Volleyball seniors witness first win against La Verne in final home game

The Occidental volleyball team bid farewell to its departing seniors in an emotional victory against the University of La Verne in Rush Gymnasium during Senior Night on Oct. 27. This was the team’s first win against La Verne in the…

Coach spotlight: Heather Collins — Volleyball

Although women head coaches on campus lead over seven teams in competitions, their efforts and abilities often go unnoticed. This three-part series will highlight some extraordinary women coaches at Occidental who deserve the student body’s attention. The first installation of…

Cal Lu coach clashes with Oxy players, adminstrators over anthem protest

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee for the “The Star Spangled Banner” before a preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers Sept. 1. Ever since, a growing number of student athletes from across the country and…

Division I Transfer Hannah Wagner Joins Occidental Volleyball
Hannah Wagner, a sophomore transfer student from NCAA Division I Lehigh University, joined the women’s volleyball team this fall. Wagner's decision to transfer to the DIII Occidental college has allowed her to make an immediate impact. Starting as an outside…
Occidental volleyball team bonds in Colorado, competes with nationally ranked opposition

The Occidental volleyball team spent their last weekend of non-conference play in Colorado at the Colorado College Invitational Sept. 9 and 10. While the Tigers went winless in the tournament, the squad of 13 gained valuable experience and confidence from…

Volleyball seniors honored prior to 3-1 loss to Whittier

The Occidental volleyball team (9-13 overall; 5-9 SCIAC) celebrated Senior Night Thursday, but ultimately dropped a hard fought match, 3-1, to Whittier. During the first set of the night, the Tigers held a 22-18 lead, but the Poets roared back…

Volleyball splits homecoming doubleheader

The Tiger stay alive in hunt for SCIAC playoffs

Athletes of the Week

Hank Franscioni The Occidental men’s water polo team picked up two wins at the Gary Troyer Tournament at Pomona-Pitzer, with Hank Franscioni (senior) scoring seven goals in four games. Though the Tigers only managed two wins in the tournament, Franscioni…

Rising stars

Allie Sundara For first-year volleyball player Allie Sundara, volleyball has always been special. “I always played a lot of sports, but volleyball was the only sport I enjoyed playing,” Sundara said. Sundara played for Santa Barbara Volleyball Club for five…

Kan you dig it: Korver leads young volleyball team

Rubber soles screech on the polished wooden floor of Rush Gymnasium as volleyballs whiz by, bouncing off the folded bleachers and concrete walls. A mix of shouting and cheering echoes throughout the gym, a sound that can be heard from…

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