Julie Smith has stepped down as head softball coach and assistant athletic director, Interim Athletic Director Scott Winterburn said Thursday morning.
The Leopards won their third straight Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title this year, finishing up the season with a record of 28-16 and falling short of nationals.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps ended La Verne’s playoff hopes by beating the Leopards, 2-0, Sunday in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament at Campus West.
The softball team has clinched its third-straight Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title.
The La Verne softball team broke its three-game winning streak Saturday after losing the second game of a doubleheader to Pomona-Pitzer, 7-5, at Campus West.
The La Verne softball team capitalized on walks and timely hits to sweep the Chapman Panthers Saturday at Campus West. The Leopards won 7-2 in game one and 4-3 in game two. The team is now 17-11 overall and 12-4 in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, putting them in second place.
La Verne sophomore shortstop Shelby Tevis catches a fly ball hit by Redlands junior catcher Nova Siegel to get the first out in the top of the first inning of game one against the Bulldogs March 31.
La Verne softball swept Cal Lutheran in Saturday’s doubleheader at Campus West, extending its winning streak to five games.
La Verne baseball beat Caltech in the first game of their double header Saturday, 4-3, at Campus West.
The softball team split a doubleheader against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Saturday at Campus West, winning the first game, 5-3, and dropping the second, 3-0, in its Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener.