Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category
In coming to CLU, Jazmyne Porter, a star on the winning women’s basketball team, was following in the footsteps of her mother, Roslyn (Boatwright ’88) Porter, and aunt, Maria Boatwright ’99. Can more family members be far behind?
Eight individual Kingsmen and Regals were named to All-America teams for their sports this year.
In August, Regals coach Debby Day became the first woman to pitch a winning game at the NAFA World Series, the largest event in men’s softball.
In a season of milestones, the Kingsmen football team notched the 300th win in program history and a fifth consecutive victory over the rival University of Redlands Bulldogs.
After a tournament win at the Embry-Riddle Invitational in Prescott, Ariz., the men’s golf team reached No. 1 in the national rankings, while men’s water polo earned a No. 2 ranking in Division III at one point this fall. Five programs have held spots in the top 16, including women’s soccer, volleyball and football. When [...]
Senior Cortney Jordan takes three silvers and a bronze at the London Paralympics, matching her haul from 2008.
A standout pitching performance clinched baseball coach Marty Slimak’s 500th win with the Kingsmen in March, at a home game during his 19th season in Thousand Oaks. “If you stay around long enough, it is bound to happen,” a humble Slimak said after the 3-1 victory over Whittier. Slimak’s go-to senior, Byron Minnich, threw a [...]
CLU athletes on four teams advanced to NCAA Division III championships this May, with several earning All-America status in their sports. The women’s and men’s track teams each sent two competitors to the national meet in Claremont, including NCAA women’s javelin champion Britlyn Garrett. The Kingsmen tennis squad advanced to the second round of nationals, [...]
Britlyn Garrett already had the NCAA Division III women’s javelin title wrapped up. So the No. 2 seed’s final throw at the national championships was not a last shot at glory, as if this were an underdog sports movie set at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. But did she ever approach it that way. “Coming down the runway, I [...]
By Carol Keochekian ’81 His place on the bench is empty – forever. Dr. Melvin Hayashi, CLU athletics team physician for 17 years, mentor, educator and supportive friend, died March 11, 2012. He was 71. “He was a fantastic surgeon who knew and understood the mind-set and psyche of an athlete,” said CLU Vice President [...]