Reagan Lee | Banner | Samantha Martirez, senior information technology management, practices her swing while staying in competition shape during the COVID-19 pandemic.

International students bond through athletics while learning new culture

California Baptist University athletics attracts many international students to study and compete in the United States, with some teams having more international athletes than American athletes. The cross country and women’s golf teams are  teams whose rosters are predominantly filled by international students. Jocelyn Chee, senior applied statistics major and captain of the women’s golf […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Filipaa Capelo, freshman marketing major, watches the ball fly after a clean swing during practice.

Golf team debunks misconceptions

Certain sports at California Baptist University are more fast paced compared to other sports; however, despite their hard work and dedication to representing CBU at the highest level of NCAA competition, men’s golf requires greater patience. Despite the seeming lack of action in the sport of collegiate golf, the golfers and coaches at CBU put […]

Danielle Lutjents | Banner | Ivan Monslave, senior business administration major eyes his target as he lines the golf ball up for the putt.

Golf teams looks to finish strong

Coming into the spring season in the second of half of the 2020 semester, the California Baptist University’s men and women’s golf teams are set to finish strong in all its tournaments. The women’s team finished second Feb. 22 at the Grand Canyon Spring Invite in Phoenix, and the men’s team tied for sixth Feb. […]

Courtesy of Athletics | Samantha Martirez, junior journalism major, competes in the Battle At The Rock tournament at University of California, Riverside.

Martirez impacts CBU golf

Samantha Martirez, junior journalism and new media major,  has contributed to the women’s golf team at California Baptist University for three years. Martirez is originally from Manggahan Pasig City, Philippines. She was introduced to golf by her father when she was 10 years old.  “I remember watching Tiger Woods on TV and I was like, […]

Sage Zbinden | Banner Harrison Kingsley, freshman business management major, strikes the golf ball during CBU golf practice.

Golf steps up DI tourneys

California Baptist University’s men’s and women’s golf teams started their spring season Feb. 11. With men finishing fourth at The Farms Intercolligiate in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., and the women finishing seventh at the Battle of the Rock tournament in Riverside. “That was probably the best tournament we have had in the Division I era,” […]

Athletes improve their mental performance

It is 90 percent mental and 10  percent physical. Research shows that most athletes agree the mental aspect of the game is greater than the physical.  At California Baptist University, most teams are working to better understand and improve on the mental challenges with the help of Dr. Ed Garrett, certified mental performance consultant, more […]

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Community Life seeks new referees

Intramural sports teams at California Baptist University are in need of referees. Community Life is looking to hire people to join their community. Marnie Kavern, program coordinator of intramural sports, said being a referee for intramural sports is a great way to build relationships and enjoy hobbies with new friends. She said it is a […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Tim Clark, assistant athletic director for sports medicine and athletic training, wraps a cheerleader’s ankle for support.

Athletic trainers keep Lancers healthy

Constantly preventing and handling injuries and helping athletes recover, CBU’s athletic training team is a key component of the success the athletes achieve. The athletic training program has three main goals to help the athletes perform well in their sports. “Our first goal is we try and prevent injuries for our athletes,” said Collin Gustafson, […]

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Sports make most of WAC championships

While transitioning to NCAA Division I status, California Baptist University athletics teams are not eligible for postseason competition. However, sports that the Western Athletic Conference champion does not receive an automatic berth to the NCAA championships are eligible for conference postseason. This means golf, cross country, track and swim and dive can compete for WAC […]