Regan Lee | Banner | The women's volleyball team Lance Up during the pregame huddle against California State university, Bakersfield

Lancers defeat CSUB in Events Center thriller

For the second year in a row, CBU women’s volleyball played a match in the Events Center. This year, the Lancers topped California State University, Bakersfield, in a 3-2 nail-biter in front of a record crowd. The Lancers took a back-and-forth first set by a final of 25-21. Bakersfield answered with a close 25-18 win […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Lance the Lancer hypes the crowd for the 2018 California Baptist Midnight Madness.

‘Lance the Lancer’ has long CBU history

California Baptist University’s well-known mascot, “Lance the Lancer,” has grown historically with CBU’s Athletics Department.  Lance was first introduced in 1955 when CBU, then known as California Baptist College, moved to Riverside. From NAIA to NCAA, Division II to Division I, Lance has been cheering on the Athletics Department throughout the entire journey.  In the […]

Garrett Strang, Junior construction management major, gets the upper hand against The Ohio State University

Wrestling tackles new season

This season, California Baptist University wrestling has a young squad, including 22 freshmen, five sophomores, four juniors and two seniors. The young team hits the mats on Oct. 26 at the annual intrasquad Blue/Gold meet.  The Lancers open their season on Nov. 2 and have competitive matches up until Feb. 29, including six home duels. […]

Jacob Gonzalez | Courtesy of the Pro the Pro Football Hall of Fame | Banner | CBU alumnus Jacob Gonzalez's photography of San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle and Los Angeles Rams linebacker Mark Barrow won the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Photograph of the Year for the 2018

Alum awarded for NFL photography

He went from shooting photos for California Baptist University’s Athletics Department to winning the National Football League’s Photograph of the Year award in just two years. That is a rapid rise to success, but this is the story of 2017 CBU alumnus Jacob Gonzalez. “I never doubted Jacob was going to be working for a […]

Regan Lee | Banner | Daniel Simosen, freshman undeclared major, advances the ball up the field against University of California Riverside.

Men’s soccer finishes strong in WAC play

The Lancers men’s soccer team finished its season overall 5-11-2 and went 4-5-1 in the Western Athletic Conference. This is an improvement compared to the 2018 season where the team finished 5-6 in the conference.  To prepare for the season the team worked closely with their strength and conditioning coach, Jason Quan, who set up […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Cassiy Dennison, sophomore business administration major gathers, with her team before facing University of California, Riverside volleyball team in 2018

Volleyball tested on road

California Baptist University’s women’s volleyball team started their pre-season games on Aug. 30. With a 3-6 record, the Lancers are using early-season tournaments to prepare them for long-term success. “As far as how pre-season is going, we had a rough start but we have been winning more games and doing a lot better as a […]

Regan Lee | Banner | Rebecca Romero, senior radiologic sciences major, and Rola Badawiya, junior communication studies major, celebrate a goal scored against the Holy Cross Crusaders by hugging fellow Lancer Amy Aquino, junior kinesiology major.

Soccer begins in right direction

California Baptist University’s women’s soccer team went 12-5-1 in its inaugural Division I season, notching the highest win total for the program since 2013. This season, the Lancers are headed in the right direction once again. At 5-2-1, CBU is testing itself with a challenging nonconference schedule as it prepares for the Western Athletic Conference […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | Maxine Auer Junior criminal Justice, get ready to pass the ball and head towards the touchdown zone.

Intramurals prep for Fall

The California Baptist University’s Community Life Office spent the summer of 2019 preparing for the fall semester’s intramural sports, bringing back some of the popular traditions and making adjustments to improve. Marnie Kavern, Community Life’s program coordinator for intramurals, said she and the Community Life staff used the summer to continue to try to meet […]

Robert Jordan | Banner | Brandon Schuster, senior biomedical engineering major speaks to the Vaiala Beach School students in Apex, Samoa, after competing in the Pacific Games

Schuster Makes Splash in 2019 Pacific Games

Brandon Schuster, senior biomedical engineering major and individual medley swimmer, was named Best Male Athlete of the Pacific Games XIV, held this summer in Samoa. “I was in Korea at the time (of the awards ceremony) competing at the FINA World Championships, and I received a text from an uncle saying that I won an […]