Senior midfielder Stephanie Garrett of the University of Redlands lacrosse team has been named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Female Co-Athlete of the Week for the week of March 21-27.
Garrett led the Redlands women’s lacrosse team to a 3-0 week with solid wins over DePauw (Ind.), Pacific University (Ore.), and George Fox (Ore.). As a team, the Bulldogs out-scored their opponents, 48-25, in an impressive offensive display. Leading the charge, Garrett fired off 13 goals off of 23 shots to go along with two assists.
She also pulled in 14 draw controls and eight ground balls, and forced five opponent turnovers.
Outside of already owning the school record for career draw controls (303), she currently leads the team and the SCIAC in goals (38) and free-position goals (15) for the 2016 season.
So far this season, Garrett has scored at least two goals in 10 of the Bulldogs’ 12 games.
Garrett joins Kana Moriyama of Caltech’s women’s tennis team in this week’s honor. In addition, Chapman University’s Gavin Blodgett was named the SCIAC Male Athlete of the Week.
Freshman Thaddeus Smith of Cal State Fullerton earned his second Big West Athlete of the Week honor of the season after breaking two school records at the USC Trojan Invitational this past weekend.
The Damien High School graduate set a new school record in the 200m dash with his performance of 20.92, placing him in second place at the USC Trojan Invitational. His time also leads the Big West in the 200m while also ranking fifth in the NCAA.
Smith also ran the third leg in the 4x400m relay that also set a new Titan record, running a 0:46.9 to total the 3:09.67 new school record. The previous school record in the 4x400m relay broke the 14-year old record of 3:10.46 set back in 2002.
This is the second honor that the freshman has earned as he was named the Big West Athlete of the Week in week 1.
Cal State San Bernardino junior right-hander Tyler Wells has been named CCAA Pitcher of the Week.
Wells, a Yucaipa High School graduate, helped the Coyotes to a 4-0 win in Saturday’s series opener against Cal State Stanislaus.
He allowed just one hit, one walk, and struck out seven Warrior batters in his first nine-inning complete game performance of the year. Wells needed just 111 pitches to get the job done and after surrendering a single in the second inning he retired the next 20 batters. The only walk of the game was in the ninth inning.
He is now 2-2 with a 1.28 ERA in eight starts with 56 strikeouts in 49 innings.
It was the second time he has earned the weekly honor.
Junior outfielder Jack Larsen of UC San Diego was the Player of the Week.