Former Pomona-Pitzer head coach Gregg Popovich will succeed Mike Krzyzewski as coach of the USA men’s basketball team after the 2016 Olympics, according to ESPN.
Popovich, who is currently the head coach of the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs, coached at Pomona-Pitzer for eight seasons during the 1980s.
He led the Sagehens’ to a SCIAC championship in 1986, the first in 68 years.
REDLANDS 2, OCCIDENTAL 1 >> Chase Boone and Vidal Ornelas each scored a goal in the SCIAC victory over the Tigers. The victory places the Bulldogs (7-2-2, 5-2-1) second in the SCIAC standings. Redlands will play at 7 p.m. Monday against Caltech.
Men’s cross country
CLAREMONT-MUDD-SCRIPPS >> Zorg Loustalet was the Stags’ top finisher with a time of 25 minutes and 15 seconds to place fifth overall on the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational’s 8K course. The Stags were second in the team standings. CMS will compete at 9:15 a.m. Oct. 17 in the SCIAC Multi-Duals at La Mirada Park.
REDLANDS >> The Bulldogs finished seventh in the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational. Abhinav Nagpal of the Bulldogs finished in 46th place with a time of 26:41.70 in the 8K race. Redlands will compete at 9 a.m. Oct. 17 in the SCIAC Multi-Duals at La Mirada Park.
Women’s cross country
CLAREMONT-MUDD-SCRIPPS >> The Athenas finished third out of 15 teams in the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational’s 6K race. The Athenas had three athletes finish in the top 15, led by Bridget Blum, who finished in 22:18 to place 10th. CMS will compete at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 17 in the SCIAC Multi-Duals at La Mirada Park.
REDLANDS >> Senior Lauren Roberts was the Bulldogs’ top finisher, taking fifth in the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational 6K race with a time of 21:59.65. The Bulldogs’ Jessika Snincsak was 35th with a time of 23:16.95. Redlands finished sixth in the team standings. Redlands will compete at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 17 in the SCIAC Multi-Duals at La Mirada Park.
CS SAN BERNARDINO 1, CAL POLY POMONA 1 >> The Coyotes (4-3-3) and the Broncos (5-3-1) finished in a tie after two scoreless overtime periods in CCAA play. Stephanie Rodriguez scored the lone goal for the Broncos off an assist from Ariana Fleischman. Gabby Evaristo scored the Coyotes’ only goal off an assist from Ebony Squier.
CAL LUTHERAN 3, REDLANDS 0 >> Marisa Gile had eight kills for the Bulldogs (5-10, 1-6) in their 25-17, 25-16, 25-14 SCIAC loss. Michelle Lawrence led the Regals with 11 kills. Redlands will play at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
CLAREMONT-MUDD-SCRIPPS 3, OCCIDENTAL 1 >> Shelbi Stein had 15 kills for the Athenas in the SCIAC victory over the Tigers, 25-23, 25-21, 21-25, 25-12. Margaux Arntson contributed 14 kills while Kandace Korver had 21 digs.
CLAREMONT-MUDD-SCRIPPS 3, CHAPMAN 0 >> Margaux Arntson and Nicole Kerkhof each had 12 kills for the Athenas (14-4, 4-2) in the SCIAC victory over the Panthers, 25-19, 25-14, 25-14. CMS will play at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday against Redlands.