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 four years of volleyball, Kristen Sanchez will graduate this spring having collected the second most digs in school history.
Senior outside hitter Kelsie Sievers was recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association as an All-Region selection and also an All-American Honorable Mention for her outstanding season, in addition to being named first-team All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
The volleyball team fought hard but could not overcome No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference semifinals Nov. 1, losing to the Athenas, 3-1.
It was an electrifying senior night for the La Verne volleyball team as it beat Chapman, 3-1, Friday at Frantz Athletic Court.
La Verne junior setter Madison Maynes jumps to block a spike attempt from Occidental middle blocker Lauren Duffy on Saturday.
The La Verne Leopards’ energy helped them get a bounce back win against the Redlands’ Bulldogs in a three-set sweep, 3-0, Tuesday at Frantz Athletic Court.
The Cal Lutheran Regals defeated the Leopards as they halted La Verne wining streak with a three-set sweep Tuesday at Frantz Athletic Court.
The Leopards kept their momentum up throughout their matchup with Pomona-Pitzer to secure a 3-0 sweep of the Sagehens Tuesday.
The Leopards earned their third win in a row against the Caltech Beavers in a three-set sweep 3-0 on Saturday.