Junior point guard Madison Hotchkiss prepares to shoot her shot in the 3-point competition at the annual Moonlight Madness event Tuesday at Frantz Athletic Court.
With over 400 athletes across 18 teams, it is easy to take La Verne’s athletic programs for granted. But as with many great things, our sports came from very humble beginnings.
Struggles on both sides of the court plagued the Leopards as they dropped their final home game of the season to Caltech, 59-46, on Wednesday night at Frantz Athletic Court.
A 64-63 win for the Leopards against UC Santa Cruz was the bow on what was an emotional game for the seniors in their last home game of the season Saturday night.
Despite keeping the game close late in the second half, the Leopards were unable to secure a win, falling to the Occidental, 77-73, on Wednesday at Frantz Athletic Court.
The women’s basketball team could not protect the ball nor capitalize on three point shooting, losing 66-41 in the Leopards’ first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game of the season.
La Verne could not stop the Oberlin offense on Friday, losing 96-70.
In her first full season for the women’s basketball team, junior guard Clarissa Perez finished second in the nation in scoring at 24.1 points per game.
The women’s basketball team lost to Caltech in their final game of the season on Saturday at Frantz Athletic Court, 97-74.
The men’s basketball team fought a closely contested game against the Redlands Bulldogs Wednesday night at Frantz Athletic Court, but ultimately lost, 79-73.