The softball team made its first NCAA Championship appearance in seven years on Saturday. The team traveled to Tyler, Texas for the Regional tournament hosted by Texas-Tyler at Suddenlink Field.
The Leopards did not end the season with a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title, but finished fourth in the conference with a 15-9 record and an overall record of 21-20.
Alexis Schiff has a full list of accomplishments as a student and softball player at the University of La Verne and has now added the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Athlete of the Year as an accolade during her senior year.
“As I was warming up before the first batter came up to the plate, I felt a sharp pain in my left hip during my stride,” former pitcher Joey Stirling said.
I was not born on a soccer field, but close enough.
Sports results and standings for the week of May 19, 2017.
The Leopards went into the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament on a high after their last conference win, making them SCIAC champions for the second year in a row. The team only lost one game throughout the weekend, ending the tournament 4-1.
The Leopards lost both games in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament last weekend at Ullman Stadium in Thousand Oaks, eliminating them from postseason contention.
The men’s golf team completed its season in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship tournament hosted by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
Scholar-athlete Kyndall Taylor, who graduated from the University in January of this year, has shown her mettel both on and off the soccer field: Last month the American Kinesiology Association announced that Taylor was one of 40 winners in the U.S. and Canada to recived the association’s prestigious Undergraduate Scholar Award.