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Student athletes hoop it up at Special Olympics basketball clinic

May 9, 2013 by | Sports

By Brian Kirwan ’13 Chapman University’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) recently hosted nearly 100 athletes from the Southern California chapter of the Special Olympics for a basketball clinic in Harold Hutton Sports Center. The event was in partnership with NCAA Division III and the Special Olympics. The goal was to foster a mutual learning

Hanks tosses first career shutout in Panthers’ win over Whittier

April 22, 2013 by | Sports

Junior starting pitcher Justin Hanks tossed his second straight complete game, leading the Chapman University baseball team to a 9-0 shutout over Whittier on Friday at Hart Park. The Panthers have bounced back from a seven game losing streak, winning four straight games to improve their conference record to 13-9. Read more at the Athletics

Five Panther football players earn Hall of Fame honors for academic acheivement

March 11, 2013 by | Sports

The Chapman University football team continues to receive off-field recognitions as five players were named Scholar Athletes by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame at their 43rd annual banquet hosted by the Orange County chapter. Seniors Michael Mehlhaff, Kevin Anderson, Kellen Matsuno, Elliot Cooley and junior Cameron Cutter received the honor, continuing

Chapman softball sweeps doubleheader with dominant pitching

March 11, 2013 by | Sports

The first-place Chapman University softball team rode the arms of Cassie Oregel and Natalie Both (pictured above) to a sweep in Sunday’s doubleheader versus Pomona-Pitzer at El Camino Real Park. Freshman Both followed up her first career save in the first game with her fourth complete game of the season in the afternoon matchup as

Chapman women’s lacrosse scores 23 in rout over King’s College

March 6, 2013 by | Sports

The Chapman University women’s lacrosse team produced its highest offensive output of the season and cruised to a 23-9 win over visiting King’s College (Pa.) at Wilson Field on Sunday afternoon. Eight different Panthers scored multiple times and 12 players in all tallied goals in the win. Read more at the Athletics website.

Freshman Lauren Deats becomes fastest woman in university history

March 4, 2013 by | Sports

Chapman University freshman sprinter Lauren Deats dashed into the school record books on Saturday afternoon, becoming the fastest Panther ever in the 100 meters with a time of 12.80 and a second-place finish at the SCIAC Multi-Dual meet at the Strehle Track on the campus of Pomona College. Read more at the Athletics website.