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 […]

Cullen’s Column: Top Storylines For New School Year

Lancer fans who thought the transition process from Division II to Division I would be a long, fruitless waiting period were in for a great surprise last year.  The 2018-19 sports season was chock-full of success and delightful storylines that went well beyond DI “firsts.” Now, it appears the 2019-20 school year will be kind […]

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Athletes honored at annual SAAC Awards

The Lancer Awards is an annual spring social event, which was held March 31 by the NCAA student-athlete advisory committee in the Van Dyne Gymnasium at California Baptist University. All student-athletes were welcome to attend the ceremony, which included food, games and awards recognizing both individuals and teams. Frank Wyshinski, junior finance major, wrestler and […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Matt Amrhein, junior business administration major and right-handed pitcher, delivers a strike in a game against Western Athletic Conference opponent Sacramento State University on march 30. Amrhein did not allow an earned run and struck out two batters in four innings of work.

Lancer baseball earns recognition

Winning individual awards and honorable mentions, California Baptist University baseball is rolling in its first Division I season with a 20-12 record at publication time. The team has two Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week Honors this season. Travis Booth and Angel Deglado,  both graduate criminal justice majors, have both won the award. The […]

Cullen’s Column: Safe to call first DI season successful

When the California Baptist University Athletic Department announced the school’s transition from NCAA Division II to Division I in January 2017, it started a cycle of excitement and speculation.  When fall 2018 rolled around, the Lancers not only put all speculation to bed, but exceeded expectations and surprised a large number of fans in Riverside […]