Sydney Tomlinson (’19) earns All SCIAC First Team and SCIAC Tournament MVP honors in her final season at Occidental

Sydney Tomlinson, senior goalkeeper and co-captain of the Occidental women’s soccer team, led the team to its first-ever SCIAC championship. The team worked hard in practices and games to get to that point, according to Tomlinson. Tomlinson said she has been…

Eagle Rock High School’s varsity football team wins first ever home playoff game

The Eagle Rock High School varsity football team beat Palisades High School with a score of 24–21 in the quarterfinal playoff game for the open division California Interscholastic Federation Los Angeles City Section (CIFLACS) Championship Friday Nov. 9. Eagle Rock High School Football is a…

Liam Walsh (’19) reflects on Occidental soccer career after winning 2018 SCIAC Athlete of the Year

Liam Walsh’s Occidental soccer career came to an end in the SCIAC Tournament Championship game Nov. 3 after an outstanding season. Walsh won the 2018 SCIAC Athlete of the Year award for his performance this season where he led the conference in scoring and captained the…

Amid MLS playoffs, U.S. men’s soccer still has a long way to go

With the Major League Soccer (MLS) playoffs now in full swing, the top soccer programs of the United States are vying for the MLS Cup. Among the favorites are the New York Red Bulls — winner of the 2018 Supporters Shield — Atlanta…

Women’s soccer wins first SCIAC Championship

The Occidental women’s soccer team beat Pomona-Pitzer 6–5 away from home in a penalty kick shootout following 110 scoreless minutes to claim their first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) championship Nov. 3. The win brings the team to the…

Senior Allie Sundara sets her way to 1,000 career assists

Allie Sundara (senior), captain of women’s volleyball, finished her volleyball career at Occidental by reaching 1,000 assists during her senior game Oct. 27 against Caltech (3–0). Throughout her career, Sundara has made 1,014 assists, 65 service aces and 182 kills in…

Women’s swimming hopes to build on high national rank

From finishing sixth in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) to placing first among Division III schools at the Pepperdine Invite, Occidental’s women’s swim team is currently ranked 14th in Division III. The high ranking comes with 11 new first years…

Women’s Ultimate Frisbee hopes to compete nationally

The women’s Ultimate Frisbee team, also known as the Women’s Air Corps (WAC), has begun training for a new season. The underclassmen-heavy team is working with coaches Linda “Skipper” Venema and Enway Melo in hopes of attending the women’s Ultimate National…

Aria Blumm and Thomas Robertson sweep Athlete of the Week for cross country

Aria Blumm (senior) finished in 13th place in a 6K race during the SCIAC championship meet in Chino, CA, Oct. 27. Blumm finished with a time of 24:32.1, making her the second-place runner for the Occidental team. “I think I just kind…

Men’s soccer secures playoff spot in SCIAC tournament, look to win it all

Occidental’s men’s soccer team (13–4) found themselves needing just one goal to clinch a playoff berth in a match against Chapman University in Jack Kemp Stadium Oct. 17. With a score of 1–1 at the end of regulation time, the Tigers headed…

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