Category - Sports

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Big League Ambitions – Pitcher Brian Rauh (Class of ’13) bucks the back-road odds, chasing his MLB dream. Pitcher Brian Rauh (Class of '13) bucks the back-road odds, chasing his MLB dream.

It’s a rare feat for a Division III college player to get drafted by a Major League Baseball team. But the Washington Nationals selected Brian Rauh (Class of ’13) after his junior season in 2012, and now he’s traveling...

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Dave Currey leaves behind leadership legacy as he takes to the field of retirement

  The Chapman University community is invited to attend a reception celebrating Dave Currey’s career on Wednesday, May 13, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Faculty Athenaeum, Argyros Forum, Room 309. Before beginning...

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2014 football season: a record run

A dream 20-years in the making – since Chapman University brought football back to campus in 1994 after a 62-year hiatus – became reality this season as the Panthers reached the grand stage of the Division III football...

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Panthers’ Landmark football season ends in playoffs, but what a run

The final outcome wasn’t what Chapman fans hoped for, but watching Panther football bring home Chapman University’s first SCIAC championship and NCAA Division III playoff berth was a ride worth watching. The Panthers...

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Below The Surface

Water polo foes learn fast that there’s no room for pity when facing amputee Wilson Parnell ’17.

Hoops runneth over with SCIAC success

This story appeared in the spring 2014 issue of Chapman Magazine. March 1 was a landmark day for the Chapman University basketball programs, still in their infancy in terms of SCIAC membership. Thanks to the women’s...

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Practically Perfect

  A high-flying offense powers the Panthers during a wildly successful football season. Four points. Just four points separated the 2013 Chapman University football team from its first conference championship and...

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Inside Cover Exclusive: Winter 2014

Sarah Van Zanten ’11, who competed in crew during her four years at Chapman, now coaches the Panther men’s rowing team. View more photos in this web-only exclusive from the winter 2014 "Chapman Magazine."

Master Builder: Baseball Coach Scott Laverty

After transforming the program at Redlands, new baseball coach Scott Laverty is out to put the Panthers back on top.

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Student athletes hoop it up at Special Olympics basketball clinic

By Brian Kirwan ’13 Chapman University’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) recently hosted nearly 100 athletes from the Southern California chapter of the Special Olympics...