A University of La Verne men’s water polo player has tested positive for COVID-19, therefore the Leopards will not participate in this weekend’s Gary Troyer Tournament.
The men’s water polo team fell apart during its 22-13 loss to No. 18 Pomona-Pitzer on Sept. 22 at the La Verne Aquatic Center.
The men’s water polo team suffered a 24-14 loss to the Occidental Tigers in their first conference game Saturday at Las Flores Park.
The University of La Verne had 178 student-athletes qualify for the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s All-Academic team for 2020-2021.
With restrictions in California starting to lift it also meant that I was finally able to start practicing in person with the women’s water polo team and getting in the water to train on April 5.
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced Tuesday that conference competition, including championships, for all fall and winter sports during the 2020-21 academic year would be cancelled.
La Verne coaches and players have been trying to adapt new and efficient ways of continuing the athletic department ever since the University closed its campus for the spring semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The women’s water polo team co-hosted the 2020 Convergence Tournament last weekend, where they gathered momentum throughout to end with a 3-1 record.
The Leopards women’s water polo team made quick work of the Redlands Bulldogs on Wednesday, winning 10-6 at the Thompson Aquatic Center in Redlands.
The men’s water polo team finished its season with a neck-and-neck game against the Redlands Bulldogs but fell short, losing 10-9.