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Heidi VanDerveer, who has more than two decades of experience on both the collegiate and professional levels, has been named head women’s basketball coach at Occidental College, Athletic Director Jaime Hoffman announced Monday.
The Whitworth University Pirates handed the No. 25 Tigers an 83-75 loss before 1,600 fans at the packed Whitworth Fieldhouse Saturday, bringing Occidental’s season to a close in the second round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Tournament.
Fighting back from a 15-point first-half deficit, the Occidental men’s basketball team defeated traditional Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foe Pomona-Pitzer 52-51 Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs.
Although they came up short in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s first-ever Post-Season Tournament last week, Occidental’s men’s basketball team will be going to the NCAA Division III playoffs, thanks to an at-large bid announced today.
After winning the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship, the women’s basketball team fell in the final of the first-ever SCIAC Post-Season Tournament Saturday, losing to to La Verne 79-51.
After wrapping up their first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship in 28 years, the Occidental women’s basketball team took one step closer Thursday to representing SCIAC in the NCAA Division III playoffs by downing the Cal Lutheran Regals 69-47 in Rush Gymnasium.
In his final regular season Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game Connor Whitman played all 40 minutes, turning in a 27-point performance to lead the Tigers to a 67-57 victory over the University of La Verne Tuesday, clinching their second consecutive SCIAC Championship.
Students from Occidental College will be making their first-ever trip to Carnegie Hall as part of the Caltech-Occidental Concert Band, scheduled to perform at the renowned New York concert venue May 24.