RIVERSIDE, Calif.—California Baptist University is headed to Los Angeles for the first-ever Golden Coast Conference Championships, which play out April 24th through the 26th at Loyola Marymount University. The Lancers are seeded fourth for the conference tournament with a record of 20-10, 3-3 in the conference.
Laura Kocsis currently leads the Lancers with 71 goals and 40 assists, with Hannah Evans second on the team with 59 goals. Morgan Barrows has recorded the second-most assists with 30 in all. Barrows is also tied with Christina Young for the most steals on the season with 31.
CBU faces the No. 5 seed, University of the Pacific, in the first round of the tournament on Thursday at 3 p.m. The Lancers had a close matchup against the Tigers in the regular season with CBU winning in golden-goal overtime, 10-9.
The winner of that game will go on to play the No. 1 seed, San Diego State, in the semifinals on Friday at 2.30 p.m.
Full schedule of events is listed below:
Thursday, Apr. 24
Game #1: 12:00 p.m. –No. 3 Santa Clara vs. No. 6 Azusa Pacific
Game #2: 1:30 p.m. – No. 2 LMU vs. No. 7 Fresno Pacific
Game #3: 3:00 p.m. –No. 4 California Baptist vs. No. 5 Pacific
Friday, Apr. 25
Game #4: 11:30 a.m. –Loser Game #1 vs. Loser Game #2
Game #5: 1:00 p.m. –Winner Game #1 vs. Winner Game #2 (Semifinal game #1)
Game #6: 2:30 p.m. –Winner Game #3 vs. No. 1 San Diego State (Semifinal game #2)
Saturday, Apr. 26
Game #7: 11:30 a.m. –Winner Game #4 vs. Loser Game #3 (5th Place)
Game #8: 1:00 p.m. –Loser Game #5 vs. Loser Game #6 (3rd Place)
Game #9: 2:30 p.m. –Winner Game #5 vs. Winner Game #6 (Championship)
All games will be streamed live and updates will be posted on the CBU Lancers Twitter page @cbulancers.