Student-athlete profile – Monica Emanuel, CMS swimming


The lowdown: The talented senior is a three-time SCIAC champion in
1-meter diving, recording a score of 342.20 in the finals as a junior
in helping the Athenas to the team title. Has finished first in that
event in the last most recent two meets this seasons with a score of
214.75 in a dual meet against Caltech and a 225.45 in a win over
Occidental. Has helped the Athenas to a No. 11 national ranking.
Age: 21
Hometown: Walnut Creek
High school: College Park High School, 2004
Major: Neuroscience
Favorite athlete: Kristian Ipsen (Decorated junior national diver).
Favorite team: Oakland As
Cant miss TV show: House
Favorite food: Stir fry
Role model: Eric Sargent (my physical therapist)
Most memorable sports moment: Winning the 1-meter diving at the SCIAC
meet by 0.6 points in 2006 when I was having really bad back problems.
Most embarrassing moment: Hitting my head on the diving board in 2002
and getting carried off the pool deck on a stretcher. I ended up
getting eight stitches and breaking my nose.
Person most influential in your athletic success: My older brother
Mark who also dove for CMS.
Last good book you read: Stumbling Upon Happiness by Daniel Gilbert
Favorite movie: A River Runs Through it.
Favorite vacation spot: Alaska
Whats in your CD player/iPod: Continuum by John Mayer
Celebrity you most want to meet: Lance Armstrong
Best advice anyone has given you: When you get frustrated or feel
like everything is caving in on you, just go outside, take a deep
breath, and say to yourself its going to be alright.
Pre-game ritual or superstition: I have to make sure my hands arent
too wet or too dry. so I wipe them on my swimsuit and my legs. I also
talk to myself while Im on the diving board reminding myself of
things I have to remember to do in the dive.
Other hobbies: weightlifting, working as an athletic trainer
What do you want to be doing in five years: I would like to be
working as a physicians assistant for a neurosurgeon or an
orthopedic surgeon.
– Compiled by Michelle Gardner


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SCIAC All-Conference football selections

Offensive Player of the Year – Dan Selway, QB, Redlands

Defensive Player of the Year – Josh Richards, DL, Cal Lutheran

Newcomer of the Year – Jacob Caron, QB, Pomona-Pitzer

John Zinda Award – Zach Landman, LB, Pomona-Pitzer; William Wagner, Claremont-Mudd Scripps


First team offense

QB Josh Scurlock, Whittier

RB Zach Shafer, Redlands

RB Jason Haller, Occidental

TE Jake Lacey, Redlands

WR Kyle Godfrey, Redlands

WR Rocky Ciasulli, Occidental

WR Jesse Matlock, Cal Lutheran

OL Matt Rosen, Cal Lutheran

OL D.J. Tano, Redlands

OL Chris Kyles, Occidental

OL Max Hodge, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

OL Jared Schwass, Redlands

K Connor Pearce, Cal Lutheran

SPT Kyle Godfrey, Redlands

First-team defense

DL James Sabo, Occidental

DL Gavril Gabriel, Redlands

DL Brock Arndt, Redlands

DL Daniel Lopez, Whittier

LB Arlo Castelo, Whittier

LB Kris Richardson, Redlands

LB Ashton Clarke, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

LB Zach Landman, Pomona-Pitzer  

DB Conor Drake, Redlands

DB Garett Redd, Cal Lutheran

DB Eddie Pickett, Pomona-Pitzer

DB Jerel Garcia, Redlands

P Alex Groh, Occidental

 Second-team offense

QB Jericho Toillolo, Cal Lutheran

RB D.J. Lillard, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

RB Tom Romaine, Redlands

TE Anthony DeJager, La Verne

WR Shawn Briggs, Whittier

WR Colin Regan, Pomona-Pitzer

WR Danny Hernandez, Cal Lutheran

OL Chris Anderson, Whittier

OL Jeff Briscoe, Cal Lutheran

OL Joe Manfre, La Verne

OL Tom Gonzalez, Occidental

OL Brett Henderson, Occidental

K Neil Martin, Occidental

SPT Grady Thomas, La Verne

Second-team defense

DL Jacob Calderon, Cal Lutheran

DL Tim Creamer, Occidental

DL Victor Lopez, Occidental

DL Mitch Crocco, Redlands

LB Jared Izidoro, Whittier

LB Branamier Courtney, La Verne

LB Jason Carpenter, La Verne

LB Eddie Stamm, Redlands

DB Dan Picciotto, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

DB Sean MacNeil, Whittier

DB Daniel Tromello, Occidental

DB Chris Denton, Cal Lutheran

P Bryan Downs, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps


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