Athletes of the Week

Week of March 16, 2015

Christina Hunter

Softball

Christina Hunter helped lead the Regals to a 4-2 record during the week with a .444 batting average (8-for-18), seven runs scored, two RBIs and a stolen base. The senior first basemen tallied three hits, including her first career triple, in a doubleheader sweep over Augsburg (Minn.), and added three more hits in a two-game sweep over Hamline (Minn.) just two days later. Over the weekend, Hunter went 2-for-4 in a narrow one-run loss to first place Whittier. The Yorba Linda, Calif. native has had a hit and scored a run in five out of the last six games and she currently leads the team with 23 runs. Defensively, Hunter has been a consistent force at first base with a 1.000 fielding percentage and this past week added 48 putouts and six assists.


Amanda Jones

Water Polo

In the Regals SCIAC opener, Amanda Jones came through with four goals, including the game-winner, in a 13-11 double-overtime victory against Chapman. The junior from El Dorado Hills, Calif. led CLU to their first win in back-to-back games this season after a challenging non-conference schedule, and also tallied three assists to account for seven scoring plays in the game. With 1:02 remaining in the second overtime period, Jones broke an 11-11 tie with the ultimate game-winning goal and helped the Regals off to a strong start in conference play with a win.


Moises Cardenas

Tennis

With six matches in six days against quality opponents, Moises Cardenas helped lead the Kingsmen to three wins during the week. The senior from Van Nuys, Calif. went 5-1 in singles competition and paired with Jesse Knight for three more wins in doubles. To open the six match stretch, Cardenas led the Kingsmen to a 6-3 win over Vassar (N.Y.) with an 8-6 doubles win and a 7-6, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles. In a 5-3 win over SCIAC opponent Chapman, Cardenas won both his doubles and singles matches and repeated the feat in a 9-0 sweep over Pacific Lutheran. He rounded out the week with singles wins against Skidmore (N.Y.) and Tufts (Mass.).