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 […]

RMAC honors swimmers

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams at California Baptist University kicked off a successful season with three of their swimmers breaking CBU records. Scott Tolman, sophomore computer science major, Emily Dunkerson, sophomore history and political science double major, and Sofia Petrenko, senior business administration major, have recently picked up honors from the Rocky […]

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Schuster contributes strengths

Swimmer uses experience on Olympic stage, brings depth to team In August 2016, Brandon Schuster, freshman engineering  major and member of the swim team at California Baptist University, made his Olympic debut representing his home country of Samoa at the Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro. Eighteen-year-old Schuster competed in the men’s 200-meter freestyle and […]

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City of Riverside honors Adcock, Rowland

California Baptist University’s Gary Adcock, head baseball coach, and Rick Rowland, men and women’s swim coach, were recognized Jan. 21 for their immense work and effort as both were inducted into the Riverside Hall of Fame. Rowland’s career started as a teenager working alongside his father, who was a coach at Pepperdine University. “I worked with […]

Halverson hopes for stellar season, NCAA appearance

Being named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference’s Athlete of the Year during the 2015-2016 season and setting an NCAA Division II consideration time in the 1650 freestyle this season, Christie Halverson, junior nursing major, has made quite a name for herself on the women’s swim team at California Baptist University. Halverson said on the non-development […]

Swimmer stays victorious

Rumiancteva wins RMAC title, stays set on finals California Baptist University women’s swimmer Alena Rumiancteva, junior international studies major, has finished a superior regular season as she prepares for the NCAA Division II Championships. An international student from Russia, she had previous experience in swimming for National Arctic University in Arkhangelsk, Russia, and earned third […]