Announced on Tuesday by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC), Cal Lutheran football player Ben Chavez II was selected as Male Athlete of the Week for his performance the week of Sept. 14-20.
In their final non-conference game of the season, the Cal Lutheran football team traveled to Salem, Ore. where they faced the Willamette Bearcats this afternoon at McCullough Stadium, coming away with a nail-biting, down to the wire 27-24 victory. It was the first victory for CLU in the state of Oregon since a win against George Fox in 1965.
For the fourth consecutive season the Cal Lutheran football team squared off against Pacific Lutheran, and for the first time since 2012, defeated the Lutes with a come-from-behind 30-26 victory at Rolland Stadium on Saturday night.
After back-to-back seasons with a 4-5 record, head Cal Lutheran football coach Ben McEnroe did some soul searching to accompany his usual offseason analysis and realized changes were necessary for CLU to return to being regular NCAA postseason participants again.
After finishing in a three-way tie for third in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) last year, and posting their second straight overall record of 4-5, the Cal Lutheran football team is eager to flip the script and return to the top of the standings.
The 2015 Cal Lutheran football team will host the third annual Fan Day on Sunday, August 23. The Kingsmen encourage fans of all ages to attend the event and enjoy a mix-and-mingle with the players and coaches at the conclusion of the session.
The largest sporting event in Los Angeles since the 1984 Olympics is coming to town and California Lutheran University and the city of Thousand Oaks are honored to be hosting Special Olympic World Games delegations from four countries between July 21-24, 2015 prior to the start of competition on July 25 as a Host Town.
At the conclusion of each academic and athletic year the school with the most combined championships points in Division III is honored with the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. In 2014-15 Cal Lutheran was one of eight SCIAC schools to appear in the final standings as announced on June 4.