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ATHLETICS | Renata Simril ’93, who has been an influential force in Los Angeles civic and athletic life, will join other alumni, parents and benefactors as the Athletics Department recognizes Loyola Marymount’s women student-athletes at the fourth annual Women in Athletics Day at the Races.

The Oct. 15 event at Santa Anita Park will celebrate the accomplishments of our student-athletes and raise additional funds for the women’s programs.

Renata Simril

Renata Simril ’93 will be the keynote speaker for the 4th annual Women in Athletics Day at the Races.

Simril, president and CEO of LA84 Foundation, has been a driving force behind positive change in Los Angeles over the course of her 25-year career. From her start in the U.S. Army, through her work as a real estate developer, and positions in L.A. city government and with the Los Angeles Dodgers, she has been committed to leadership and service. With the LA84 Foundation, she is embracing the Olympic movement to drive transformational change through sport for those most in need. To date, LA84 has affected more than 3 million youth and their families in underserved and under resourced communities, trained over 80,000 coaches, and supported more than 2,220 nonprofit organizations. She is also a board member of the 2028 Olympic Committee, where she continues to promote the utilization of sport to improve the lives, health and education of young people throughout Southern California.

Simril will give the keynote during the celebration, which will include tours of the paddocks and the day’s races.
RSVP here to participate in the movement to bring change to our student-athletes.

Sunday, October 15
Santa Anita Park
285 W Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA 91007

For more information, please contact Patrick McCoy at Patrick.McCoy@lmu.edu or 310.338.3926

Athletics Update

The LMU soccer program is coming off a pair of victories to cap off the weekend. With alumni on campus, the men’s soccer team scored two second half goals to hold off UC Riverside and earn the win in the first leg of the Sullivan Field doubleheader. The women’s team also put on a late show, scoring with less than two minutes remaining in regulation to break a scoreless tie and earn the shutout win, 1-0. Women’s Volleyball hosted the PCH Cup on Saturday, and continues West Coast Conference play with home games at Gersten Pavilion on Thursday night and Sunday at noon. The men’s golf season is officially underway! The Lions took the course at the Mark Simpson Colorado Invitational on Monday, and play the second day of the tournament throughout Tuesday.

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