Athletes of the Week

Week of November 18, 2013

Kylie McLogan

Volleyball

SCIAC Athlete of the Week

Kylie McLogan ended her Cal Lutheran career with a memorable night as she nearly led the Regals to a National title, falling in five sets, the third going to 20-18. Overall in the 2-1 tournament run, McLogan recorded double-doubles in each match to accumulate 69 kills in 12 games for a 5.75 per set average and 52 digs for 4.33 per set. Additionally, McLogan was responsible for one solo block and seven block assists while she handed out four assists and had a service ace. Each day she was the kills leader. In the first match of the weekend she had 22 kills and 16 digs in a 3-1 victory over Clarkson. On Friday night, McLogan put down 19 kills with 10 digs. In the National Championship final she left it all on the court with a career performance of 28 kills and 26 digs, both match highs. Days after being named AVCA First Team All-America, she was selected to the NCAA Division III Volleyball All-Tournament team after producing 6.21 points per set, also earning herself one of the loudest ovations of the weekend when announced to the crowd on Saturday night.


Melissa Skiba

Cross Country

Melissa Skiba earned her second consecutive Division III Women’s Cross Country All-America accolade by finishing seventh in the nation at the Championship meet on Saturday, Nov. 23 in Hanover, Ind. Running with the front of the pack throughout the 6K, the senior clocked a time of 21:29.6 with a 5:46 mile pace as she ran in brisk single-digit conditions. She was the top West Region finisher in the competition as well.

Melissa Skiba earned her second consecutive Division III Women’s Cross Country All-America accolade by finishing seventh in the nation at the Championship meet on Saturday, Nov. 23 in Hanover, Ind. Running with the front of the pack throughout the 6K, the senior clocked a time of 21:29.6 with a 5:46 mile pace as she ran in brisk single-digit conditions. She was the top West Region finisher in the competition as well.


Jesse Owen

Men's Water Polo

CLU goalkeeper Jesse Owen helped lead the Kingsmen to 2-1 record and fifth place finish in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) tournament last week. The six-foot-six net minder finished with 39 saves in three games including 30 in the final two contests. After tallying nine saves in the opening round game against Redlands, Owen snagged 14 saves in a 20-15 victory over La Verne. In the season finale, Owen was at his best as he collected a career-high 16 saves as Cal Lutheran upset No. 3 Chapman 14-11. Owen also chipped in six steals in the three games.