Courtesy of Athletics | CBU's first-ever WAC Golfer of the Month honoree for September and October, Erica Wang, senior business administration major, eyes the ball after a putt. The golf team finished it's fall season and will resume in January.

Wang wins WAC Golfer of the Month

Women’s golf team captain at California Baptist University, Erica Wang, was named Western Athletic Conference Golfer of the Month after a strong start to the season. Wang, senior business administration major, has played for CBU for the past four years and currently holds the 18-hole program record of 66, which is 6-under-par, that she set […]

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Facilities give athletes edge

To keep California Baptist University athletes performing at their best, the university does its part by providing athletic facilities that suit the needs of every sports team on campus. The newest facility on campus is the Events Center, which opened its doors in May 2017. The Events Center caters to home basketball games and can […]

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 […]

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 […]

Athletics faces challenges in DI transition

With California Baptist University’s move from NCAA Division II to Division I, gone are the days of playoff appearances, conference championships and national awards, right? Not so fast. Less than a month into Division-I competition, the Lancer fall teams have already proven they belong. Riding a 29-1 campaign in 2017, CBU volleyball found instant success […]

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Golf takes time off from tournaments, preps for spring season

California Baptist University’s men’s and women’s golf teams are preparing to take a nearly four-month break from tournament competition. The teams have been on a roll this season and the players expressed their plans to keep up that momentum heading into their off-period. The gap between tournaments is in accordance with NCAA rules because the […]

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Hodges overcomes obstacles, conquers on the links

Performing well as a student-athlete requires motivation, patience and hard work, especially when it comes to the sport of golf. Kendel Hodges, freshman business administration major, executes this task with grace despite the adversity he has battled from birth. In June 2015, PGA of America created a video titled “Impacting Lives Through Golf on CBS” […]