Toro Star Athlete Carmelita Jeter Now an Olympic Athlete

Carmelita Jeter received a Toro jersey to commemorate a visit to her alma mater in February.

California State University, Dominguez Hills alumna Carmelita Jeter (Class of ’06, B.A. physical education) is on her way to the London 2012 Olympic Games in August after winning the women’s 100 meter race—her specialty—in 10.92, and finishing in 22.11 for second place in the 200 meter finals in … [Read more...]

Dora Baldwin: On the Fast Track to Success

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Dora Baldwin, 22, has a running start on her future. A star track and field athlete at California State University, Dominguez Hills, she received the 2011-12 Dr. Richard Butwell Award in recognition for her athletic contributions, and for her academic excellence the senior business administration … [Read more...]

Larry Hauser (1948- 2011): Basketball Coach Mentored Pro Athletes

Men's basketball coach Larry Hauser led the Toros to a second-place league finish in  1997; courtesy of Mel Miranda

Larry Hauser, former men’s basketball coach, died of complications from internal injuries earlier this month. The Chicago native served as the team’s fourth coach from 1997 to 2004. During his tenure, Coach Hauser developed eight All-California Collegiate Athletic Association and two NCAA All-Region … [Read more...]

Toro Baseball’s Su’a Represents Toros and MLB’s Urban Youth Academy in Japan

Toros baseball coach Murphy Su'a (at front left) exchanges gifts with Yoshitaka Nishitami, head coach, Akashi Commercial High School in Hyogo, Japan.

Toro Baseball’s head coach Murphy Su’a was selected to serve as head coach in the fifth annual USA-Japan Friendly Series, which took place in Tokyo and Osaka in late June. He led a group of 18 local high school players who regularly train at the Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy (UYA) in … [Read more...]

Toyota Gift To Help Generate Scholarship Dollars for Student-Athletes

Student-athletes from Toro Athletics receive the gift of a FJ Cruiser to auction off

On a January morning during winter break, 13 student-athletes at California State University, Dominguez Hills arrived on campus to receive a different kind of award. Representatives of the Toros Athletics intercollegiate sports teams welcomed Michael Rouse, vice president of philanthropy and … [Read more...]

Dave Yanai: Toros Basketball Court Named as Tribute to Former Men’s Head Coach; Endowed Scholarship for Student-Athletes Established

When Dave Yanai began coaching the men’s basketball team at California State University, Dominguez Hills in 1977, the young institution – which had recently transformed from being a state college into a university – was notable for the commitment of its faculty and administration to educating … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Hosts Walk to Benefit Patients and Families Affected by Aplastic Anemia and MDS/Bone Marrow Diseases

More than $15,000 was raised for aplastic anemia and related disorders at the Hope, Steps, and & Cure Walk on Jan. 16; courtesy of Ruth Cuadra

Los Angeles patients, their friends and families participated in the Hope, Steps & A Cure Walk for Bone Marrow Failure Diseases on Jan. 16 on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills. The event raised more than $15,000 to benefit the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International … [Read more...]

Dave Yanai: Toros Basketball Court Named as Tribute to Former Men’s Head Coach; Endowed Scholarship for Student-Athletes Established

President Mildred Garcia presents a plaque to David Yanai.

When Dave Yanai began coaching the men’s basketball team at California State University, Dominguez Hills in 1977, the young institution – which had recently transformed from being a state college into a university – was notable for the commitment of its faculty and administration to educating its … [Read more...]

Toros Men and Women Ranked in NSCAA Preseason Top 25 Polls

Kansas City, KS -- Riding the wave of success that saw the Cal State Dominguez Hills men’s soccer team capture its unprecedented 8th CCAA Championship and both men’s and women’s teams advance to the second round of the NCAA Division II Far West Region playoffs, each squad was ranked in the top 25 by … [Read more...]

CSUDH Tabs Scott Davenport Volleyball Head Coach

Carson, CA -- Cal State Dominguez Hills has named Scott Davenport its volleyball head coach, CSUDH Athletics Director Patrick Guillen announced this morning.  Davenport, who served as the interim head coach last season, begins his fifth season with the program after starting as a Toro assistant … [Read more...]