The SCIAC Champions Chapman University football team made school history as the Panthers took home four of the five major awards and earned 12 All-SCIAC selections. Nine Panthers were selected to the First Team and three players earned Second Team honors.
Junior Jaryn Fajardo was nominated as the SCIAC Athlete of the Week after a dominating performance on the court this past week. She helped lead the Panthers to a pair of wins over Concordia M?head and McMurray College at the Redlands Tip-Off Classic.
The Chapman University men?s and women?s swim and dive teams competed in their second SCIAC dual of the season against Pomona-Pitzer and Whittier this past weekend. The men beat the Poets 147-121 but fell to the Sagehens 212-79, while the women were narrowly edged out by Whittier 147-144 and also fell to Pomona-Pitzer 193-105. Freshman William Crewe led the squad, setting another school record in the 200 breaststroke.
The Chapman University football team fell 50-6 to No. 1 Mary Hardin-Baylor in the first round of the NCAA Division III Football Championship. Senior Jacob Isabel became the new school record holder for receiving yards in a season in the loss.
An early second half surge led the Chapman University men?s basketball team to an 82-67 comeback win in its season-opener over La Sierra. Junior Reed Nakakihara poured 19 of his 22 points in the second half to lead the comeback.
Chapman won its second SCIAC title to advance into the NCAA Division III Football Championship. The Panthers travel to Belton, Texas to take on No. 1 Mary Hardin-Baylor in the first round of the national tournament.
Two members of the Chapman University men?s water polo team were selected to the All-SCIAC team on Thursday morning following a vote from the head coaches. Senior Jeff O?Brien headlined the selections with a spot on the first team, while junior Kevin Dayan earned a spot on the second team.