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Softball silences Sagehen offense

Softball silences Sagehen offense
Senior left outfielder Laura Olson fights off an inside pitch to avoid a strike out against Pomona-Pitzer Saturday. The last series for the softball team took place at Pomona-Pitzer this past weekend. The Leopards caged the Sagehens, winning both games of the doubleheader with the scores of 6-3 and 6-1, extending their winning streak to five games. / photo by Hunter Cole Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports... 

Leopards and Bulldogs split series

Leopards and Bulldogs split series
La Verne senior left fielder Laura Olson rounds second base as Redlands second baseman Amanda Clark tries to save a ball missed by shortstop Vicki King in the bottom of the sixth inning Saturday. La Verne’s next doubleheader is noon Saturday at Pomona-Pitzer. / photo by Helen Arase Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports Editor  La Verne settled for a split against No. 18 Redlands Saturday at Campus West. The... 

Leos win three of last six contests

During the ninth inning of the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader, junior shortstop Rebecca Ireland makes the throw to first for an easy out. Donning pink breast cancer awareness jerseys, La Verne faced Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Campus West’s opening weekend. The Leopards split the doubleheader, winning the first game, 2-1, and losing the second, 11-4. / photo by Hunter Cole Jolene Nacapuy Assistant... 

Softball splits doubleheader

Softball splits doubleheader
Freshman pitcher Hayley Jaquess leads the Leopards to a win in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader, by throwing a shutout against Cal Lutheran, 2-0, at Wheeler Park. Jaquess pitched seven innings registering only five hits. Senior first baseman Raven Freret and sophomore utility player Katherine Kibbe each had an RBI single in La Verne’s winning effort. The Regals won the second game, 10-5,... 

La Verne premieres Campus West

La Verne premieres Campus West
As a Metrolink train passes by, University President Devorah Lieberman addresses a full-capacity audience from the new softball field at the grand opening ceremony of Campus West on Tuesday. Campus West, the University’s newest athletic facility, will house the baseball and softball teams as well as a recreational field open to student use. The facility, which has full parking lots, sits on Wheeler... 

Softball splits series with Sagehens

Softball splits series with Sagehens
Danielle Vela, junior second baseman, rushes to cover first base as Sagehens’ Lauren Boden quickly approaches during the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader. The Leopards lost the game, 7-4, in seven innings. Following a doubleheader sweep of Occidental the following day, the team improved its record to 10-14 overall and 6-8 in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, good... 

Campus West site to open in April

Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports Editor West Campus Athletics Complex is the new home for the University of La Verne’s softball and baseball team. The fields are located in an area off of Wheeler Avenue and Arrow Highway. Each field will include a new press box, bleachers and batting cages. The complex will also include two paring lots and a multi-purpose field with lights. “Campus West is an incredible... 

Smith and Alvarez analyze sports culture

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor Head softball coach Julie Smith and Paul Alvarez, director of the Athletic Training Education Program, spoke at the International Studies Institute’s Hot Spots lecture Thursday about the effect of politics upon international sports. The lecture, entitled “International Sports: Athletic Achievement or Political Football?” took place in the President’s... 

From the dance floor to first base

From the dance floor to first base
Raven Freret, junior broadcasting major, plays first base for the softball team. Freret started playing softball at age 5 and has not stopped since. For the second consecutive season, Freret was named to the First Team All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Karleigh Neff Staff Writer It is almost impossible for a competitive college softball player to... 

Leopards clinch spot in SCIAC tournament

Leopards clinch spot in SCIAC tournament
Junior communications major Candice Nuñez went to bat at the bottom of the second inning against Pomona-Pitzer, where she hit a single. La Verne won both games in their double-header home game at Wheeler Park on April 19, trouncing the Sagehens on their senior day. / photo by Stephanie Ball Christian Garay Staff Writer The softball team earned its spot in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic... 
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