Athletes of the Week

Week of February 13, 2017

Mardell Ramirez

Swimming & Diving

Mardell Ramirez had a sensational weekend at the SCIAC Swimming and Diving Championships, breaking four CLU records while earning All-SCIAC honors in three events. The sophomore from Santa Monica, Calif. set a new SCIAC, Meet, and school record in the 200 free with an NCAA “B” cut time of 1:51.10 to capture the individual title in the event. Ramirez also placed third in the 50 free with a time of 23.84 and third in the 100 free with a time of 51.77 to set new CLU records in both events. Ramirez also helped the 800 Free Relay and 400 Free Relay to fourth place finishes while setting another school record in the 800.

Ben Brewer

Swimming & Diving

Ben Brewer had a standout meet at the SCIAC Swimming and Diving Championships as a freshman, breaking four school records while earning All-SCIAC in four events. The Santa Barbara, Calif. native provided the highlight of the weekend for the Kingsmen by setting a SCIAC, Meet, and CLU record in the 1650 freestyle with a time of 15:28.26 to capture first place. Brewer also set school records in the 500 free (4:29.12) and 400 IM (4:01.34) while placing second and third, respectively, and earning NCAA “B” cut times. To add to his accolades, Brewer reached the podium as a member of the third place 800 Free Relay team.