Athletes of the Week

Week of March 10, 2014

Shonna Christianson


Shonna Christianson led the Regals to a 2-2 week with a sweep of Whittier that was propelled by a complete game, three-hit shutout in the first of two games on Saturday. Christianson helped her own cause with a two-run double after laying down a sacrifice bunt to help move a runner around the bases earlier in the game. In the circle, she struck out six and improved to 4-0 this spring. Overall this weekend, she was 3-for-7 at the plate with a double, driving in three for a batting average of .429 and appeared on the rubber twice. Her only touch in the field was successful with a putout for a perfect fielding percentage as well.

Jake Petersen


Jake Petersen helped CLU to its 12th straight SCIAC series victory both on the mound and at the plate against Occidental and a 3-1 week overall. The senior threw a complete game two-hitter while striking out a season high 10 in game one against the Tigers. In the doubleheader Saturday, Petersen went 3-for-7 with his team leading 11th double of the season. For the season, Petersen is second in the SCIAC in batting average, hitting at a .484 clip and is tied for the lead with three wins on the mound. Against No. 15 Ithaca on Thursday, Petersen also added a hit and an RBI to round out the week with four hits, two for extra bases including a double and a triple and was successful in his only stolen base attempt. Defensively, he was perfect with a putout and four assists.

Allie Hadley

Track & Field

In a field of Division I throwers, Cal Lutheran sophomore Allie Hadley won the Javelin Throw at the 2014 Benny Brown Invitational where she recorded a mark of 44.22m on her third throw to win the event by more than seven meters. Hadley was the top finisher in the first SCIAC Multi-Dual meet of the season as well and aided the Regals in starting the league season 2-0. Her mark in Fullerton was .26m further than her opening SCIAC throw of the year.