SCIAC Athletes of the Week: January 15, 2018

SCIAC Athletes of the Week: January 15, 2018
SCIAC Weekly Release #18
Men's Basketball Athlete of the Week
KJ Moffett
Cal Lutheran
Senior • Guard • Canyon Country, California


Moffett led Cal Lutheran to a 1-1 week in SCIAC play averaging 26.0 points and 4.5 rebounds per game as the Kingsmen fell in a hard-fought contest to CMS, 80-72, before topping Redlands, 93-84. Moffett netted a collegiate career-high 30 points on 13-of-16 shooting from the field against the Stags and was 4-for-6 from the free throw line, before netting 9-of-10 shots in the win over the Bulldogs en route to 22 points. The senior shot a sensational 84.6% from the field during the two-game stretch, totaling 52 points and nine boards. 

Women's Basketball Athlete of the Week
Lucy Criswell
Sophomore • Forward • Portland, Oregon


Criswell secured her second straight athlete of the week honor after pacing Chapman to a 3-0 mark in league action during the week. The Panthers notched wins over Cal Lutheran (68-56), Whittier (80-54) and CMS (68-56). The sophomore scored 17 points in both wins over the Regals and Poets and netted 16 points in Chapman’s win over the Athenas. She was a combined 21-for-49 from the field (42.9%), shot 33.3% from three-point range, added 21 rebounds (7.0 per game), eight assists, eight steals, and six blocked shots. 


Men's Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week
Marco Conati
First-Year • Multiple Events • Plymouth, Minnesota


Conati of CMS led the Stags to wins over Whitman (216-46) and Cal Lutheran (155-72) totaling three individual wins and four relay victories during the two-meet stretch. Conati won the 100-yard backstroke (52.10) and the 100-yard freestyle (46.77) against Whitman before picking up a win in the 100-yard butterfly against the Kingsmen with a time of 51.48. He also played a part in both the 200-yard freestyle and 200-yard medley relay victories for CMS in both meets. 


Women's Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week
Laura Chun
Junior • Breaststroke/IM • Arcata, California


Chun provided three individual victories for Occidental during the week as the Tigers defeated Chapman (77-68) and Redlands (77-67) in SCIAC tri-meet action. Chun picked up victories in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:09.66) and the 200-yard breaststroke (2:29.03), as well as the 200-yard individual medley with a mark of 2:13.84 helping Occidental secure a pair of narrow conference wins.