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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.
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.