|SCIAC Weekly Release #26|
|Baseball Athlete of the Week|
Sophomore • Catcher • Martinsville, New Jersey
Hanley of Pomona-Pitzer helped the Sagehens to a 3-0 week that featured wins over Rutgers-Newark (12-5), Dickinson (12-6) and Ithaca (7-6). At the plate, Hanley was a combined, 7-for-11 with two doubles, a home run and six RBI. He also walked four times and scored five runs during the week. In the one-run win over Ithaca, Hanley collected three hits including a long ball and a double, while notching four RBI and three free passes in the win over Rutgers-Newark.
|Men's Golf Athlete of the Week|
Junior • Upland, California
Davis helped La Verne to a 15th of 18 finish at the Las Vegas Desert Classic. Davis tied for 38th overall in the field of top NCAA Division II and III golfers. After shooting a 75 in the opening round of play, he carded a 71 on day two en route to posting a three-round total of 228.
|Women's Lacrosse Athlete of the Week|
Junior • Midfield/Defense • Manorville, New York
Hack paced CMS to a 2-0 week that featured a 20-8 win over Rhodes, and a 17-3 victory over Albion in non-conference action. Against Rhodes - an NCAA Division III Championship Third Round team a year ago - Hack fired in seven goals, picked up two ground balls, won two draws, and caused a turnover. Fiver of her seven goals came in the second half as the Athenas cruised to the win.
|Softball Athlete of the Week|
Junior • Pitcher/Infield • Claremont, California
Amarilla of CMS earned her second SCIAC Athlete of the Week honor after leading the Athenas to a 2-0 week that saw CMS post wins of 4-3 and 6-0 over Redlands in league action. Amarilla was 4-for-6 at the plate with a double, a triple and two runs driven in. She also scored a pair of runs and stole two bases in the double-header triumph. In game two, Amarilla had three of her four hits for the week including both exta-base hits. The pitcher in game two, she also tossed six scoreless innings to secure the win, allowing just two hits with three strikeouts.
|Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week|
First-Year • Midland, Michigan
Shanker of Caltech was stellar this week for the Beavers, downing his singles opponent at Christopher Newport in dramatic fashion, rallying to a 7-5 and 6-3 victory in sets two and three after falling behind in the first frame. He added a pair of doubles wins with partner James Wei, winning 8-4 and 8-3 against the Captains and Vassar respectively. Against Vassar in singles action, Shanker posted a 6-3, 6-2. Caltech beat Christopher Newport, 6-3 and Vassar, 8-1.
|Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week|
Junior • Fullerton, California
Yeung paced Whittier to a 1-2 week that saw the junior from Fullerton, Calif. notch a 4-2 individual record. Playing at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles for the Poets, against St. Benedicts she earned a 6-3, 7-5 victory, and teamed up with Amanda Rodriguez to win 8-2 in doubles. Against El Camino the duo cruised to an 8-4 win at the top spot, before being tested in singles pulling off a three-setter 2-6, 6-2, 10-6 comeback victory.
|Men's Track & Field Athlete of the Week|
First-Year • Middle Distance • Denver, Colorado
Cargile of Redlands was superb for the Bulldogs, running the fastest 800-meter race in NCAA Division III this season to place third overall at the Occidental Distance Carnival Spring Break Classic. The first-year middle distance runner clocked an impressive time of 1:54.53 in the race.
|Women's Track & Field Athlete of the Week|
Sophomore • Distance • Trabuco Canyon, California
Guo of Pomona-Pitzer secured the sixth-fastest 5-kilometer time in SCIAC history at the Occidental Distance Carnival Spring Break Classic, clocking a time of 16:51.30. It was also the third-fastest mark in Sagehens’ program history, and is currently the fastest time among Division III runners this season.
|Women's Water Polo Athlete of the Week|
First-Year • Attack • Montebello, California
Kezman was terrific for La Verne in the Leopards’ 1-2 week. She collected eight goals, including four in a 10-6 victory over SCIAC rival Whittier. Against CMS, Kezman added four more scores, including three in the fourth quarter to erase a three-goal deficit before La Verne eventually fell to the Athenas, 10-7.