Athletes of the Week

Week of September 1, 2014

Allie Eason


SCIAC Athlete of the Week

Allie Eason was instrumental in the Regals going 3-1 against four nationally ranked Top-25 opponents at the 2014 Cal Lu Fornia Invitational this weekend. The junior contributed with 59 kills, 52 digs, 11 service aces and a solo block with three block assists. CLU tore past No. T-23 Mary Hardin-Baylor, behind 22 kills from Eason, and No. 18 Pacific Lutheran by 3-0 margins and No. 14 Trinity (Tex.) 3-1 while falling to No. 6 Emory.  Eason had her strongest match of at the end of the weekend, recording 19 digs, 15 kills and six aces against Trinity on Saturday evening. To date this season Eason has five double-doubles and is a menace at the service line with 18 aces as CLU is currently 7-1.

Eason was named the SCIAC Athlete of the Week for her performance the first two weeks of the season (Aug. 29-Sept. 7), which can be found here.

Garrett Baker

Cross Country

Cal Lutheran men’s cross country captain Garrett Baker paced the Kingsmen, clocking a time of 27:49.8 at the adidas/UCI Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 6, which served as the season opener for the Violet and Gold. The junior harrier shaved more than 45 seconds off his time from the ARC Fields Course a year ago and finished 45th overall in a field of nine teams.