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.
Being a collegiate student-athlete is a challenging task and in the grand scheme of things not many can say they were. Being a two-sport athlete is even trickier, but at Cal Lutheran, junior Lauren Chrislu serves as the only three-sport athlete for the Kingsmen or Regals as she competes in the Violet and Gold from August to May without a break and continues to excel in the classroom and other areas of the CLU community.
Cal Lutheran is one of 450 Division III institutions around the country. During the week of April 4-10, 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 42nd year of the NCAA.
California Lutheran University has entered into an agreement with the Los Angeles Rams to allow the team to base its training operations on the university’s Thousand Oaks campus for at least two years.
Announced on Thursday by the league office Katie Kochalko, Katja Lindfors, Alexia Rojas and Gabby Romero earned All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) honors for their strong performance at the 2016 SCIAC Swimming & Diving Championships last weekend, marking the most honors for Cal Lutheran since the 2011 season.
The 2016 SCIAC Swimming & Diving Championships came to a close on a high note as the Cal Lutheran Regals placed sixth as a team, marking the best program finish in three years, while freshman Alexia Rojas set her second new CLU women’s swimming and diving school record in as many nights.
On the third day of the 2016 SCIAC Swimming & Diving Championships freshman Alexia Rojasset a new Cal Lutheran women’s swimming and diving school record and the Regals maintained their fifth position in the overall team standings after another solid day of swims.
The second day of the 2016 SCIAC Swimming & Diving Championships saw the Cal Lutheran women’s swimming and diving team climb into fifth in the overall team standings after strong swims from many and a new school record.
The first night of the 2016 SCIAC Swimming & Diving Championships got going on Thursday and the Cal Lutheran women’s 800 Free Relay team edged Redlands to take third place and earn All-SCIAC recognition while nearly setting a new school record.