Athletes of the Week

Week of May 16, 2016

Amanda Hamilton

Track & Field

SCIAC Athlete of the Week

In her second-to-last career meet, Amanda Hamilton leapt her way into second all-time at CLU in the Long Jump with a third-attempt mark of 5.70m at the Redlands Last Chance Qualifier on Thursday. In the same meet, Hamilton lowered her 100m time by 13 hundredths of a second to climb into the third spot all-time at Cal Lutheran in the fastest race on record. She also improved on her 200m time, remaining third in the history books. Hamilton will compete in her fourth consecutive NCAA Division III Women’s Track and Field National Championships May 26-28.


Davey Casciola

Baseball

SCIAC Athlete of the Week

Senior third basemen Davey Casciola was named to the 2016 NCAA Division III Baseball Spokane Regional All-Tournament Team after batting .571 (4-for-7) with four runs and three walks in his final two games in the Violet and Gold. In the opener against Texas-Tyler on Wednesday, Casciola racked up a game-high four of the 12 Kingsmen hits while adding a run in a narrow 4-3 defeat. In an elimination game against Pacific Lutheran on Friday, Casciola drew three straight walks and scored all three times while helping CLU out to an early lead against the Lutes. With four runs scored over the weekend, Casciola broke a 24-year old CLU record for most runs scored in a single season with 60.