Cullen’s Column: Top Storylines For New School Year

Lancer fans who thought the transition process from Division II to Division I would be a long, fruitless waiting period were in for a great surprise last year.  The 2018-19 sports season was chock-full of success and delightful storylines that went well beyond DI “firsts.” Now, it appears the 2019-20 school year will be kind […]

Reagan Lee | Banner |Michaela Miller, junior health science major and defender, strikes the ball in an early seaon conference game against New Mexico State University.

Women’s soccer wins 12 games in first DI campaign

Ending the season with a record of 12-5 and finishing ranked fourth in Western Athletic Conference, CBU women’s soccer said they are content to have exceeded their goals. “Starting the season we set a few goals: We wanted to get 10 wins and we wanted to finish in the top four, and we accomplished both, […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Desarae Felix, senior history major, runs the ball down the field with the intent of scoring a goal.

Scoring goals comes easy for Lancers’ Felix

Desarae Felix, senior history major and midfielder for women’s soccer, was named Western Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week after scoring three goals and an assist. Kristen St. Clair, head coach of women’s soccer, said she believes Felix is different from other players. “Desarae is a special player. She works very hard and she can […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | California Baptist University’s women’s soccer team celebrates scoring their first goal of the game against New Mexico State University on Oct. 5. The Lancers would go on to pick up a 3-0 conference victory over the Aggies

Soccer exceeds expectations

With a 4-4 record in conference games, California Baptist University’s women’s soccer team prepares to face new challenges as it continues in the Western Athletic Conference. Kristen St. Clair, head coach of women’s soccer, said she believes the successful season is a tribute to the whole team’s work ethic. “It’s a tribute to the players’ […]

Reagan Lee | The Banner | Preston Judd, sophomore kinesiology major, steals the ball from a Seattle University player in a Sept. 13 win.

Judd racking up goals early

Preston Judd, sophomore kinesiology major and forward on the men’s soccer team, was named Western Athletic Conference offensive Player of the Week Sept. 3 after scoring two hat tricks on the first week of the season. In soccer, a hat trick is when a player scores three consecutive goals in a single game. “Preston has […]

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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, […]

Aidan Apodaca, senior biology major and forward, dribbles the ball past California State University, San Bernardino, Aug. 31in their opener, winning 4-0.

Apodaca earns honors for men’s soccer

Aidan Apodaca, senior biology major and forward, has been collecting honors from the PacWest Conference and been a leading contributor for the men’s soccer team at California Baptist University. Apodaca was named the PacWest Conference Player of the Week along with Abe Placito, senior business administration major and defender, who was also named Defender of […]