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 […]

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CBU grads extend athletic careers

This summer, multiple California Baptist University athletes signed professional contracts, adding to the growing list of former Lancers already living out their athletic dreams at the professional level. Major League Baseball draft picks Justin Montgomery and Dylan Stowell, along with free agent Andrew Bernstein, became the latest Lancers to turn pro. There are now nine […]

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 […]