Julie Smith, assistant athletic director and head softball coach, spoke about her journey to Olympic gold, and her post-gold victories during Monday’s faculty lecture.
The men’s soccer team faced another tough loss at Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday morning, getting shut out, 4-0.
The men’s water polo team saw its winning streak come to a halt Wednesday afternoon after suffering a 12-8 loss to Cal Lutheran in the final home game of the season at Las Flores Park.
Sports results, schedule and standings for the week of Nov. 2, 2012.
As cloudy skies turned to sunshine Saturday so did the Leopards’ playoff chances as they beat Pomona-Pitzer, 34-24, handing the winless Sagehens their fourth loss.
La Verne junior defender Sarah Ruden cuts off Redlands junior forward Lihini Weerasinghe to keep possession of the ball Saturday night at Ortmayer Stadium.
Seeing them exhausted and unable to stand, senior middle blocker Kayla Cribbs ended UC Santa Cruz’s suffering with one final strike, bringing a 3-0 victory for the women’s volleyball team Friday night.
Despite showing major improvements, the Leopards suffered their first conference loss Saturday night, falling to Redlands, 40-21.
The men’s water polo team lost to the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags 15-6 Saturday morning at the La Verne Aquatics Center. But La Verne fans cheered as the Leopards went on to beat Mt. San Antonio College, 17- 13, later that day.
The Leopards received a royal beat down from the Cal Lutheran Regals Tuesday night at Frantz Athletic Court, losing 3-0.