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Alumni Hour: Matthew Mead ’20

April 29, 2024 by | Uncategorized

With the rapid rise in the popularity of pickleball, people are turning to tennis players for their expertise and guidance. While many tennis players have converted to pickleball over the last few years, very few have been able to achieve what Matthew Mead has. Mead was a four-year member of the tennis team at Chapman

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Katie Carder

April 29, 2024 by | Uncategorized

Katie Carder is a senior on the Chapman softball team pursuing a BFA in Studio Art and a minor in Graphic Design. Carder’s passion lies in exploring the dynamics of human connection and the formation of community, specifically within her environment of team sports and an athletic community. In her thesis, she explores the culture

Alumni Hour: Shannon Coyle ’23 Women's Soccer Alumna, Shannon Coyle, details what life has been like post-graduation. 

February 28, 2024 by | Uncategorized

I graduated last year in 2023 and since then have moved to Seattle and started a masters program for prosthetics and orthotics (artificial limbs and braces). It’s a two year program and after graduating I’ll do a one year residency for prosthetics and a one year residency for orthotics before becoming board certified. My older

Pete’s Picks for the Holidays Explore Chapman Alumni-Owned Businesses in our 2023 gift guide.

December 7, 2023 by | Uncategorized

As you plan your holiday shopping, be sure to support Chapman alumni-owned businesses. From entertaining to fashion to fun, you’ll find festive gift ideas for everyone on your list.   Have a Chappy Holiday!  For the Home Entertainer…  Kamsah by Dhia Rabiai (MBA ’14) (MFA ’14) Elevate the hosting experience with Kamsah handcrafted serving trays,

Coach’s Corner: Izaiah Williams, Football

May 1, 2023 by | Uncategorized

Coach Izaiah Williams comes to the Panthers with more than a decade’s worth of coaching experience. At Chapman University, he works with the running backs and handles some special teams duties. He also is an Assistant Athletic Director. Here, he discusses more about his first year coaching and working at Chapman. How long have you

Alumni Hour: Lauren Friend ’19, Volleyball Read more about Lauren Friend, and what she has been up to since joining the Chapman Athletics Alumni Family 

March 31, 2023 by | Uncategorized

What have you been doing since graduating from Chapman? Since graduating from Chapman, I’ve been keeping myself quite busy! When I’m not working, I love being outside and active. I’m an avid snowboarder and I also enjoy mountain biking and surfing when the weather isn’t as snowy. I still make time to play beach volleyball

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Reid Omilian, Dive Making a splash in his first-year! Read more about Reid's accomplishments over the course of his first season as a panther. 

March 28, 2023 by | Uncategorized

Reid made a huge impact to the dive program during his first-year as a Panther. The Colorado native not only podium at the conference championships, but qualified for NCAA Regionals and competed at the NCAA Championships in North Carolina, being the first in Chapman Swim & Dive history to record points at Nationals. However, all

Coaches Corner: Juliet Suess, Swim & Dive In their first season as head coach, our Swim & Dive Coach was named SCIAC Coaching Staff of the year after an incredible performances over the course of the season and at the conference swim championship.

February 27, 2023 by | Uncategorized

What made you want to start coaching? In general but also at Chapman.  After college, I spent a year in Germany teaching English and studying. While it was a wonderful time of my life, it was also hard. So when it was time to come home, I knew that meant returning to the pool deck

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Jenna Urrabazo, Women’s Soccer Translating her passion for sports into her professional life, read more about the steps the first-year soccer player is taking to launch her career.

February 20, 2023 by | Uncategorized

Jenna Urrabazo hit Wilson field running, not only on accomplishing her goals as a student-athlete, but using what she will learn in her time at Chapman to kick-start her career. The first-year forward from Gilroy, CA. earned first team All-Conference honors, as she led the SCIAC in scoring, and was also recognized on the All-Region

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