This Week In LMU Athletics

July 9, 2018

With registration now open, the wait is over to reserve your tickets for LMU's 3rd Annual Beerfest! Join us Saturday, August 4th for unlimited tastings, local craft beers and ciders including several from LMU Alumni. Dance to live music, enjoy LA’s best food trucks, partake in giant games and receive souvenir t-shirts and glasses. All proceeds from Beerfest benefit LMU student-athletes through the Lions Athletic Fund.

Emily Day and Betsi Flint returned to their winning ways, claiming their second-consecutive victory on the AVP Pro Beach Tour. After winning the Seattle Openon June 21, the LMU alums teamed up again to win the San Francisco Openon Sunday. The next stop on the tour is in Hermosa Beach, July 26-29.

Women’s water polo continues to be recognized for their achievements in the classroomthis season. A week after learning that 12 members of the Loyola Marymount women’s water polo team has been named to the Golden Coast Conference All-Academic Team, the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) announced their All-Academic Awards team on Thursday with 12 Lions again recognized. In addition, LMU received the All-Academic team award from the ACWPC for holding a grade point average above a 3.0. As a team, the Lions finished the school year at a 3.27 GPA mark.

Both women’s basketball and beach volleyball have announced additions to their rosters. As her seventh season as head coach of LMU women's basketball approaches, Charity Elliott has announced the dynamic incoming classwho will join her on the court this upcoming season. Following the conclusion of his third season at the helm of the LMU beach volleyball program, John Mayer has announced a talented group of newcomerswho will compete for the Lions next season.

Lion indoor volleyball assistant coach Natalie Morgan recently completed a stint on the coaching staff with the U.S. Collegiate National Team on a tour to China. Team USA concluded a five-match, 10-day trip to China with a pair of wins in Beijing and visits to Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China. 

Relive the excitement of the past school year. Every Thursday throughout the summer, LMULions.comis reliving the Top 10 Highlights from the year. So far, we’ve looked back on and remembered women’s soccer’s record-breaking performance, Gabby Green’s game-winning basket, baseball’s sweep into the WCC Championships, and Steven Haney, Jr.’s, memorable farewell. Keep checking in every Thursday as the final six highlights are unveiled.


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