Courtesy of Athletics | Kiree Lowe, junior biology major, practices her skills to be ready when athletics competition resumes.

Lancer athletes continue practicing with precautions

California Baptist University’s fall athletic seasons are postponed to best protect student athletics from the rapid spread of COVID-19. However, the athletic programs have adjusted practice routines to keep the athletes ready for when their seasons resume. Teams at CBU are trying their best to practice with the mindset that regular season will happen until […]

Robert Jordan | Banner | Brandon Schuster was one of the many athletes that was training for the Olympics.

Students adapt training due to Olympics postponement

The 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo was the most anticipated sports event of the year, and several student-athletes at California Baptist University had been preparing for the event. Unfortunately, the International Olympic Committee and Japanese organizers decided March 28 to postpone the Olympics as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, forcing athletes to extend […]

Robert Jordan | Banner | Lisa Siregar enjoys the win with California Baptist University's swim team.

Sports feature: Lisa Siregar

Lisa Siregar, assistant coach of men’s and women’s swim and dive, draws upon more than 20 years of experience as a former head swim coach for Indonesia’s national team. Before she joined California Baptist University in 2002, Siregar was a two-time Olympic head coach at the 1996 Games in Atlanta and the 2000 Games in […]

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Swim and dive teams find areas to improve heading to championship title

California Baptist University’s men and women’s swim and dive teams lost their last dual meet Feb.1 in a nail biter against the University of California, San Diego at the Lancer Aquatics Center. Both the men’s and women’s teams showed impressive swims, losing by a close margin. The men lost with a score of 141-154 and […]

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Madeline Wiese makes Lancer athletic history

After logging top-three scores in California Baptist University’s program history and being named Western Athletic Conference diver of the week Jan. 14, Madeline Wiese, sophomore marketing major, is switching her focus from swimming to diving and has be- come a strong new addition to the women’s dive team. Wiese is one of only three athletes […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Evan Honer, freshman business administration major, prepares himself for a backward dive by extending his arms.

CBU’s Evan Honer wins diving awards

Having been named WAC diver of the week three times this season, Evan Honer, freshman business administration major and diver for the men’s swim and dive team at California Baptist University, has won multiple diving events and broke the 3-meter board dive record Jan. 10 in a dual meet against Claremont Mudd-Scripps. Currently, in Honer’s […]

Robert Jordan | Banner | Isabela Rhodes, junior civil engineering major, dives for the last leg of the women's 200 freestyle relay in the Lancers' dual meet against UNLV on Oct. 26.

Lancers making a splash

California Baptist University’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving team’s season is in full swing with four meets already in the books. The men and women have had similar schedules with both team’s first official meet at the Malibu Invite on Oct. 12. The men finished second and the women in third place. The following […]

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: 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 […]