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 […]

Sage Zbinden | 1. Hunter Barnett, freshman business entrepreneurship major, holds his hand in the way of the ball entering the goal.

Freshmen succeed in DI

Transitioning from high school sports to college–level sports is no easy task. However, some freshmen found an easy transition and maintain a high  level of success. Playing in all of the men’s water polo games, Hunter Barnett, business administration major and attacker, has helped his team achieve  a 21-10 record while scoring 30 goals. Barnett […]

Soccer teams score big

With 34 minutes left, the California Baptist University men’s soccer team was down 2-0. They trailed No. 1 seed Fresno Pacific in the game that would determine the 2012 National Christian College Athletic Association men’s soccer National Champion. Alex Anderson scored and now it is 2-1. Then Paul Oliver heads one in with nine minutes to play. The game is tied. Overtime […]

Golf swinging through spring

California Baptist University golfers have been right on par throughout the 2011-2012 season. Both the men’s and women’s teams have had very successful seasons, with the culmination being a National Christian College Athletic Association championship for the men’s team. Tim Tait finished second overall at the NCCAA national tournament and was one of only two […]