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Emily Carrillo leads women’s basketball team on, off court

Emily Carrillo leads women's basketball team on, off court
Emily Carrillo decided to play a fifth year for the women’s basketball team while beginning her graduate work in the teaching credential program here at La Verne. In her final season, she reached the 1,000-point mark, regaining her status as one of the top SCIAC players. She scored 12 points in her final game. / photo by Victoria Castaneda Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer Emily... 

Women face tough loss to size, experience

Daniel Hargis Associate Sports Editor Youth and size converged in a heartbreaking 52-45 loss for La Verne against Occidental in a SCIAC tournament semifinal at Occidental last Friday. With four players seeing time that tower at 6’0” or more for the Tigers and six of 10 players seeing time for La Verne being underclassmen, the Leopards faced adversity from the opening tip. “Experience and depth.... 

Leopards advance to SCIAC women’s basketball tournament

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer To earn a postseason berth, the women’s basketball team needed all four quarters plus overtime to defeat Redlands, 78-77, on a game winning layup by senior forward Emily Carrillo. Head coach Matt Rogers used a solid game plan and a lot of Leopards to take down the Bulldogs in the season finale. Similar to its entire season, which was hampered by injury and adversity,... 

Valiant effort by La Verne ends in close loss as Carrillo hits milestone

Krista Franceschini Staff Writer In a game that saw Emily Carrillo reach a milestone, the Leopards were not able to hold off Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Saturday at Ducey Gymnasium, falling 71-66. Despite senior guard Ashley Paul scoring first, and ULV leading at half, 39-37; it was a battle to the finish and not an easy win for Claremont. “La Verne is one of the most dangerous teams in league,” said... 

Leopard women beat Cal Lutheran with last second rebound

Leopard women beat Cal Lutheran with last second rebound
La Verne point gaurd Raphaelle Buenafe dribbles toward Maya Sotelo in the first half in the Leopards’ 58-55 win over Cal Lutheran on Saturday. This was La Verne’s fifth win at home, and second in a row. The Leopards were led by senior forward Emily Carrillo with 15 points. / photo by Allison Lavelle   Daniel Hargis Staff Writer In a game that was close throughout, with neither team gaining an... 

Leopards show athletes their support

Leopards show athletes their support
Green balloons and spirit posters line the path to the women's basketball game against Cal Lutheran University Saturday evening. Senior forward Emily Carrillo secured the victory for the Leos with 30 seconds remaining. The team is in third place in the SCIAC. / photo by Allison Lavelle  Read More →

New women’s basketball coach Matt Rogers looks to deliver

New women’s basketball coach Matt Rogers looks to deliver
Matthew Rogers, St. Louis Intercol­legiate Athletic Conference Coach of the Year for 2003-04, is the new head coach of the women’s basketball team at La Verne. He was formerly the men’s basketball coach at Maryville University in St. Louis, where he captured two conference titles and two NCAA postseason berths. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer As the 2010-2011 regular... 

Future is bright for women’s hoops

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer It is that time of the year again. The weather is chilly, days are getting shorter and students are waiting to heckle opposing basketball teams. Just be sure not to tell that to the Leopard women’s basketball team, which is preparing to set this winter on fire and give the fans plenty to cheer about. As the Leopards’ 2010-2011 regular season campaign commences, there... 

Women's basketball team takes charge on senior night

Women's basketball team takes charge on senior night
Devon Michaels leads the Leopards past Caltech with 18 points. La Verne guard Ashley Paul regains possession of the ball from Caltech and drives toward the net as Krissy Dahl, Caltech point guard, trails behind. The Leopards busted the Beavers’ dam, 73-37, Saturday at Frantz Athletic Court on senior night. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Elsie Ramos Staff Writer Emotions ran high on Saturday as... 

Athenas outlast Leos in 61-50 win

Athenas outlast Leos in 61-50 win
Clarissa Holz posts a double-double in the losing effort. Sophomore guard Clarissa Holz comes up with the ball after a steal but was unable to score off the take-away. Missed shots and turnovers doomed the Leopards as they lost the game, 61-50, to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Saturday. After Saturday’s game the Leopards’ record stood at 11-12 overall. The next home contest for La Verne will be at... 
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