On Monday and Tuesday, the Cal Lutheran men’s golf team competed in 54 holes at the California State Invitational hosted at the Diamond Valley Golf Club. The Kingsmen improved throughout each round and finished fourth in a field of eight with a two-day total of 906.
As the 2014-15 men’s golf season came to a close, Cal Lutheran freshman Keegan Sheard’s round of 63, which he carded at Los Serranos Country Club on Apr. 11, ranked atop the Division III leaderboard as the lowest round of the year.
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.
Six Cal Lutheran student-athletes were selected to The Star’s College First Team of the Spring in 2015. Earning accolades were Ramsey Abushahla (baseball), Michael Bassette (track & field), Moises Cardenas (tennis), Blake Lewis (softball), Keegan Sheard (golf) and Melissa Skiba (track & field).
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.
Announced by the league office this week, a pair of Cal Lutheran men’s golfers garnered All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) honors. Senior Barret McGinnis and freshman Keegan Sheard were both named to the First Team while Sheard was also awarded the Ken Sherman Newcomer of the Year.
Throughout the school year, much of the day-to-day focus is directed towards the successes of the Cal Lutheran athletics programs, but on Saturday morning, a group of 152 student-athletes, with their families and friends, gathered inside of the Gilbert Arena for the 12th CLU Scholar-Athlete Society Induction ceremony where academics were praised.