Sports Archives October 2019

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On Tuesday, the leaders of the NCAA unanimously voted to begin the process of allowing college athletes to be compensated for the use of their names and images, as reported by ESPN.

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When Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) plays home games at Banc of California Stadium, it’s hard to miss The 3252, the team’s official supporters section. They lead cheers, wave flags, pound drums and jump around, doing as much as they can to show support. LMU soccer may not draw that level o…

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The LMU club ice hockey team (6-3-1 overall) have set high goals and expectations for themselves this season as they look to improve on their best season in school history, according to team General Manager Tyler Zoeller ('08). Last year, the team finished 20-7-2.

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At the beginning of the season, incoming freshman midfielder Sage Robledo arrived at Sullivan Field and officially joined the women’s soccer team for the squad’s 2019-2020 campaign. With her addition this past August, Sage became the second Robledo on the roster.  The West Covina native join…

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This past Thursday night, Los Angeles was the center of attention in the world of American soccer. It was the night of the “El Tráfico" rivalry between the Los Angles Football Club (LAFC) and the Los Angeles Galaxy. Not only was it a game between bitter rivals, but it was also a single elimi…

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This fall, head men's water polo coach John Loughran entered his 23rd year at the helm of the program. The team currently sits at 8-8 and will face an increasing number of rivals in their conference, the Western Water Polo Association (WWPA). Asst. Sports Editor Jameson O'Neil sat down with …

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The men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete in their final regular season meets this month, with the two groups traveling to Sunnyvale, California on Saturday to compete in the Bronco Invitational, followed by the Titan Invitational on Oct. 25 in Fullerton. The Lions will then ent…

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Last week, the Dodgers were knocked out of the MLB playoffs in shocking fashion at the hands of the Washington Nationals. Losing in the first round of postseason play represented a massive disappointment to a team that had championship ambitions. Several LMU students shared their take on the…

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Daryl Morey, the General Manager of the National Basketball Association’s Houston Rockets, sent out a now-deleted tweet in support of Hong Kong on Oct. 4. The tweet read, “Fight for Freedom, Stand with Hong Kong.” 

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LMU men’s basketball junior guard Joe Quintana is expected to miss all of the 2019-2020 season with a torn ACL, he announced in an Instagram post Tuesday night.

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The men’s basketball team hosted an open practice at Gersten Pavilion on Friday, Oct. 4 for fans, supporters and members of the media to catch their first glimpse of the 2019-2020 squad.

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill two weeks ago that has the potential to completely shake up the landscape of college sports. The law, titled the Fair Pay to Play Act, would allow college student-athletes to profit off their image and likeness and hire agents for representation. Th…

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Over the weekend, the Men’s Water Polo team took part in the So Cal Invitational. The Lions co-hosted the tournament with UCLA, featuring 16 teams in total. The competition lasted three days, playing out a total of 32 matches.

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With nine games complete, the men’s soccer team has already notched a collection of accomplishments. The squad currently sits at 5-2-2, which matches their best start since 2013. They’ve recorded a total of 12 goals on 11 assists, while opponents have only scored on the Lions five times, on …

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LMU’s real estate near the pacific is ideal for one sport in particular — surfing. The University’s Surf Club is a perfect example of surfing culture in California. The sport has found a growing niche on campus, and the club is growing at an impressive rate. Sophomore marketing major Kalea V…

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At the end of practice on Aug. 26, the LMU volleyball team circled up. Much of the discussion was typical post-practice talk, such as strategy from coaches and logistics for an upcoming road trip. But the players also did something unusual — they wrote journal entries in notebooks.

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