Athletes of the Week

Week of November 22, 2010

Erica Whitley

Women's Basketball

Whitley was named to the all-CLU Thanksgiving Classic team after her performance in two games this past weekend.

She picked the first double-double of her career with 15 points and 10 rebounds against Elmhurst during the team's CLU Thanksgiving Classic opener on Friday.

On Saturday against No. 4 Kean she led the Regals with 12 points, five offensive rebounds and two blocked shots.


Aaron Van Klaveren

Men's Basketball

Van Klaveren's 13 points and 11 rebounds double-double, along with a game-high three blocks aided the Kingsmen basketball team to a 55-49 victory over Luther (IA) in the opening game of the 2010 Surf's Up Classic in Honolulu, Haw.

The victory was No. 400 for CLU head coach Rich Rider in his 26 years of coaching including nine at Chapman and 17 at Cal Lutheran.

Van Klaveren put up five points, eight rebounds, two assists and a block against Pacific (OR) to close out the event.