For four years, Sarah Baker has donned the Violet and Gold for the Cal Lutheran women’s tennis team and today in her final home appearance for the Regals, the lone senior made it a match to remember as she helped the Violet and Gold to a 6-3 SCIAC victory over No. 11 regionally ranked Whittier this afternoon.
Coming off a 2-0 road trip to start spring break, the Cal Lutheran women’s tennis team returned to the courts for the first time since. The Regals battled with the Bulldogs from Redlands, falling 9-0 in SCIAC action this afternoon.
Cal Lutheran is one of 450 Division III institutions around the country. During the week of April 6-12, all members will host Division III Week, aimed at celebrating what those schools have to offer student-athletes in the classroom, in the field of play and in the community during the 41st year of the NCAA.
The Cal Lutheran women’s tennis team had a successful trip to Northern California this weekend, knocking off Division II school Dominican 5-4 on Saturday afternoon, followed by a 5-4 victory over UC Santa Cruz on Sunday.
Before the athletes and coaches at Cal Lutheran could prove their worth in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, the university needed an advocate to help build bridges in the transition.
Inside the friendly confines of the Poulson Tennis Center this afternoon, the Cal Lutheran women’s tennis team hosted Trinity (Conn.) in a non-conference match that pitted evenly matched teams against one another with the Regals nearly knocking off the Bantams, ultimately falling by a 5-4 margin.