Sage Zbinden | Natalie Zimmerer, junior business major, runs a slide and gives a nice set to Summer Avery, graduate student kinesiology major.

Volleyball Sets Up for D1 Success

After a dominant 2017 season with an overall record of 29- 1, the California Baptist University women’s volleyball team is off to a strong start for the 2018 season. Although many players who contributed to the team’s success last season graduated, head Coach Branden Higa said he has high hopes and is optimistic when it […]

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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Athletes dominate PacWest

California Baptist University’s five fall sports dominated the PacWest Conference in their final year before the school transitions into the NCAA Division I WAC in 2018. Both men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country and women’s volleyball earned the PacWest Championship in early November before the teams advanced to playoffs. Dr. Ben Gall, […]

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Kralj sets up team for success

New captain brings pride to Lancers with honors and achievements. Taking the lead as team captain of the women’s volleyball team this year, Sydney Kralj, senior communications studies major and setter, credits her success in college volleyball at California Baptist University to the combined efforts of her entire team. Kralj’s achievements include being an All-American player, being marked as […]

Men’s volleyball cut, women’s beach volleyball added

Last May, CBU’s Athletics Department publicly announced that as the entire program transitions to the Western Athletic Conference and NCAA Division I status, it would be discontinuing the men’s volleyball team starting immediately and that it will also integrate women’s beach volleyball as an intercollegiate sport in the near future. In the original press release […]

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Volleyball closes season with win, prepares for incoming freshmen

Finishing its season with eight wins and 21 losses, the California Baptist University men’s volleyball team is now focusing on improving the team and having a successful season next spring. Jacob Terabetz, sophomore kinesiology major and setter, said despite the tough competition this season, the team always reminded one another they had nothing to lose. […]