Priscilla Estrada, freshman finance major, passes the ball to her teammate to help get the double play.

Softball shares how they prepare for games

California Baptist University ended the Seattle U Softball series 1-2 on March 19. The two-day series started with Seattle on top (2-5) and continued to the second game, where the Lancers lost 2-3. The Lancers came back in the third and final game, where the Lancers held a victorious score of 12-0. The Lancers now […]

Amanda Argomaniz, senior political science major, prepares to bunt to help move a runner to second base. Elijah Hickman

Lancer Q&A: Amanda Argomaniz, CBU softball

The path to become an NCAA Division-I athlete is a long and arduous one, and each athlete’s story is different. The Banner interviewed Amanda Argomaniz, senior political science major and member of the California Baptist University softball team, to ask her about her journey as an athlete and what brought her to play softball at […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Kerisa Viramontes, graduate student in communication studies, pitches during a game against UCR on March 12, 2021.

Softball team sweeps opening series

The California Baptist University softball team had the majority of its spring 2020 season canceled due to the ongoing pandemic. Despite the many trials and setbacks of last year, the CBU softball team had a great start in 2021. The softball team swept its opening series against the University of California, Davis, having one of […]

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Senior athletes debate return for additional year

After nearly four years of dedication to their sport, college seniors in spring athletics across the United States are coming to terms with the cancellation of their final seasons because of the rapid spread of COVID-19. Fortunately for spring athletes, they will be able to decide whether or not to return to their respective colleges […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Mackenzie Budinger Senior finance major, fouls off the ball as she tries to get on base.

CBU Softball Update: Senior Players

The California Baptist University’s softball team rose to the challenge of facing top-ranked Power 5 programs by beating the University of Mississippi and Michigan State University. The team’s record is 10-14, and it has faced most of its competition on the road. Unfortunately, the rest of the season is suspended as a result of precautions […]

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 […]