Riding the momentum of the Caltech three game sweep, using aggressive hitting and solid pitching, the University of La Verne baseball team took two of three games from the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens, but fell to the Chapman Panthers, losing 16-1, Tuesday night.
Clawing and roaring their way back to contention, the University of La Verne Leopards streaked past Caltech in three straight games to complete a series sweep of the Beavers.
After losing seven of its starters, the baseball team has a harvest of young, inexperienced players rebuilding a team that wants to be in the hunt for the Southern California Inter-Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) championship.
Winning three games in a row against the same team is not easy, but the University La Verne’s baseball team made it seem so last weekend against the Whittier Poets.
This football season, would you root for a team named the Boston Darkies, with a smiling Sambo.mascot jumping around on the sidelines? Or, how about the Houston Beaners, whose uniforms feature a logo with a man sleeping under a sombrero?
The University of La Verne baseball field will be dedicated to La Verne alumnus Ben Hines tomorrow at 5 p.m., as part of the Homecoming festivities.
In a showdown of the top two baseball teams in the SCIAC, the University of La Verne came out on the short end of the stick.
The boys on the baseball team are learning a valuable lesson: practice what the coach preaches and things will fall into place.
Capturing a 9-2 victory over Redlands last Friday was exactly what the La Verne Baseball Team needed to start a three-game series which continued onto Saturday when the Leos split a doubleheader with the Bulldogs.
Staying strong in conference play this year, The University of La Verne’s Baseball Team beat up on the Sagehens from Pomona-Pitzer last week to move its SCIAC record to 6-0.