losing 4-2 on the Leopards’ senior day.
The Leopards took a break from scoring competition Saturday at the Pomona-Pitzer Track and Field Invitational.
A topic debated among many in the college sports world is whether student-athletes should be paid for the revenue they bring in to their universities.
The baseball team battled it out against Occidental, losing two out of three games Friday and Saturday.
Sophomore swim team member Madeline Lovrensky had a record setting season, capturing the SCIAC title for the 100 and 200-yard backstroke for the second year in a row, giving her four individual conference titles. She has not been beaten in a SCIAC event in her two years at La Verne.
La Verne’s Ortmayer Stadium was filled with an active home crowd Saturday as students, faculty and friends cheered on the track and field team against SCIAC rivals Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Caltech.
In Sunday’s road game at Memorial Field against Whittier, the baseball team showed why it is still the team to beat in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
Graduate assistant Eric Bunge and head coach Chris Davis practice with team members at the eighth hole at the Glendora Country Club on March 11.
The softball team played consecutive doubleheaders April 5 and 6 against Chapman and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
The Leopards and the Sagehens played two completely different games during Saturday’s doubleheader. La Verne came out on top 6-1 in the first game, but Pomona-Pitzer came back and defeated the Leopards 15-4 in the second.