The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced Tuesday that conference competition, including championships, for all fall and winter sports during the 2020-21 academic year would be cancelled.
Despite uncertainty about the return of athletic programs in the spring, University of La Verne’s student athletes remain hopeful and eager to possibly play in the upcoming season.
In-person activities for University of La Verne athletics are currently on hold due to the pandemic, but student-athletes are staying prepared for the possible return of their sports in the spring.
Arthur Romero, a junior kinesiology major at the University of La Verne, spends every ounce of his free time working on his business, Binary Exercise And Sports Training, known as BEAST.
Matt Durant, athletic department strength and conditioning coordinator, has been keeping University of La Verne athletes working out while sheltering in place – via Instagram.
Student athletes at the University of La Verne have been partaking in different ways to remain fit and active, as well as staying connected with fellow teammates and coaching staff, with the campus shutdown for the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aside from figuring out how to keep players in shape for next season, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused University of La Verne coaches to adapt to a new process of one of the most important parts of their job: recruiting.
La Verne coaches and players have been trying to adapt new and efficient ways of continuing the athletic department ever since the University closed its campus for the spring semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Leopards baseball team came back from a five run deficit in their doubleheader against Whitman last weekend, and in doing so the Leopards evened out their overall record and currently stand 9-9 overall.
The women’s water polo team co-hosted the 2020 Convergence Tournament last weekend, where they gathered momentum throughout to end with a 3-1 record.