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.
Sophomore outfielder BreeAnna De La Rosa slides into home plate, avoiding the reach of Sagehen sophomore catcher Emily Glass in the top of the sixth inning of the first game of Friday’s doubleheader.
Sports results, schedule and standings for the week of April 5, 2013.
The baseball team won Saturday’s doubleheader against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at Arce Field. The Leopards’ timely offense was the reason for the game-one win, 8-2, before taking the second, 8-7.