Chapman sports weekly roundup

Senior utility player Kate Avery, passes the ball during Chapman's game against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps April 9. Photo by Allie Camp.

Senior utility player Kate Avery, passes the ball during Chapman’s game against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps April 9. Photo by Allie Camp.


Softball was postponed on April 8 and 9 due to rain and poor field conditions. The games have yet to be rescheduled.


The men’s tennis matches on Friday and Saturday were postponed due to rain, and have not yet been rescheduled. The women’s tennis match against Whittier College on April 8 resulted in a forfeit from Whittier, and the match on April 9 against the University of Redlands resulted in a 9-0 loss for Chapman.

Water Polo

The Chapman women’s water polo team fell to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on April 9 10-8 . The loss dropped the Panthers to fifth of nine places in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

The Panthers will not have to worry about playoff qualification, as all water polo teams will makes the conference playoffs, though the loss hurts their chances at a top four seed, as Claremont (7-16, 4-3) now moves above them in the standings.

The Panthers did have some bright spots despite the loss as sophomore goalkeeper Allison Galuszka made her goalkeeping debut, and freshman attacker Grace Schade scored three goals. Sophomore attacker Alison Quincy also added a goal to her conference-leading 68 goal tally, which leads the conference by a whopping 23-goal margin.

Chapman has two regular season games remaining. The Panthers will face off in their final home game against first-place Whittier (21-7, 6-0) on April 13, before traveling to the Califonia Institute of Technology (3-16, 0-6) on April 16.

Track and Field
Chapman’s track and field team traveled to Claremont April 9 for the annual Pomona-Pitzer Track and Field Invite, which included Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference schools, as well as numerous other schools from Southern California and from around the country.

Senior Lauren Deats finished 37th in the women’s 200-meter dash. Freshman Courtney Justus finished 22nd in the women’s 100-meter hurdles. Freshman Kellyn Toole finished 16th in the women’s high jump. Justus and freshman Josie Chan finished 12th and 13th, respectively, in the women’s triple jump.

Junior Ethan Weinstein placed 23rd in the men’s 100-meter dash and 34th in the 200-meter dash. Junior Sam Baker finished 23rd in the men’s 800-meter run.

The track and field team travels to the University of La Verne April 16 for the third conference multi-duals.

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