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 […]

‘FIFA 16’ innovates with added features

EA’s latest installment in its massively popular soccer series, “FIFA 16,” officially reached shelves Sept. 22, with a variety of new features and adjustments. The series, which first began in 1994, has made huge leaps in its game mechanics, playability and degree of realism from last year’s iteration, “FIFA 15.” FIFA has been the leading […]

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 […]

Men’s, women’s soccer keep unity, determination

Unity, competitive drive and winning tradition; the men’s and women’s soccer teams are halfway through their seasons as they are kicking it into gear to defend their National Christian College Athletic Association championship titles. As California Baptist University’s men’s soccer season came to a close in 2011, they walked away with Pacific West Conference and […]

Soccer: 10 fun facts about ‘The Beautiful Game’

California Baptist University has a tradition of winning in both men’s and women’s soccer. Both Lancer squads are coming off National Christian College Athletic Association national championships and are competing for the top spot among Pacific West Conference competition. With the beginning of the new season, the opportunity now arises to gain a greater understanding […]