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New Lastinger Tennis Center opens

August 29, 2017 by | Campus Life

The first “thwack” of balls hitting racket strings came a little after 9 a.m. on the second day of fall semester classes. Seven students in instructor Beri Dwyer’s beginning tennis course became the first class to take the courts at Chapman University’s sleek new Erin J. Lastinger Tennis Center at the corner of Cypress Street

A Q&A with Jake Gross ’15 from Maccabiah Games in Israel Former Chapman water polo player one of 10,000 athletes in 'Jewish Olympics'

July 14, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Former Chapman University water polo player Jake Gross ’15 competed in the 2017 Maccabiah Games, an Olympic-style athletic competition now held every four years in Israel for some 10,000 Jewish athletes from around the world. First staged in 1932, the games have included such elite athletes as Olympic swimmer Mark Spitz and basketball players Ernie

2014 football season: a record run

November 24, 2014 by | Sports

A dream 20-years in the making – since Chapman University brought football back to campus in 1994 after a 62-year hiatus – became reality this season as the Panthers reached the grand stage of the Division III football world.

Panthers’ Landmark football season ends in playoffs, but what a run

November 24, 2014 by | Sports

The final outcome wasn’t what Chapman fans hoped for, but watching Panther football bring home Chapman University’s first SCIAC championship and NCAA Division III playoff berth was a ride worth watching. The Panthers fell, 55-24, to Linfield College in Oregon this weekend. Complete game coverage is available at Chapman Athletics.

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

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