Athletes of the Week

Week of September 26, 2011

Jake Laudenslayer


SCIAC Athlete of the Week

The CLU quarterback engineered three fourth quarter touchdown drives as No. 20 Cal Lutheran defeated No. 13 Redlands, 28-24. Laudenslayer finished 25-of-42 for 313 yards and two touchdowns through the air. He ran for 41 yards including a one-yard sneak on third down to score the game-winning touchdown with 16 seconds remaining.

In the first ever home night game and contest at the newly constructed William Rolland Stadium in program history, the Kingsmen were off to an ominous start trailing 24-0 at halftime.

Rachel Smith


The junior outside hitter contibuted 11 kills in back-to-back victories over La Verne and Pomona-Pitzer. She hit .356 during the span committing only one error in 59 attacks. Smith hit .344 for the week while ranking third on the team with four aces and 23 digs.

No. 15 Cal Lutheran remains undefeated in conference play and extended its win streak to 26 against SCIAC foes in regular season competition.