The System

Paul Westhead’s strategy was so unusual that it merited its own name, The System. Here’s a breakdown of one of its foundational plays.


Hank Gathers was a rare All-American athlete was beloved as much for who he was as a person as for what he accomplished on the basketball court. We asked teammates, coaches, foes and commentators to share their memories of Hank.

The Unforgettable Run

In 1989-90, this LMU team, which holds the NCAA record for average points per game in a season (122.4,) blew foes off the court like a fast-moving storm.

Midfielder: Sarina Bolden

Sarina Bolden’s standout play during the 2016 LMU women’s soccer caught the attention of U.S. Soccer and earned her an invitation to a U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team training camp this past spring.