Chapman sports weekly roundup

Golf

The men’s golf team hosted its last tri-match of the season at the Tustin Ranch Golf Club against Whittier College and California Lutheran University.

The Panthers were led by junior golfer Bryan Wise, who tied for first with a score of 71 (+1). Freshman Griffin Tso finished third with a score of 75 (+5) and freshmen Zach Gellens, Dallas Haun and Harrison Holetz all finished tied for fifth with scores of 80 (+10).

Chapman will have over a week off to prepare for the upcoming Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships, which will take place at Oak Valley Golf Club in Beaumont April 23-26.

Track and field

Chapman’s track and field team saw some mixed results April 16 at the third Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference meet at the University of La Verne.

Junior Mitchell Bouldin finished first in the men’s long jump event with a final distance of 6.88 meters. Freshman Cole Cedric and juniors Ethan Weinstein and Sam Baker all finished seventh in the men’s discus throw, 100-meter dash and 800-meter dash, respectively.

On the women’s side, senior Lauren Deats finished seventh in the women’s 100-meter dash and fourth in the 200-meter dash. Freshman Mia Hernandez also finished ninth in both the 800- and 1,500-meter runs.

The track and field team will have just less than two weeks off before it competes in the conference championships April 29-30.

Women’s water polo

The women’s water polo team split two games this week, first losing at home to Whittier College (23-7, 8-0) by a score of 15-10 April 13, before defeating the California Institute of Technology (3-18, 0-8) by a score of 20-5 April 16.

Chapman (9-18, 4-4) has yet to find out who its playoff opponent is for the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoffs, which will take place on April 22 or 23.

Softball

The Chapman softball team had a tough weekend, losing three of four games. On April 15, Chapman (10-16, 4-12) faced off against Occidental College (10-22, 6-14) and split two home games.

The Panthers came out on top in the first game, winning 11-6, but were crushed 11-1 in a five-inning game in the second.

On April 16, California Lutheran University (13-18, 7-13) edged out two one-run wins, defeating Chapman 4-3 and 3-2, respectively.

The Panthers have a busy week ahead, with doubleheaders scheduled on April 19 and 22 against Whittier College (14-16, 6-12), and April 23 against Pomona-Pitzer (9-23, 6-14).

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