This has been a week of anxiety and nervousness for five members and coach of the University of La Verne women’s swimming team, as they wait to find out whether or not they are going to Nationals next month or not.
Swim meets are commonly decided by the team that performs better in the two diving events. The University of La Verne swim teams gave themselves a chance to contend for the conference championships by continuing a season-long trend of surprising success.
Although the University of La Verne swim team held-and won-its first home meet last Saturday, the Leopards wanted to instead brag about their trees they planted to inaugurate the first home meet.
A phrase that will describe the University of La Verne men’s and women’s swimming teams all season will be: That was the first time the Leopards did (insert record/event here).
The smell of chlorine in the air. The sun glistening off the new pool. The sweetness of setting records. It almost makes one want to get their feet wet. These are all of what the University La Verne men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams experienced in last Saturday’s meet at Cal State Northridge.
Being the new kid on a very small block might be pretty intimidating, especially for the University of La Verne’s aquatic program, which starts its inaugural season against Cal State Northridge Saturday, Nov. 7.
The City of La Verne, Bonita Unified School District, the University of La Verne and members of the community gathered on Jan. 24 for the dedication of the new City of La Verne Aquatics Center.
With the onset of the new academic and athletic year, most of the coaches at the University of La Verne are getting ready for the upcoming competition. However, the new men’s and women’s swimming and water polo coaches will spend this year recruiting for the 1998-99 season.