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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.