Athletes of the Week

Week of April 7, 2014

Moises Cardenas

Men's Tennis

Moises Cardenas helped lead Cal Lutheran to a 2-1 record weekend after playing some of his best tennis of the year. The junior from Van Nuys, Calif. won all of his singles contests against Chapman, Pomona-Pitzer and UC Santa Cruz and is now 9-1 in his last 10 matches. The Pierce College transfer also paired with Fergus Scott to win two of their three matches over the weekend. The duo has an 8-7 overall record but the two have gone 7-3 over their last 10 matches.

Melissa Skiba

Track & Field

SCIAC Athlete of the Week

Melissa Skiba became the fastest 1,500m runner in SCIAC history when she ran a 4:26.13 on Saturday at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational. The time broke a 27-year-old league mark by nearly a full second as she set a four second personal best. Skiba is the only current SCIAC record holder from Cal Lutheran. Skiba is also the NCAA Division III 1,500m leader by more than six seconds while also holding an edge in the 5,000m.