Kyeesha “Mika” Makekau, a senior at ‘Iolani School in Honolulu, Hawaii, is soon to become not just the newest kicker for the University of La Verne football team, but the first female football player in team history as well.
The La Verne football team has a new play caller on offense; first year special teams coordinator and wide receivers coach Miguel Reveles was promoted last month to offensive coordinator.
The University of La Verne inducted eight former student-athletes, as well as the entire 1981 women’s volleyball national championship team, into the Athletics Hall of Fame at a ceremony Saturday at Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center.
After a dominating 42-23 statement win over Whittier and a disappointing 35-17 loss to Redlands, it was important that the La Verne football team stay focused in its senior day game against Occidental Saturday.
Ortmayer Stadium was at full capacity with an electric, energetic Homecoming crowd as the Leopards went up against the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens in their second Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game of the season Saturday.
Ortmayer Stadium was at full capacity and volume on Saturday as the Leopards took on the Puget Sound Loggers.
The La Verne Leopards took on the Zorros of Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior University, or CETYS, Saturday. The Leopards finished victorious with the final score of 44-12.
La Verne’s offense could not find the end zone as the Leopards dropped their opening game to Whitworth, 38-2.
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University of La Verne football hopes to repeat as the No.1 defense in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference with the hire of the new defensive coordinator from Chaffey College, James Stewart.