Eight Regals Earn SCIAC All-Academic
Regals from all events represented on academic team
PASADENA, Calif. – Eight members of Cal Lutheran’s first-ever outright Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championship women’s track & field team earned another honor on Wednesday; SCIAC All-Academic accolades. Representing the Regals on the conference’s top academic list was Natalie Bullock, Tori Dahl, Allie Hadley, Amanda Hamilton, Amanda Miller, Lauren Rohach, Kendall Sauter and Taelor Young.
In order to be eligible, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.40 cumulative grade point average at his or her current institution, must have completed one full calendar year at that institution and must have reached sophomore athletic eligibility.
Bullock, a two-sport athlete at CLU, earned the All-Academic honor after completing a successful track season where she set the second best mark in school history during the 3,000 meter steeplechase race, completing it in a time of 11:34.91. The Redondo Beach, Calif. native graduated in May with a degree in Biology.
Dahl also had a successful spring season where she earned a spot in CLU’s Top Ten in three different events. The senior from Ramsey, Minn. is 10th in the shot put (11.17m), sixth in the discus (37.36m) and ninth in the hammer-throw (39.66m). Dahl graduated in May with a degree in both Biology and English.
Hadley became a two-time All-American in 2014, winning the SCIAC Championship in the javelin and finishing second at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The sophomore from Bothell, Wash. is currently second at CLU with a personal best mark of 46.98. Hadley is majoring in Exercise Science.
CLU’s other All-American on the list, Hamilton, continued to best her school record mark in the triple jump, improving her personal record to 12.08m. The sophomore from Simi Valley, Calif. also finished sixth at the NCAA Championships. Hamilton is also majoring in Exercise Science.
Miller emerged as one CLU’s top distance runners in 2014. The junior from Simi Valley, Calif. set the third best time in CLU history in the 3,000m steeplechase, finishing in a time of 12:07.56. A three-time CLU Scholar-Athlete Society inductee, Miller is majoring in Biology.
Rohach, one of the most decorated athletes in CLU history, finished a storied career by being named the SCIAC Woman of the Year. A record holder in four different events and a 16-time All-SCIAC selection, Rohach capped her career by earning her second straight trip to the NCAA Championships. Rohach graduated with a degree in Biology.
Sauter earns the All-Academic honor after being named All-SCIAC in two events and helping the Regals 4x 100m relay team to an appearance in the NCAA Championships. The senior from Santa Ynez, Calif. native was inducted into the CLU Scholar-Athlete Society four times and graduated in May with a degree in Exercise Science.
Rounding out the list was Young, a distance runner for CLU. The junior was named to the All-Academic Cross Country team in the fall and this past spring she ran the fifth best time in school history in the 5,000 meters. Young is currently pursuing a degree in Biology.