CBU sports teams post successful results over October, November

Soccer season ends for both teams

The men’s and women’s soccer teams have finished their seasons with overall records 12-6 and 10-5-3 respectively.

Their most recent matchups were on the road against Dixie State University Nov. 5. Both the men’s and women’s teams lost their games with final scores of 2-1 and 2-1 in overtime.

With the losses, the teams will not see the postseason.

Scout Day brings 25 MLB scouts to Totman Stadium

All eligible members of the team showed off their skills to the scouts. They took batting practice, ran the 60-yard dash, fielded their positions and pitchers pitched for three or four different hitters during a simulated game.

Four athletes were drafted in 2016. Tyson Miller, former right-handed pitcher, was the highest draft pick in CBU history at No. 134 in the fourth round.

Women’s volleyball sweeps Point Loma, improves in PacWest

The team met Nov. 7 in San Diego where the Lancers won over Point Loma Nazarene University 3-0. The team previously swept Point Loma Oct. 15. They improve their record to 18-6 overall with a 13-3 record in the PacWest.

Leaders included Lauren Hackett, Jenna Perry, Abbie Gortsema and Lauren Marr. The  team will play at home Nov. 11 against Dixie State at 8 p.m.

Swim teams win first dual meet over Pomona-Pitzer

The women’s team defeated Pomona -Pitzer 169-92 and the men’s team won 159-103.

The women’s team won 12 of 16 events with strong performances by Christie Halverson in the 200-yard backstroke and 400 individual medley and Alena Rumiantceva in the 200 breaststroke and 100 breaststroke. Bre Schlenger and Lauren Skinner finished the 1 and 3-meter dives with personal best scores.

The men’s team showed their dominance in the 100-yard freestyle and 200-yard fly. Zach Parry and  Andrew Rotundo had a strong day on the 1 and 3-meter dives.

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