Sage Zbinden | Zack Lowery, sophomore engineering major, swims aggressively towards his opponent, trying his best to intimated the opposing UCLA player.

Cullen’s Corner: Water polo update

Lost amid the buzz surrounding California Baptist University’s transition to NCAA Division I competition, DI men’s water polo is already putting the Lancers on the map without the pomp and circumstance of a competition jump. At 17-9 overall, and 2-1 in the Western Water Polo Association, the 15th-ranked Lancers are finding ways to win big […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Megan Sester, freshman undeclared major, and her teammates celebrate scoring a point against the University of California, Riverside Highlanders.

Lancers take down UCR in crosstown showdown

Riding a six-game win streak and holding onto first place in the Western Athletic Conference, CBU women’s volleyball picked up a five-set win over the University of California, Riverside, in the CBU Events Center Tuesday night. The Lancers jumped to an early advantage, winning the first two sets 25-21 and 25-18. However, CBU dropped the […]

Courtesy of Athletics | Erica Wang, senior business administration major, was one of five Lancers who took home first place at the USA Inter- collegiate Sept. 17. The Lancers compete Oct. 8 at the New Mexico State Aggie Invitational.

CBU golf tees off season in style

California Baptist University’s golf teams picked up its first win of the season and are look- ing to put its best foot forward. The women’s golf team started its season with a win in the USA Intercollegiate Tournament in Mobile, Ala. The team exceeded its goals and was able to show it is worthy of […]

Ariana Berkemeier | Banner | Summer Avery, kinesiology graduate student and outside hitter, sports one of the Lancers’ new Adidas jerseys.

Lancers debut new look

As California Baptist University Athletics transitions into Division I, Athletics also announced the beginning of a new multiyear partnership with Adidas over the summer. The new sponsor brings sharp, new uniforms for the Lancers. Mike Minyard, associate athletic director for External Relations, was in charge of brand enforcement including the approval of uniform designs. “The […]

Courtesy of athletics | Lauren Hackett, CBU alumna, spikes the ball over the net.

Hackett’s leaving legacy for volleyball after graduation

Lauren Hackett, CBU alumna, has been nominated as a top-30 finalist for the NCAA Woman of the Year award after an impressive career on the women’s volleyball team. When Hackett left the court last season, she walked away with numerous records, including a program record 1,687 kills with 892 digs and 112 aces. Hackett’s constant […]

Lancers set for new era of crosstown rivalry

It may not have an official name yet but a rivalry is starting to heat up. The two universities may not compete in the same conference but California Baptist and the University of California, Riverside, are ready to battle in a fight for Riverside sports supremacy. Out of the 13 sports in which both universities […]

Danielle Lutjens | CBU’s head swim coach, Rick Rowland, is a 20-year swim coaching veteran and continues to push the lancers forward towards victory.

Two decades of aquatics

This year marks not only the 20th anniversary of the CBU aquatics swim and dive program, but also head swim and dive coach Rick Rowland’s 20th year of coaching at CBU. During the 1998-99 season, Rowland, who was hired as director of aquatics, started recruiting athletes to join the CBU family. Since then, Rowland built […]

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Flavors headlines CBU basketball transfers

As basketball season approaches, the California Baptist University men’s basketball team is gearing up by recruit- ing Division I-caliber athletes, including Fairfield University transfer Ferron Flavors Jr., a junior business management major and guard. To help prepare and elevate their game, men’s basketball recruited players who have already played at the Division I level over […]

Sage Zbinden | Matt Hubbard, graduate student kinesiology major, try’s his best to boost himself into the air to block the ball, but slips and loses his balance.

Despite transition CBU basketball hopes for postseason play

During the four-year transition to Division I, California Baptist University athletics will be ineligible for NCAA postseason play. However, Lancer basketball has options to play beyond the regular season. An immediate opportunity for CBU basketball to potentially add to its trophy case will be the Western Athletic Conference regular season championship. Although the Lancers will not […]