Senior Michael Bassette and junior Monica Lundgren were recently named 2016 All-American Athletes of the Year as announced by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and EAS Sports Nutrition.
The 2015-16 academic year was a memorable one for the Cal Lutheran athletics department. With 430 student-athletes occupying 460 roster spots, a number of milestones were met including the first NCAA Division III National title in school history, which was achieved by the women’s volleyball team, and an individual national champion crowned to round out the year.
Senior Allie Eason was one of 517 student-athletes from all three divisions of the NCAA to be nominated for the 2016 Woman of the Year award, which honors a graduating female collegiate athlete who has concluded her eligibility and distinguished herself throughout her career in the areas of athletics, academics, service and leadership.
Throughout the school year, much of the day-to-day focus is directed towards the successes of the Cal Lutheran athletics programs, but on Saturday, May 7, a group of 150 student-athletes, with their families and friends, gathered inside of the Gilbert Arena for the 13th CLU Scholar-Athlete Society Induction ceremony where academics were praised.
Cal Lutheran is one of 450 Division III institutions around the country. During the week of April 4-10, all members will host Division III Week, aimed at celebrating what those schools have to offer student-athletes in the classroom, in the field of play and in the community during the 42nd year of the NCAA.
California Lutheran University has entered into an agreement with the Los Angeles Rams to allow the team to base its training operations on the university’s Thousand Oaks campus for at least two years.
Local girl stays home to attend college, becomes an All-American and leads the program to its first NCAA title in the final match of her career. It sounds like a Disney movie with a storybook ending. But like any blockbuster, the synopsis doesn't quite tell the entire story.
Offices closed on campus. Administrators made appointments in their schedules. Students took breaks from classes. Cal Lutheran University came together Wednesday afternoon to honor its national champion women's volleyball team with a rally at CLU's Student Union building.
On Wednesday, Dec. 2, the Cal Lutheran community will rally around the Regals volleyball team following a historic season that culminated with the first NCAA Division III National Championship in school history.