While Homecoming weekend was taking place on campus the Cal Lutheran men’s swimming and diving team was over the hill in Malibu where the Kingsmen opened their 2014-15 campaign at the Malibu Invitational hosted by Pepperdine.
The Cal Lutheran men’s swimming and diving team will jump into the pool for the first competition of the year tomorrow at the Malibu Invitational hosted by Pepperdine at Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool. The Kingsmen will add a talented mix of newcomers who will help to bring the team success for the 2014-15 season.
Everyone played Bingo as a kid; now, the Cal Lutheran student body has the opportunity to play it again with sporting events! CLU athletics, marketing and student life have teamed up to create Purple Pit Bingo complete with prizes at the end of the semester.
Much praise is focused on athletic success during the day-to-day operations of Cal Lutheran athletics, but on Saturday, May 10, 160 student-athletes were recognized, honored and inducted into the CLU Scholar Athlete Society at the 11th annual induction ceremony in the Gilbert Arena.
Four members of the Cal Lutheran men’s swimming & diving team were honored for their efforts in the classroom last week by the SCIAC. Seniors Mason Hill and Aaron Waters and juniors Ryan Brem and Jake Hutton were all named to the SCIAC All-Academic Team.
During Division III Week Cal Lutheran will feature a number of student-athletes. Senior swimmer and ODK president Aaron Waters, who has done two research fellowships and earned two travel grants to present his findings at professional conventions while setting three CLU school records in the pool, is our first Wednesday honoree.
Cal Lutheran is one of 448 Division III institutions around the country. During the week of April 7-13, all members will host Division III Week, aimed at celebrating what those schools have to offer student-athletes in the classroom, in the field of play and in the community during the 40th year of the NCAA.
Cal Lutheran’s 200 freestyle relay team of Tyler Berg, Zach Loza, Chase Miller and David Sparks earned all-conference honors while Ryan Brem and Joey Zieslsdorf were named All-SCIAC on the diving board. Loza also earned All-SCIAC honors as an individual in the 200 freestyle.
The Cal Lutheran diving duo of Ryan Brem and Joey Zielsdorf donned the Violet and Gold as the first two Kingsmen to compete at the NCAA Division III Diving Regionals, which took place at Grinnell (Ia.) College this weekend.