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Assistant Sports Information Director
Sammi Sheppard
Phone: (951) 343-4297
Fax: (951) 343-5096

Fall: Men's and Women's Soccer
Winter: Men's and Women’s Basketball
Spring: Softball, Men's Volleyball, Cheer

Assistant Sports Information Director
Andrew Shortall
Phone: (951) 343-4779

Fall: Women’s Volleyball, M/W Golf, Men’s Water Polo
Winter: Wrestling
Spring: Baseball, M/W Golf

Graduate Sports Information Assistant
Emily Fletcher

Fall: Men's and Women's Cross Country
Winter: Men's and Women's Swimming/Diving
Spring: Men's and Women's Track & Field, Women's Water Polo


Location:  8432 Magnolia Ave. 
  Riverside, CA 92504
Founded: 1950 
Enrollment:  5,400
Nickname:  Lancers 
Colors:  Blue (PMS 655), Gold (PMS 132) 
Affiliation:  National Collegiate Athletic Association
Division II (NCAA)
Conference:  Pacific West Conference (PacWest) 
President:  Dr. Ronald L. Ellis 
Athletic Director:  Dr. Micah Parker
Athletics Phone:  (951) 343-4318 
Athletics Fax:  (951) 689-4754 
Athletic Training:  (951) 343-4317 
Associate Director of Athletics/Compliance: Michael Scarano
  (951) 343-4839
Assistant Director of Athletics/Facilities:  Bryan Engle
  (951) 343-5021 
Athletic Academic Counselor:  Rachel Keys
  (951) 343-4321 
Aquatics Director:  Jack Engelschall 
  (951) 343-4559 



California Baptist University sports information office is available throughout the year to accommodate any media requests. Any and all questions should be directed to Sammi Sheppard or Andrew Shortall, CBU's sports information directors.

Request for credentials should be made directly to Sammi Sheppard ( The request should be made at least 24 hours prior to the start time of the respective game. They can be picked up at the general ticket window prior to the contest. All credentials are intended for working media only.

All media will be provided with a game program, rosters, media guides and other information as requested. Statistics will be available at halftime and at the conclusion of the game. They may also be requested at any other point during the contest if time allows. Included in the final box will be a play-by-play as well as individual and team statistics. Internet and phone lines are available courtside and in the baseball/softball press boxes and in the athletic office after the games. A fax machine is also available in the sports information office.

Phone and internet lines are available courtside and in the baseball/softball press boxes. Also, the gym has guest wireless access for a limited usage time. The phone/internet lines are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Permission to broadcast and any additional arrangements must be secured from the sports information office.

At the conclusion of each game and after a brief “cooling-off” period, coaches and players from both teams will be made available to the media. There is currently no media room. All post-game interviews will take place in a location designated by the sports information staff. Additional interview requests should be made through the sports information staff.

Parking on the CBU campus is free. A guest pass may be required prior to 5 p.m. and can be obtained at the CBU Campus Safety guard booth at the main entrance.

Those persons requesting photo credentials will receive a photo-specific credential. It must be visible at all times and is good for access to the field/court level and press box. No photographers are allowed without the proper credentials obtained beforehand.



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NAIA/SIDA Publication Contests

Women's Soccer - 1st place
Wrestling (
Individual Sport) - 1st place
Men's Volleyball (
Individual Sport ) - 2nd place
Men's Soccer - 2nd place
Women's Basketball - 2nd place
Baseball - 3rd place
Women's Volleyball - 3rd place
Softball - 4th place
Men's Basketball - 5th place
Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving (Multi-Sport) - 9th place

Softball - 2nd place
Women's Soccer - 3rd place
Women's Basketball - 4th place
Men's Basketball - 6th place
Men's Soccer - 7th place
Women's Volleyball - 8th place
Baseball - 9th place

Gary A. Spitler Memorial Award for Excellence in Publications
Women's Soccer - 1st place
Men's Basketball - 2nd place
Women's Basketball - 2nd place
Women's Volleyball - 2nd place
Men's Soccer - 5th place

CoSIDA Publication Contests

2009-10 (Division C)
Men's Volleyball (Single-Sport) - 1st place (Best in the Nation)
Swimming and Diving - 1st place
Men's Water Polo (Single-Sport) - 2nd place
Men's Basketball - 4th place
Women's Soccer - 4th place

2008-09 (Division C)
Women's Water Polo (Single-Sport) - 2nd place
Women's Soccer - 3rd place
Wrestling - 4th place
Softball - 5th place
Women's Golf - 5th place
Women's Basketball - 7th place
Women's Volleyball - 10th place






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Friday , October 10
Women's Volleyball vs. Academy of Art - 6:50 pm
Saturday , October 11
Women's Volleyball vs. Notre Dame de Namur - 6:50 pm