Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Chad Castillo, sophomore business administration major, focuses in on the ball as he calculates his swing.

Baseball starts season strong

California Baptist University’s 2019-2020 baseball team is using its strong work ethic to gain momentum for the rest of the season. The season home opener kicked off Feb. 21 with a fireworks show, and the Lancers played against one of the team’s biggest rivals: the Highlanders from the  University of California, Riverside. The Lancers beat […]

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Madeline Wiese makes Lancer athletic history

After logging top-three scores in California Baptist University’s program history and being named Western Athletic Conference diver of the week Jan. 14, Madeline Wiese, sophomore marketing major, is switching her focus from swimming to diving and has be- come a strong new addition to the women’s dive team. Wiese is one of only three athletes […]

Sage Zbinden | Banner | Zack Lowery, junior kinesiology major, is on the counter attack to try and gain possession of the ball

Men’s water polo faced challenges during fall season

During the fall 2019 season, California Baptist University’s men’s water polo team had an overall record of 17-15 and 4-3 in the Western Athletic Conference in Division I. With just three students who graduated from last year, the majority of the team looks to continue to practice hard in the offseason to prepare for an […]

Regan Lee | Banner | Daniel Simosen, freshman undeclared major, advances the ball up the field against University of California Riverside.

Men’s soccer finishes strong in WAC play

The Lancers men’s soccer team finished its season overall 5-11-2 and went 4-5-1 in the Western Athletic Conference. This is an improvement compared to the 2018 season where the team finished 5-6 in the conference.  To prepare for the season the team worked closely with their strength and conditioning coach, Jason Quan, who set up […]

Regan Lee | Banner | Rebecca Romero, senior radiologic sciences major, and Rola Badawiya, junior communication studies major, celebrate a goal scored against the Holy Cross Crusaders by hugging fellow Lancer Amy Aquino, junior kinesiology major.

Soccer begins in right direction

California Baptist University’s women’s soccer team went 12-5-1 in its inaugural Division I season, notching the highest win total for the program since 2013. This season, the Lancers are headed in the right direction once again. At 5-2-1, CBU is testing itself with a challenging nonconference schedule as it prepares for the Western Athletic Conference […]

Courtesy of Athletics | Samantha Martirez, junior journalism major, competes in the Battle At The Rock tournament at University of California, Riverside.

Martirez impacts CBU golf

Samantha Martirez, junior journalism and new media major,  has contributed to the women’s golf team at California Baptist University for three years. Martirez is originally from Manggahan Pasig City, Philippines. She was introduced to golf by her father when she was 10 years old.  “I remember watching Tiger Woods on TV and I was like, […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner Chris Heckenberg, sophomore engineering major, does ballistic movements with box jumps as he trains his muscles for the upcoming spring season scrimmages.

Soccer faces spring games

California Baptist University’s men’s soccer team kicks into gear a little early this year as they compete in spring games to prepare for the regular season next fall.  The Lancers finished the fall season with nine wins, nine losses and one tie. They hope to use the experience and game time they gain this spring […]

Cullen’s Column: Winter sports wrap up with DI success

The winter sports seasons are winding down and hindsight is setting in on what has been a mainly successful first Division I winter for California Baptist University athletics. For Lancer basketball, it is hard to draw too many conclusions from inconsistently difficult schedules for both the men’s and women’s teams. However, there are a few […]