Athletes of the Week

Week of January 16, 2012

Channing Fleischmann

Women's Basketball

Fleischmann contributed a team-high 17 points, including a game-clinching 3-pointer during Cal Lutheran's 54-50 win over Occidental on Saturday. The Regals handed the Tigers their first SCIAC loss this season and snapped a 10-game losing skid to Occidental.

On the road against Redlands she again led CLU in scoring with 11 points in just 22 minutes. She also added four rebounds and three steals.

This season Fleischmann leads Cal Lutheran in points per game (13.4), rebounds per game (6.5) and blocked shots (10).


Aaron Van Klaveren

Men's Basketball

SCIAC Athlete of the Week

The senior center capped off Saturday's 60-54 victory over Occidental by scoring his 1,000th career point. He led all players with 22 points, 17 rebounds, and two steals in 39 minutes.

Amid foul trouble throughout he still managed to contribute 16 points, 12 rebounds and two assists in a home win over Caltech on Wednesday.

Van Klaveren is the only player in the SCIAC to average a double-double per game. He leads the conference grabbing 10.6 rebounds per game, and ranks fourth scoring 16 points per contest.

Van Klaveren's 10 double-doubles are the eighth most in Division III. He also ranks 15th in field goal percentage (.628) and 18th in rebounds per game (10.6) in all of Division III.