?I was told I should try diving because the high school team needed more people, I was like ok, why not?? These are the famous words that kick started the prosperous career of Chapman diving sensation, Kellyn Toole.
A huge first quarter and a career-high from sophomore Lucy Criswell led the Chapman University women?s basketball team to a 73-61 win over Hope International on Thursday. The Panthers (14-3) won for the second night in a row and ran their winning streak to seven games.
Freshman Reed Smith scored a season-best 20 points but the Chapman University men?s basketball team fell 70-60 to visiting Occidental on Wednesday. Smith was one of three Panther starters in double figures.
For the second consecutive week, sophomore Lucy Criswell was honored as the SCIAC Athlete of the Week. She continued a dominant SCIAC season with 16.7 points and seven rebounds per game over three games, including her first career double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds against Whittier.
A program-best start became even better as the Chapman University women?s basketball team locked down Claremont-Mudd-Scripps for a 68-56 victory. With the win, the Panthers (12-3, 7-0) won for the sixth straight game and took sole possession of first place in the SCIAC.
The Chapman University men?s and women?s swim and dive teams competed in a SCIAC meet featuring Redlands and Occidental earlier this morning, where the women earned a victory over the Bulldogs. Freshman Will Crewe broke yet another school record, this time in the 200 butterfly.
The Chapman University men?s basketball team (12-4, 5-2 SCIAC) lost 70-63 to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (6-7, 4-1 SCIAC) earlier this afternoon in the first game of a double header. Senior Rob Nelsen led the scoring for the Panthers, tallying 17 points and seven rebounds in the narrow loss.
The Chapman University swimming & diving teams started 2018 on a winning note in a meet with La Verne, Mills and Biola. With the meet being scored as a dual between each team, both the men?s team went 2-0 to start the new calendar year while the women?s team went 2-1.
From rivals to teammates. Chapman men?s basketball juniors Josh Mendoza and Sean Comer haven?t always been on the same side of the court. Go back a few years and you?ll see that they were rivals in their high school days.
The Chapman University women?s basketball continued its historic SCIAC run with a commanding 80-54 win over Whittier (6-10, 3-4 SCIAC) tonight at Hutton Sports Center. The Panthers (11-3, 6-0 SCIAC) are off to their best start in conference play since their inaugural season in 2012.