Sports Archives March 2019

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On Tuesday, March 26th, the LMU baseball team (15-9 overall, 5-1 conference) took on the UCLA Bruins (18-4 overall, 5-1 conference) in a midweek non-conference game. The Lions fell 4-9 against the Bruins, who came into the game as the number one team in the country, according to the NCAA. He…

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Around springtime their sophomore year, Mason Willrich and Jeff Scharberg were talking about rugby — the sport they have both played since high school. They quickly realized that the following year, both of their younger brothers would be coming to LMU and joining them on the rugby team.

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Junior shortstop Nick Sogard has been an impactful player on LMU’s baseball team since his freshman year, when he started in 20 games. Since then, Sogard has been a staple in LMU’s lineup, starting 53 of 55 games his sophomore year and all 23 of the Lions’ games so far this spring.

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The Lions (22-11 overall, 8-8 WCC) punched their ticket to the semi-finals of the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) on Monday night with an 81-63 win over Brown. The team will advance to face South Florida in a battle to reach the CBI Championships. 

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On Saturday, Mar. 23, the LMU softball team (21-14 overall) took on the Long Beach State Dirtbags (13-16 overall) in a doubleheader. The Lions split the two games, winning the first before falling in the finale. Here are three major takeaways from the games.

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This weekend, the LMU Baseball team (14-7 overall, 5-0 conference play) took the first two games of a weekend WCC series against the University of the Pacific. The series win brought the Lions' record to 5-0 in conference, best in the WCC. Here are the three major takeaways from the first tw…

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This Thursday, the LMU women's basketball team played in its first postseason tournament in 14 years. Unfortunately for the Lions, they lost to the Idaho Vandals at home with a score of 79 to 64. Here are three significant takeaways from this playoff matchup:

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Each member of the sports staff shared their predictions for the Final Four and national champion ahead of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

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The first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament begins on Thursday, March 21, with games starting at 9 a.m and running all day. The NCAA Tournament––often referred to as March Madness––is the premier postseason tournament for college basketball in the United States. 32 teams rec…

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Al Ferrara, who played in eight seasons of Major League Baseball as an outfielder in the 1960s and 1970s, served as a guest lecturer in professor Judy Battaglia’s Intercultural Communications class on Thursday, Feb. 28.

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Following the conclusion of the men's basketball season, assistant sports editor Alex Hutton and sports editor Miles Thomas give their takes on their season.

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The women’s beach volleyball team defeated a pair of opponents on Thursday, topping the squads from Cal State Northridge (1-4) and Vanguard (2-3) in Northridge. LMU swept both matches, five sets to none. With the two wins, the U.S. No. 13-ranked Lions improve to 5-1 this season, making it th…

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It’s the start of the season for LMU’s women's crew team and the Lions are turning their heads toward competing for a WCC title. The preseason coaches’ poll ranked LMU at No 2., one spot behind conference favorites Gonzaga. Last year, the Lions earned a second-place finish behind the perenni…

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This week, LMU alumnus Adrian Perez ('17) signed with Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC). Perez will fight for a spot on the team’s final roster as he serves as a preseason trialist for the time being.

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