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Alumni Hour: Katie Bell ’17 (MLD ’22) From athlete to administrator. Read about how former women's soccer athlete, Katie Bell, transformed her student-athlete experience into her professional career. 

October 24, 2022 by | Uncategorized

Katie Bell has left her mark on Chapman Athletics, not only as a student-athlete, but as an staff member as well. After competing as a varsity women’s soccer athlete for four years, receiving All-SCIAC Second Team and Academic Team honors, Bell became the Administrative Supervisor for the Chapman Athletics Department, where she served and supported

Alumni Hour: Michael Lahey ’15

August 26, 2022 by | Uncategorized

Michael Lahey made a monumental impact in the Chapman Football program, and still is to this day. The two-time SCIAC Offensive Player of the Year, earning the accolade during his junior and senior seasons, is still heavily involved with the football team. Lahey describes why he chose to play at Chapman, stating it was “because

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Shannon Coyle, Women’s Soccer Coming off an injury during her junior season, Shannon Coyle reflects on her motivations and goals for her senior campaign. 

August 17, 2022 by | Uncategorized

Shannon Coyle was a star during her first season at Chapman. She appeared in every match during in 2019, ranking third on the team in assists with three, and was looking to achieve the same greatness during her junior campaign (sophomore season missed due to COVID). After starting the first two preseason matches, Coyle went

Alumni Hour: Garret Aanestad (’16) and James Vigeant (’13) Chapman Men's Water Polo alum continue their love for the game through a Southern California league.

August 1, 2022 by | Uncategorized

Garrett Aanestad (’16) and James Vigeant (’13), two alum from the Chapman Men’s Water Polo, continue their passion for the game by playing for Riptide Water Polo National League. The league is through USA Water Polo, and allows individuals to play at a high and competitive level. Aaenstad stated that “Our club as the only

Student Athlete Spotlight: Cat Helgeson, Volleyball Chapman Volleyball's star libero, Cat Helgeson, shares her thoughts on entering her final season as a Panther. 

August 1, 2022 by | Uncategorized

Cat Helgeson, a libero from Walnut Creek, California, will start her senior campaign come the end of August. The star volleyball player appeared in every match in her freshman and junior seasons (sophomore year missed due to COVID) and is looking to achieve the same greatness in her final season as a panther. Helgeson stated

Alumni Hour: Vivian Jiang ’17 The former swimmer is taking her talents across the pond this fall to pursue her MBA at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School

June 29, 2022 by | Uncategorized

Vivian Jiang ’17 was a true exemplification of what a Chapman student-athlete is: she competed all four years on the women’s swim team, she double majored and had a double emphasis, held an internship and managed to balance that with her participation in Greek life. She also worked with the athletic trainers at Chapman, expanding

Alumni Hour: Dillon Keefe ’21 Dillon Keefe, a recent Chapman Football alum, talks about his experience as a Panther on and off the field

April 18, 2022 by | Uncategorized

Dillon Keefe was an all-star on our successful football team. The Orange native outside linebacker was an All-Conference and All-American standout during his time as a Panther. His success on the field was translated into his academics as well, where Keefe studied and earned his bachelors in business finance in 2021.   When reflecting on

Alumni Hour: Karam Gill ’16, Men’s Soccer Since his time on the Chapman Men's Soccer team, Gill has been able to accomplish some pretty incredible things

January 26, 2022 by | Uncategorized

Karam Gill ’16 majored in business administration at Chapman, but now he’s a groundbreaking documentary filmmaker who has also been named one of Variety Magazine’s Top 10 Documentary Filmmakers to Watch. He was just 22 when his film “G Funk” premiered at the SXSW, and his docuseries “Supervillain” about notorious rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine and the

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