Athletes of the Week

Week of March 20, 2017

Ransom Braaten


Ransom Braaten continued his strong play for the Kingsmen tennis team, winning two singles and two doubles matches against tough competition in Hawaii over spring break. The sophomore from Chicago, Ill. paired with Dara Kashani for a 9-7 win at No. 1 doubles while downing his opponent 6-2, 7-6 at No. 1 singles against Carleton College. Against Division II Hawaii Hilo, Braaten defeated his highest ranked opponent of the spring with a 6-3, 7-6 (7) win over individually regionally ranked No. 5 Vaclay Slezak, handing the sophomore just his third loss of the season. 

Nicole Roed

Water Polo

Nicole Roed helped the Regals to an 8-6 win over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps with a hat-trick to go along with a team-high three steals on Saturday. The sophomore from Seattle, Wash. put the Regals ahead early on with a pair of goals in the first period and added another in the second half. Roed also tallied an exclusion and recorded two against La Verne on Wednesday.