Athletes of the Week
During a six-game weekend, junior Adrienne Ingalla scored a team-leading 13 goals in 26 attempts for a shooting percentage of 50.0 and has been the most accurate CLU offensive threat all season. She scored in each game as the Regals faced a full slate of Division I and II programs, upsetting Fresno Pacific in the opening game of the weekend. Ingalla added 15 steals, five assists, four drawn ejections and a pair of field blocks. Against Azusa Pacific, Sonoma State and Villanova she netted three goals and against APU she added four steals.
Junior Arik Smith helped lead Cal Lutheran to a 54-53 upset of top- seeded Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the SCIAC Post Season Tournament Semifinal after scoring a career-high 31 points. Pouring in all but 23 of CLU's points, Smith was 11-for-20 from the floor and 7-for-7 from the free-throw line as the Kingsmen snapped an eight-game losing streak to the Stags. Smith also led CLU defensively, nabbing a game high four steals and was also second on the team with six rebounds. In the Championship game against Chapman, Smith was the lone scorer in double-figures for the Kingsmen, totaling 19 points while bringing his season scoring average to 16.8 per game.