Sports results and standings for the week of May 19, 2017.
The Leopards went into the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament on a high after their last conference win, making them SCIAC champions for the second year in a row. The team only lost one game throughout the weekend, ending the tournament 4-1.
The Leopards lost both games in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament last weekend at Ullman Stadium in Thousand Oaks, eliminating them from postseason contention.
The men’s golf team completed its season in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship tournament hosted by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
Scholar-athlete Kyndall Taylor, who graduated from the University in January of this year, has shown her mettel both on and off the soccer field: Last month the American Kinesiology Association announced that Taylor was one of 40 winners in the U.S. and Canada to recived the association’s prestigious Undergraduate Scholar Award.
Cheers from the crowd and supporting teammates filled the air as both the men’s and women’s track and field teams had multiple top-five finishes during finals at the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship meet Friday and Saturday at Strehle Track at Pomona College.
The Leopards have claimed the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title for the second year in a row, after facing Redlands Saturday at Campus West. They swept the Bulldogs in their ninth conference championship appearance.
The Leopards beat Whittier, 10-9, on senior day in their last home game of the season April 28 at Ben Hines Field.
The women’s water polo team finished third in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament, following two days of matches on Friday and Saturday at the La Verne Aquatic Center.
La Verne junior catcher Brendan Campbell is put out at first base by Chapman junior first baseman Jared Love, ending the second inning of the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader.