As LMU celebrates its Centennial, a big part of LMU's history within Athletics are athletes going to have success within International experience. Reid Priddy experienced Olympic Gold in 2008 with U.S. Men's Volleyball team. He wasn't the first to do so.
Paul Sunderland helped Team USA earn gold in men's volleyball in the 1984 Olympics right here in Los Angeles.
In 1964, Hugh Foley won gold for Team USA Rowing. He was a member of the Rowing Eight with Coxswain team that claimed the top prize.
The first part of this month saw SEVEN Lions competing at the 2011 World University Games.
Women's water polo incoming senior Kimberly Benedetti was the lone current student-athlete to play in the games, winning a Silver Medal for the U.S. Women's Water Polo Team.
In the women's beach volleyball competition, former LMU teammates Heather Hughes (2004-07) and Emily Day (2005-08) joined forces to capture a silver medal in Shenzhen, China. The silver is the first beach volleyball medal ever for the United States at the World University Games.
Also participating in the games were Andy Stevens (2008-11) for the U.S. Men's Water Polo Team and Diana Romero (2008-11), Daisy Carrillo (2009-11) and Mary Ann Campos (2008-11) for the Mexican Women's Water Polo Team.