Before the athletes and coaches at Cal Lutheran could prove their worth in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, the university needed an advocate to help build bridges in the transition.
Only six strokes separated the top four teams at the West Cup hosted by La Verne at Tukwet Canyon on Monday and Tuesday. The Cal Lutheran men’s golf team combined for a 54-hole total of 898 (+34) to place fourth in the field of 15.
Announced recently by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) office, Dr. Paul Hanson of Cal Lutheran has been honored as the 2015 Distinguished Service Award recipient. Dr. Hanson has served as the Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) for close to 20 years, sharing his depth of experience and wisdom with the SCIAC and helped to forge the course for Division III athletics in Southern California.
The Cal Lutheran men’s golf team returned to Robinson Ranch Golf Course for its second straight tournament, this time competing in The Master’s College Spring Invitational where they came away with a 54-hole score of 898 (+34) to place fifth overall.
The Cal Lutheran men’s golf team wrapped up the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) No. 1 Tournament on Sunday with a second place finish after posting a two-day score of 621 (+45) at Robinson Ranch Golf Course.
For the first time of the season, the Cal Lutheran and Chapman golfers faced off in a friendly dual match with the Kingsmen playing as individuals while the Panthers produced a team score during the round.
Playing three rounds at the Shadow Ridge Country Club, the Cal Lutheran men’s golf team started spring competition at the CSU San Marcos Cougar Invitational on Monday and Tuesday. The Kingsmen combined to shoot rounds of 304, 303 and 304 to finish with a team total of 911 (+47) to place sixth.
With a pair of invitationals in the books for the 2014-15 season, the Cal Lutheran men’s golf team will be back on the links to finish up their campaign with a strong group of seven returning athletes and seven newcomers.
Last week a number of Cal Lutheran administrators attended the 2015 NCAA Convention in Washington D.C. where legislation was a key topic of conversation, not only for Division I programs, but at the D-III level as well.