Chapman Athletics Headlines

  • Fajardo selected as SCIAC Athlete of the Week
    November 20, 2017
    Junior Jaryn Fajardo was nominated as the SCIAC Athlete of the Week after a dominating performance on the court this past week. She helped lead the Panthers to a pair of wins over Concordia M’head and McMurray College at the Redlands Tip-Off Classic.
  • Crewe sets another school record
    November 18, 2017
    The Chapman University men’s and women’s swim and dive teams competed in their second SCIAC dual of the season against Pomona-Pitzer and Whittier this past weekend. The men beat the Poets 147-121 but fell to the Sagehens 212-79, while the women were narrowly edged out by Whittier 147-144 and also fell to Pomona-Pitzer 193-105. Freshman William Crewe led the squad, setting another school record in the 200 breaststroke.
  • Football suffers first round loss at UMHB
    November 18, 2017
    The Chapman University football team fell 50-6 to No. 1 Mary Hardin-Baylor in the first round of the NCAA Division III Football Championship. Senior Jacob Isabel became the new school record holder for receiving yards in a season in the loss.
  • Nakakihara leads comeback win over La Sierra
    November 16, 2017
    An early second half surge led the Chapman University men’s basketball team to an 82-67 comeback win in its season-opener over La Sierra. Junior Reed Nakakihara poured 19 of his 22 points in the second half to lead the comeback.
  • Panther Unleashed: Record Book Rewrite
    November 16, 2017
    Even with just eight games, it has been a record-breaking year on the gridiron. The Panthers’ aerial attack is arguably the best it’s ever been in the 24 years since the program was revived.
  • Football faces top-ranked Mary Hardin-Baylor in first round
    November 16, 2017
    Chapman won its second SCIAC title to advance into the NCAA Division III Football Championship. The Panthers travel to Belton, Texas to take on No. 1 Mary Hardin-Baylor in the first round of the national tournament.
  • O’Brien and Dayan selected to All-SCIAC
    November 16, 2017
    Two members of the Chapman University men’s water polo team were selected to the All-SCIAC team on Thursday morning following a vote from the head coaches. Senior Jeff O’Brien headlined the selections with a spot on the first team, while junior Kevin Dayan earned a spot on the second team.
  • 2017-18 Men's Basketball Season Preview
    November 15, 2017
    With 15 newcomers on the roster, the Panthers look to climb back into the top half of the SCIAC in 2017-18.
  • Football NCAA first round ticket information
    November 14, 2017
    The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has announced that tickets for the first round matchup between Chapman and UMHB will go on sale on Thursday, Nov. 16. Chapman’s fans are encouraged to call the UMHB ticket office to reserve their tickets or purchase their tickets at the gate.
  • 2017-18 swimming & diving preview
    November 14, 2017
    With the 2017-18 season just underway, the Chapman swimming & diving teams are excited to see the program continuing to grow.
  • Toole earns weekly SCIAC award after opening dual
    November 13, 2017
    Junior Kellyn Toole was selected as the SCIAC Athlete of the Week after her strong performance in the first dual meet of the season against Cal Lutheran. She won both the 3-meter and 1-meter dive events in the women’s narrow 112-109 loss to the Regals.
  • Football headed to Mary Hardin-Baylor for first round
    November 12, 2017
    The Chapman University football is back in the NCAA Division III Football Championship for the second time in four years and will head to Belton, Texas to take on Mary Hardin-Baylor in the first round.
  • Crewe debuts with pair of school records
    November 11, 2017
    Freshman William Crewe made his Chapman debut with two school records in the first dual meet of the season for the Chapman University swimming & diving teams against Cal Lutheran. The Regals edged out a 112-109 team win in the women’s dual while the Panther men fell 129-82.
  • Soltes, Cokas lead cross country teams at regionals
    November 11, 2017
    The Chapman University cross country teams wrapped up the 2017 cross country season at the NCAA Division III West Region Championships, led by a pair of bests. Junior Jonah Soltes ran a personal-best while junior Nika Cokas ran a season-best.
  • Seniors shine in final home match
    November 08, 2017
    The Chapman University men’s water polo team rolled to an 18-9 victory over Caltech (8-15, 2-11 SCIAC) on its annual senior night on Wednesday night. The Panthers (14-12, 10-3 SCIAC) were led by the six seniors who were honored at the start of the match.
  • Freshman selected as SCIAC Athlete of the Week
    November 06, 2017
    Freshman Dillon Keefe was honored as the SCIAC Athlete of the Week for his dominating defensive performance against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps this weekend. The linebacker is the first defensive player to earn the award in the 2017 season. The Orange, Calif. native recorded nine tackles, including three tackles for a loss of 17 yards. He also tallied the only two sacks of the game for a loss of 12 yards in the 48-38 win over the Stags.
  • Football caps perfect SCIAC season with win over CMS
    November 04, 2017
    The Chapman University football team finished off a perfect SCIAC season with a 48-38 win over visiting Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. The Panthers (6-2, 6-0 SCIAC) completed their second undefeated conference season in school history with win and will head to the NCAA Division III Football Championship on a six-game win streak.
  • Men’s water polo falls to Whittier
    November 04, 2017
    The Chapman University men’s water polo team dropped a hard-fought match 12-9 to Whittier (15-11, 11-2 SCIAC) this morning. The Panthers (13-12, 9-3 SCIAC) were led on offense by junior Brady Hoskins, who recorded a hat trick.
  • Football looks to claim outright SCIAC title against CMS
    November 03, 2017
    Chapman football closes out the 2017 regular season when it hosts Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Saturday at 7 p.m. The Panthers’ final regular season game was cancelled when Occidental cancelled the remainder of its season.
  • Women's volleyball swept in SCIAC semifinal
    November 02, 2017
    The season came to end for the Chapman University volleyball team after a 25-17, 25-18, 25-11 loss to top-seeded Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the semifinals of the SCIAC Postseason Tournament. The Panthers made their first appearance in the conference tournament for the first time since 2013.
  • Panthers Unleashed: About Saturday
    November 02, 2017
    In case you didn’t know, Saturday was kind of a big day for the Panthers. The three teams that played at home went 3-0, and two of those teams clinched postseason berths. Let’s start at the beginning.
  • Men’s soccer falls in SCIAC semi-finals
    November 01, 2017
    The Chapman University men’s soccer team lost 3-1 to Cal Lutheran (12-4-2, 9-3-2 SCIAC) in the opening round of the SCIAC Postseason Tournament on Wednesday night. The Panthers (9-7-3, 9-4-1 SCIAC) worked hard to come back and tie the match on a goal from junior Kai Howe, but succumbed to the Kingsmen’s strong offense late in the match.
  • Women's volleyball heads to CMS for SCIAC Semifinal
    November 01, 2017
    Chapman heads back to the SCIAC Tournament for the first time since 2013 when it heads to top-seeded Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Pair of Panthers named to All-SCIAC Second Team
    November 01, 2017
    A pair of Panthers were named to the All-SCIAC Team on Wednesday morning. Junior Lindsay Erl and sophomore Faith Holloway were both recognized for their work on the field, earning Second Team honors for the second year in a row.
  • Four men’s soccer players receive All-SCIAC honors
    October 31, 2017
    Four members of the Chapman University men’s soccer team were named to the All-SCIAC Team on Tuesday. Headlining the selections were senior Elliott Braund and junior Kai Howe who were both named to the first team.
  • Friend and Cooke named to All-SCIAC Team
    October 30, 2017
    Two members of the Chapman University women’s volleyball team earned All-SCIAC honors, the conference announced on Monday. Junior Lauren Friend headlined Chapman’s selection with a spot on the first team, while senior Kylie Cooke was named to the second team.
  • Bautista named SCIAC Athlete of the Week for second time in three weeks
    October 30, 2017
    Senior Ricky Bautista proved to be the anchor in Chapman’s offense yet again, earning SCIAC Athlete of the Week honors for the second time in just three weeks. The Panthers took down Cal Lutheran 46-38 at Wilson Field this week and earned at least a share of the SCIAC Championship title with the victory.
  • Four runners set PRs at SCIAC Championships
    October 28, 2017
    The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the SCIAC Championships at Prado Park on Saturday morning. Despite both teams coming in ninth place, a trio of men and junior Nika Cokas set personal records at the event.
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