A pair of Cal Lutheran alumni, Russell White and Kelli DiMuro, enjoyed successful high school basketball seasons in 2014-15, coaching the Encino Crespi boys’ team and the West Hills Chaminade girls’ team, respectively, and were selected as the Los Angeles Times Coaches of the Year.
Cal Lutheran is one of 450 Division III institutions around the country. During the week of April 6-12, 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 41st year of the NCAA.
Before the athletes and coaches at Cal Lutheran could prove their worth in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, the university needed an advocate to help build bridges in the transition.
Announced recently by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) office, Dr. Paul Hanson of Cal Lutheran has been honored as the 2015 Distinguished Service Award recipient. Dr. Hanson has served as the Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) for close to 20 years, sharing his depth of experience and wisdom with the SCIAC and helped to forge the course for Division III athletics in Southern California.
Three student-athletes from the Cal Lutheran women’s basketball team earned All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) recognition, as announced by the league office on Thursday morning. Junior transfer Chelsea Jacoby and sophomore Jessica Salottolo were named to the First Team while sophomore Sofia Cruz earned Second Team honors.
The Cal Lutheran women’s basketball season came to an end on Saturday night after a 60-43 loss to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Postseason Tournament Championship at the Linde Activites Center.
In a rematch of last season’s Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Postseason Tournament Semifinal, the Cal Lutheran women’s basketball team got redemption with a 76-61 win over Chapman inside Gilbert Arena on Thursday night.
For the fourth consecutive year the Cal Lutheran women’s basketball team has earned a spot in the SCIAC Postseason Tournament after placing top four in the regular season standings. The Regals will host one of two Semifinal games on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. inside of the Gilbert Arena after earning the second-seed.