Ariana Berkemeier | Banner | Summer Avery, kinesiology graduate student and outside hitter, sports one of the Lancers’ new Adidas jerseys.

Lancers debut new look

As California Baptist University Athletics transitions into Division I, Athletics also announced the beginning of a new multiyear partnership with Adidas over the summer. The new sponsor brings sharp, new uniforms for the Lancers. Mike Minyard, associate athletic director for External Relations, was in charge of brand enforcement including the approval of uniform designs. “The […]

Lancers set for new era of crosstown rivalry

It may not have an official name yet but a rivalry is starting to heat up. The two universities may not compete in the same conference but California Baptist and the University of California, Riverside, are ready to battle in a fight for Riverside sports supremacy. Out of the 13 sports in which both universities […]

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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Wrestling prepares for RMAC championship

The wrestling team at California Baptist University is preparing to take its first step towards the playoffs by competing in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championship in Colorado Springs, Colo. Feb. 3. Lancers wrestling earned second place with a total of 100.5 points in last season’s RMAC Championship, Feb. 4, 2017. Returning Lancer standouts, such […]

Wrestling coach’s heroic actions send message to fellow coaches, students

Derek Moore shows brave courage in saving woman from robbery. California Baptist University assistant wrestling coach Derek Moore made headlines when he helped prevent a robbery in Daytona, Florida, Aug. 6. The news coverage from ncaa.com and calbaptist.edu brought attention to CBU, it’s wrestling program and it’s highly successful and now heroic, coach. The CBU […]

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Wrestling prepares for championships

California Baptist University’s wrestling team took second place Feb. 4 at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships in Colorado Springs. Lennie Zalesky, head coach, sent 10 wrestlers to compete in the RMAC Championship and five wrestlers competed for individual championships in their respective weight classes. The Lancers, ranked No. 14, were unable to obtain a […]

Waste notches top spot in NCAA

NCAA Division II 197-weight class secured by top wrestler Jacob Waste, senior criminal justice major and wrestler at California Baptist University, is having a successful 2016-2017 season after being named the No. 1-ranked athlete in the nation at the NCAA Division II level for the 197-weight class. Waste has also been named an All-American athlete […]