Athletes of the Week

Week of September 30, 2013

Pua Mo'okini-Oliviera


Pua Mo’okini-Oliveira led the No. 5 Cal Lutheran Regals to a 3-0 week in SCIAC action to remain undefeated against Division III opponents in 2013. The sophomore hit at an incredible .537 clip for the week with 25 total kills in 41 chances with just three errors. To start the week, the outside hitter recorded seven kills without a miscue against UR to hit .583 in a 3-0 sweep. She added an assist, four digs and a block assist. Friday in a showdown between the top two SCIAC teams she hit .417 by recording 13 kills on 24 swings against Chapman as CLU earned a 3-1 match victory and sole possession of first place in the league standings. Against the Panthers she also chipped in defensively with six digs. Saturday evening in just one set Mo’okini-Oliveira was a perfect 5-for-5 with two digs against Caltech.

Jesse Owen

Water Polo

Jesse Owen had a standout weekend at the Gary Troyer Memorial Tournament and was instrumental in the Kingsmen going 4-0. In 11 quarters plus a pair of overtime periods he saved 33 shots and came up with four steals. Against both Iona and George Washington the goalkeeper recorded a dozen blocks to finish with 24 on the day. In each game he added a steal. On the second day of the tournament in limited playing time he recorded nine saves against Washington & Jefferson and recorded a pair of steals against Penn State-Behrend. Owen has started all 18 games this season for CLU in front of the cage.

Matt Arve


Matt Arve had a breakout game for the Kingsmen on Saturday in a 42-7 SCIAC opening victory over Pomona-Pitzer, finishing with two interceptions, inches away from a third, a touchdown and five total tackles, including three solo stops. Late in the first quarter he got a pick-six for a 36-yard TD, giving CLU a 14-0 lead, representing the eventual winning play. At the end of the second quarter he nabbed another interception in the end zone, returning it for 18 yards. Additionally, the junior transfer broke up another pair of plays in his first Cal Lutheran start.