Athletes of the Week

Week of January 30, 2012

Mimi Harbach

Women's Swimming & Diving

SCIAC Athlete of the Week

Harbach won three individual events during Cal Lutheran's 131.5-98.5 road conference dual meet on Saturday, Feb. 4, against Whittier. She was first to the wall in the 200 free (2:01.21) and 200 individual medley (2:16.38). She led a pair of 1-2 finishes in those events as teammates Brooke Hubbard and Kelli Miller followed close behind, respectively.

She later outdueled Whittier's Erin Bartholomew in the 500 free to win by nearly three seconds. Over the final 200 yards, Harbach widened her slim lead by over two seconds and won in a time of 5:16.06.

Aaron Van Klaveren

Men's Basketball

Van Klaveren averaged 22 points and 15.5 rebounds per game in two conference contests this past week. On Wednesday, Feb. 1, against Whittier he amassed his double-double by the five-minute mark of the first half. He finished with 22 points and 16 boards against the Poets.

On Saturday at home versus La Verne, Van Klaveren finished with game-highs of 22 points, 15 rebounds, and three blocks during a 72-60 win. He finished the week making 17-of-20 shots from the field (.850).

Van Klaveren leads all SCIAC players in points, rebounds, and field goal percentage in league games this season.