Sports Archives October 2018

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Highlighted by a victory in the 1,650, or mile, freestyle last weekend, senior distance freestyle swimmer Keara Reilly was awarded the Pacific Collegiate Swim Conference (PCSC) Athlete of the Week for her performance last weekend. Reilly is the first recipient of this award this year for the…

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"I went to games 4 and 5, what a rush. The Red Sox were down in game 4, 4-0 in the 8th inning and to come back and score — wow. In game 5, with that first inning home run off Kershaw, I knew it was over." - Jonathan Guerrero, senior economics major

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On Thursday, Oct. 25, the LMU women’s volleyball team pushed their overall record to 16-6. They defeated WCC rival University of San Francisco and pushed their conference record to 6-5. The victory came after an unsuccessful road trip, where the Lions lost three games to WCC opponents.

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Highlighted by a victory in the 1,650 freestyle last weekend, senior distance freestyle swimmer Keara Reilly was awarded the Pacific Collegiate Swim Conference (PCSC) Athlete of the Week for her performance last weekend. Reilly is the first recipient this year for the LMU women’s swimming te…

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Update 1:35 a.m.: This article previously stated that the Red Sox beat the Yankees 3-2 in the American League Division Series. It has been changed to reflect the actual series score of 3-1.

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The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox, two historical baseball franchises, are facing off right now in the 2018 World Series. The Dodgers and the Red Sox started their face-off on Tuesday at Fenway Park in Boston.

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LMU men’s basketball head coach Mike Dunlap hosted a free coaches clinic at Gersten Pavilion on Saturday during the Lions' practice. Coaches of all levels were invited to attend an open practice to learn from the former NBA head coach. The purpose of the clinic was to educate young coaches a…

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Basketball season is quickly approaching for the Lions and senior guard Gabby Green is showing off her talent early. Green was voted on the 2018-2019 All-WCC Preseason Women’s Basketball Team. The transfer from the University of California Berkeley was the only LMU women’s basketball player …

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The women’s volleyball team lost to the number-one-ranked BYU Cougars (19-0) on Thursday in straight sets, 25-23, 25-15, 25-20, moving the Lions to 15-5 on the season and 5-4 in the WCC.

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Following a season which saw the Lions finish 17-6 overall and 7-2 in the West Coast Conference, the LMU women’s tennis team is gearing up for more success this season following their strong opening performances this month  at the Long Beach Invitational and the USC Invitational.

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LMU women’s soccer fought long and hard against San Diego in a loss on Saturday night. With a final score of 2-1, the Lions (3-9-4 overall, 1-3-1 WCC) fell short to San Diego (5-7-1, 1-3-0 WCC) in a double-overtime match that lasted 109 minutes at Sullivan Field.

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The men’s golf team finished in a tie for fourth place on Tuesday at the Paintbrush Invitational in Parker, Colorado. Twelve total teams competed in the two-day tournament held at the Colorado Golf Club.

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Following months of holdouts, missed practices and demands to either get paid or be traded, Seattle Seahawks star and free safety Earl Thomas III saw his season end abruptly after he broke his leg in the Seahawks' week four win over the Arizona Cardinals. In addition to his season ending, hi…

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The men’s soccer team (4-7 overall, 1-0 WCC) has improved after a tough start to the season. The Lions came off of two consecutive road victories after winning in extra time at New Mexico (3-9, 1-3 WCC) last Tuesday and Sunday’s victory at Santa Clara (4-6-1, 0-1 WCC).

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The NBA regular season begins on Tuesday, October 16 and both Los Angeles teams are fired up. The Lakers hope that newly-signed superstar LeBron James can return the team to the playoffs for the first time since 2013. Meanwhile, the Clippers look to be competitive, having lost star players C…

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Women’s volleyball had a stellar hitting game in their match versus Saint Mary’s on Thursday night. The Lions (14-3, 4-2 WCC) posted a 25-19, 25-20, 25-19 sweep against Saint Mary’s (11-4, 3-2 WCC) at Gersten Pavilion. This is the Lions' third consecutive sweep in West Coast Conference play.

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The LMU Black and Gold Lions club is an on-campus club that supports the new Major League Soccer (MLS) team, the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC), who are in the midst of their inaugural season and are currently in third place in the MLS Western Conference.

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The phrase "college hockey" suggests certain schools: Boston College, the University of Michigan and the University of Minnesota Duluth, the defending Division I national champions. Schools in Southern California and other warm-weather areas don't usually come to mind, but there is a greater…

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This week, junior utility Alexandros Athymaritis sat down to talk with Asst. Sports Editor Miles Thomas. Athymaritis was selected as a Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) player of the week.

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