Freshman William Crewe made Chapman history as the first male swimmer to earn a spot on the podium on day three of the SCIAC Swimming & Diving Championships. Crewe climbed the podium after he finished third in the 100 back.
The Chapman University men’s basketball team’s season came to an end in the semifinals of the SCIAC Tournament with an 83-72 loss to top-seeded Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Friday. SCIAC Newcomer of the Year Reed Smith led the Panthers (17-9) with 17 points.
The Chapman University baseball team beat the visiting Pomona-Pitzer 8-0 this afternoon behind an outstanding effort from starting pitcher junior Matt Mogollon. The Panthers (6-2, 2-2 SCIAC) scored eight runs to hand the Sagehens (5-3, 0-1 SCIAC) their first loss in the SCIAC.
The Chapman University men’s basketball team had three players recognized on the All-SCIAC teams, announced by the conference office on Friday. Senior Rob Nelsen earned a spot on the All-SCIAC First Team, fellow senior Luke Selway was honored on the Second Team and Reed Smith was recognized as the Newcomer of the Year.
After day two of the SCIAC swimming and diving championships, the women sit in third place with a team score of 222 while the men are in seventh with a total score of 173. Freshman William Crewe set the pace for the Panthers, demolishing the Chapman school record in the 200 IM this afternoon.
Ever heard of March Madness? Well this is Frantic February. Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams are gearing up for SCIAC Postseason Tournament action as we head into the final few days of the shortest (but what feels like the longest) month of the year.
The Chapman University men’s basketball team ended the regular season with a No. 4 spot in the SCIAC rankings. The Panthers (17-8, 10-6 SCIAC) head to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (16-7, 14-1 SCIAC) to take on the No. 1 seed Stags.
Sophomore Lucy Criswell headlined the announcement of the SCIAC women’s basketball postseason awards as the conference’s Athlete of the Year and First Team selection. She became just the second Panther to earn the honor while Chapman took home three of the four major awards.
The Chapman University baseball team rolled past the visiting Castleton 10-2 this evening at Hart Park. Senior Conner Larkin hit a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth to lead the Panthers to victory.
Four relays. Four school records. The 2018 SCIAC Championships are underway and the Chapman University swimming & diving teams made history in every swimming event. The Panthers set four different relay records to propel the women to third place as a team and the men into fifth.
The Chapman University women’s basketball team enters the SCIAC Postseason tournament as the No. 2 seed after finishing the regular season as the SCIAC co-champions. The Panthers (21-4, 15-1 SCIAC) welcome No. 3 Cal Lutheran (15-10, 10-6 SCIAC) to Hutton Sports Center as they square up for the third time this season.
The Chapman University women’s tennis team fell 7-2 to visiting Bates on Tuesday. The Panthers (1-1) dropped two tiebreakers in doubles to start the match and weren’t able to swing the score back in their favor.
The Chapman University swimming & diving teams heads into the SCIAC Championships this weekend with both teams eyeing upward movement in the standings. The women’s team has finished fourth in back-to-back years while the men took eighth last year.
As the 2018 season kicks off for the Chapman University women’s lacrosse team, the Panthers will look to the next generation to replace an accomplished senior class. The returners are ready to lead the charge and pass the torch to a new group of players as they prepare to take the spotlight.
Freshman Madison Ross was selected as the SCIAC Athlete of the Week after she led the women’s tennis team to a 5-4 victory over the visiting Biola last Thursday afternoon. The rookie won both of her matches on the day, starting out with an 8-3 doubles victory in the No. 3 match. Ross moved on to the singles, where she defeated Madison Swaney from Biola in a come-from-behind 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-4) match.
The Chapman University men’s golf team placed fifth in the first SCIAC golf match of the spring season. Freshman Avery Keating led the Panthers, finishing tied for seventh place after shooting 71 (-1) on day one and 74 (+2) on day two of the competition.
A strong showing in singles led the Chapman University men’s tennis team to a 6-3 win over visiting Colorado College for its first victory of the season. The Panthers (1-1) took five of the six singles matches to overcome an early deficit.
The Chapman University softball team faced its first SCIAC opponent of the season at home Saturday, falling in a pair of one-run game to La Verne, 3-2 and 10-9. The Panthers (1-3, 0-2 SCIAC) couldn’t close the gap in the last inning against the visiting Leopards (7-3, 3-1 SCIAC) in two tightly contested ball games.
The Chapman University baseball team split a doubleheader with Redlands (5-2, 2-1 SCIAC) in its SCIAC home opener this afternoon, taking the first game 5-4 and falling 4-3 in the second. The Panthers (4-2, 1-2 SCIAC) rallied from down two in the bottom of the ninth to earn the walk off victory in the first game.
The Chapman University softball team enters the bulk of its 2018 season after opening with a split doubleheader against Whitworth in January. The Panthers return eight of their nine players in the lineup and two of their three starting pitchers. Chapman also welcomes back sophomores Michaela Foisy and Sarah Sumida, who each earned All-West Region Third Team honors and All-SCIAC selections.
The Chapman University women’s tennis team won its 2018 season opener 5-4 against Biola earlier today. Freshman Madison Ross defeated Eagle freshman Madison Swaney in a come-from-behind 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-4) victory in the No. 2 match.
The Chapman University women’s basketball team clinched at least a share of the SCIAC title with a dominant 97-69 victory over the visiting Occidental tonight. The Panthers (21-3, 15-0 SCIAC) were led by sophomore Lucy Criswell, who posted a career-high 28 points against the Tigers (11-13, 5-10 SCIAC).
Junior Brock DeHaven captured a singles win in the season-opener but the Chapman University men’s tennis team fell 8-1 to Division II Biola on Tuesday. The Panthers had three freshmen in the starting lineup, including two of the three top singles spots and the top doubles team.
After opening the brand new Lasting Tennis Center in the fall, the Chapman University tennis teams have been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to christen the new facility. That chance finally comes on Tuesday when the men’s team takes on Biola at 1 p.m.
As we enter February it is time to spring into the second edition of Captain’s Corner, student-athletes are already well into preparation for the upcoming months on the track, on the court, and on the field.