Athletes of the Week

Week of February 27, 2012

Kelsey Bergemann

Women's Water Polo

In seven games over three days Kelsey Bergemann led the team with 15 goals. She scored multiple goals in 6-of-7 games including four during an 11-9 win over Chapman to finish off the weekend.

Bergemann also drew nine exclusions during the Posada Royale Invitational. In a 9-8 win over Saint Francis she contributed two goals and four drawn ejections.

Cal Lutheran finished 5-2 this weekend including a rare shutout victory over Grove City on Friday, March 2. The Regals also earned convincing wins over Azusa Pacific and Wheaton (IL) during the event.

Byron Minnich


Byron Minnich tossed a complete game four-hitter during a 3-1 victory over Whittier to open the weekend series. The effort and win were both special as it was the 500th victory in the career of CLU Head Coach Marty Slimak.

Minnich struck out nine batters and allowed one unearned run to cross the plate in delivering his second win of the season. Cal Lutheran went on to complete a weekend sweep of Whittier and is currently tied atop the SCIAC standings with its 7-2 conference record.