SCIAC Athletes of the Week: November 20, 2017

SCIAC Athletes of the Week: November 20, 2017
SCIAC Fall Weekly Release #11
Men's Basketball Athlete of the Week
Austin Cole
Cal Lutheran
Junior • Guard • Redondo Beach, California


Cole of Cal Lutheran paced the Kingsmen to a 91-85 victory over UC Santa Cruz. The junior guard played all 45 minutes against the Banana Slugs, notching 36 points on 9-of-17 shooting from the field (52.9%) in addition to netting 16-of-19 from the free throw line. Cole also connected on a pair of three-pointers en route to his collegiate career-high scoring output. The Redondo Beach, Calif. native also collected four rebounds, dished out three assists, added two blocks and a steal in the winning effort. 

Women's Basketball Athlete of the Week
Jaryn Fajardo
Junior • Guard • Torrance, California


Fajardo led Chapman to a 2-0 week averaging 16.5 points and 5.0 rebounds per game to highlight the Panthers’ victories over Concordia-Moorehead (62-54) and McMurry (69-60). Fajardo netted 14 points, including eight in the fourth quarter against Concordia-Moorehead to help Chapman pull away to the win. She then scored 19 in the triumph over McMurry, finishing with two steals and two assists in the final 10 minutes of the contest to help seal the team’s second win. She finished the week with 10 steals and nine helpers.  

Men's Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week
Henry Limm
Sophomore • Multiple • Mukilteo, Washington


Limm of CMS earned his second straight SCIAC Athlete of the Week honor after gliding to victory in the 400-yard individual medley and the 200-yard breaststroke. Limm broke his own pool record in the 400 IM clocking a time of 4:05.88, while also registering a time of 2:06.79 in the 200-yard breaststroke to help the Stags post a 166-77 victory over Redlands. 

Women's Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week
Madison Thurber
First-Year • Backstroke • Kennewick, Washington


Thurber was impressive for Occidental in the Tigers' 138-104 setback to Cal Lutheran. The first-year swimmer from Kennewick, Wash. broke a pair of school records in the backstroke - posting a first place mark of 58.94 in the 100-yard event, while powering to a second place time of 2:08.09 in the 200-yard backstroke.