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Lancer swimmers prepare for conference meet over winter break

California Baptist University’s swim and dive team ended its first half of the season on a high note and is looking to keep improving after two weeks of Christmas break training. “The morale is strong enough that we made it through (Christmas training) as a team,” said Rick Rowland, head coach of swim and dive. […]

Courtesy of Athletics The Lancer baseball program is set to host its alumni baseball celebration, welcoming back former Lancers with a golf outing, home run derby and alumni game at Totman Stadium.

Baseball alumni return for game at Totman field

Before the baseball season begins, the Lancers will be hosting their annual alumni baseball game Feb. 9, while also hosting their first-ever golf outing Feb. 8. The first golf outing will be open to the public, with tick- ets still on sale until Feb. 4. It will be held at Hidden Valley Golf Course in […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Milan Acquaah, sophomore business administration major, celebrates victory in the Lancers first conference game.

Acquaah makes it look easy

For the second time this sea- son, Milan Acquaah, sophomore business administration major and guard, was named Western Athletic Conference men’s bas- ketball Player of the Week for his e orts from Dec. 31 through Jan. 6. Acquaah attributes his success this season to his time on and o the court with peers, professors and […]

Courtesy of Athletics | CBU's first-ever WAC Golfer of the Month honoree for September and October, Erica Wang, senior business administration major, eyes the ball after a putt. The golf team finished it's fall season and will resume in January.

Wang wins WAC Golfer of the Month

Women’s golf team captain at California Baptist University, Erica Wang, was named Western Athletic Conference Golfer of the Month after a strong start to the season. Wang, senior business administration major, has played for CBU for the past four years and currently holds the 18-hole program record of 66, which is 6-under-par, that she set […]

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 | 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 […]

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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Athletics moves to NCAA Division I, joins Western Athletic Conference

California Baptist University athletics announced Jan. 13 the acceptance of the invitation to join the Western Athletic Conference as part of a move to NCAA Division I. Dr. Ronald Ellis, president of CBU, Dr. Micah Parker, director of Athletics, Kent Dacus, vice president for Enrollment and Student Services, and Jeff Hurd, commissioner of the Western […]