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, May 7, a group of 150 student-athletes, with their families and friends, gathered inside of the Gilbert Arena for the 13th CLU Scholar-Athlete Society Induction ceremony where academics were praised.
At the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships over the weekend, the Cal Lutheran men’s tennis team claimed a seventh place finish after bouncing back to defeat Occidental on Sunday after falling to Pomona-Pitzer and Chapman.
On a warm, windy day at the Poulson Tennis Center, the Cal Lutheran men’s tennis team made a memorable senior day for four Kingsmen as the home team cruised to a 9-0 victory over Occidental in SCIAC action.
Some students know out of high school exactly where they want to further their education. Others take a little longer to find their niche. For senior Gio Valdez, a two-year stint at San Diego Mesa College set him up to transfer to Cal Lutheran where he has found an environment to thrive in.
One day after playing No. 15 Redlands, the schedule did not get any easier for the Cal Lutheran men’s tennis team who faced No. 4 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) road match at Biszantz Family Tennis Center. After putting up a fight, the Kingsmen fell 9-0 to the Stags on Saturday afternoon.