After a season of rebuilding, head swimming and diving coach Pat Skehan and the Leopards are ready to make a splash in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
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With a new coach the swimming and diving team looks to be a top contender in SCIAC despite having one of the smallest teams in the conference.
Six divers competed in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference diving preliminaries last Saturday at Pomona-Pitzer, with three qualifying for the final meet.
The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams finished the season against Occidental on Saturday, at the La Verne Aquatics Center.
The Leopards’ men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams dropped their home opener against the Sagehens of Pomona-Pitzer on Friday afternoon.
An anxious and nervous diver was getting ready to compete in the men’s 3-meter event at the conference finals, when a calming voice reassured him of his potential.
There was nothing preliminary about senior diver Chad Loury’s presence in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference diving prelims on Sunday at the El Monte Aquatic Center.
In their first home swim and dive meet of the year, both La Verne teams won convincingly over Caltech on Saturday.
Completing a reverse half-twist dive on the three-meter board brought sophomore Chad Loury to finals, where he placed seventh on the one- and three-meter boards during the SCIAC swimming and diving championships in Cerritos Feb. 16 and 17.
While the La Verne men and women’s swim teams have not been able to rack up a meet win in their first two match ups against Biola and Occidental, all they needed was a trip to Whittier to turn things around.