The 29-year World Series drought continued for the Los Angeles Dodgers after losing the series 4-3 against the Houston Astros last week.
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.
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 Leopards beat Whittier, 10-9, on senior day in their last home game of the season April 28 at Ben Hines Field.
La Verne junior catcher Brendan Campbell is put out at first base by Chapman junior first baseman Jared Love, ending the second inning of the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader.
The Leopards dropped the series opener against Pomona-Pitzer, 11-2, last Friday but bounced back to win both ends of Saturday’s doubleheader, 5-2 and 10-5, to take the weekend series against the Sagehens.
Sound defense and solid pitching gave the Leopards the advantage in a sweep of the Redland Bulldogs on Saturday at Ben Hines Field. La Verne won the first game 4-3 and the second 5-3.
The Leopards won 5-4 during the 10th inning and was victorious on their first game of the series against Occidental on Friday at Ben Hines Field.
Nadira Fatah 22, a photojournalism major at the University of La Verne, was a volleyball player at her high school in Dubai.
The Linfield Wildcats swept the Leopards, winning the first game, 5-3, and the second in extra innings, 5-4, in a doubleheader Saturday at Ben Hines Field.