Kevin Gregersen, BaseballFreshman Kevin Gregersen made the most of his opportunity with a school record of eight RBIs in just his second career start. In the Panthers 23-1 rout of Ithaca on Wednesday, the freshman catcher was 4-for-4 with a homer and eight RBIs in the first four innings.
Tara Sonnemaker, Women's LacrosseSenior Tara Sonnemaker was a force in the net last week in leading the women’s lacrosse team to a pair of wins. Sonnemaker made 16 saves in two matches last week while posting a 7.00 goals against average.
Mitchell Bouldin, Track & FieldMitchell Bouldin jumped for a new personal-best in the long jump this weekend at the first SCIAC Multi-Dual of the season. He leapt 6.97 meters (22-feet, 10.5-inches) to secure first place overall in the event and beat his previous career-best by eight inches. The senior’s jump was just four inches short of breaking the 79-year old school record in the event. Bouldin and the Panthers compete at the Ben Brown Invitational next weekend.
Gavin Blodgett, BaseballJunior Gavin Blodgett powered an offensive outburst last week for the Chapman baseball team as it’s win streak extended to eight games, including six in conference. Blodgett drove in 10 runs and scored seven more with three homers and two doubles in four games last week.
Molly Davis, Swimming & DivingOf the 10 school records broken at the SCIAC Swimming & Diving Championship, freshman Molly Davis was involved in five. She broke two individual records while helping the Panthers shatter three relay records.
Vanessa Gilles, SoftballFreshman Vanessa Gilles went 7-for-9, hitting .778 in her opening weekend as a Panther. The rookie scored four runs, smashed three doubles, and drove in four RBI during this four-game weekend. Gilles also smacked a home run with a 1.444 slugging percentage. Gilles walked three times for an on-base percentage of .833. The Panthers went 2-2 on the weekend, splitting games with Puget Sound and Whitworth.
James Taylor, Men's BasketballJunior James Taylor led the Chapman men’s basketball team averaged 19.5 points and six rebounds over two games last week to lead the Panthers to a split of road games. The forward from Laguna Beach shot 72 percent for the week.
In a narrow loss at La Verne, Taylor scored a season-high 27 points while sinking 10 of the 11 shots he put up and 7-of-9 free throws. He also grabbed seven rebounds against the Leopards.
On Thursday night, Taylor scored 12 points, had five rebounds and three assists in the Panthers’ 66-64 victory over Redlands. Taylor leads the Panthers with 14.9 points per game this season and 6.1 rebounds per game.
Sara Quach, SwimmingFreshman Sara Quach scored 24 points and placed in all four heats of competition in the Panthers dual with Occidental College on Saturday.
Reed Nakakihara, Men's BasketballSophomore Reed Nakakihara averaged 14.5 ppg last week for the men’s basketball team and hit four triples in back-to-back matches to earn his first Chapman Athlete of the Week honors.
Cam Haslam, Men's BasketballChapman leading scorer, sophomore Cam Haslam led the men’s basketball team with game-high outings over Thanksgiving break in Oregon.
James Taylor, Men's BasketballJames Taylor showed no signs of rust with a big first week for the Chapman men’s basketball team. He averaged 20 points, 6.5 rebounds and four assists per game as the Panthers went 1-1 to start the season. Taylor put up 18 points in the Panthers blowout win over La Sierra and followed it up with a 22-point, 12-rebound double-double in a loss to San Diego Christian.
Ethan Weinstein, FootballSenior WR Ethan Weinstein recorded the best game of his career with four scores this past Saturday against Occidental in a 61-37 offensive showdown to set a CU record.
Jeff O’Brien, Men’s Water PoloJunior Jeff O’Brien found the back of the net a total of eight times this week for the Chapman University men’s water polo team.
Elijah Orr, Cross CountryFreshman cross-country runner Elijah Orr finished 12th overall at the SCIAC Championships this past weekend with a time of 26:42.64 to earn All-SCIAC Second Team in his rookie season.
Jake Sarmiento, Men's SoccerSenior Jake Sarmiento netted three goals last week leading the Chapman University men’s soccer team to a pair of crucial SCIAC wins.
Kristin Kleinow, Women's SoccerSenior Kristin Kleinow did not allow a goal last week as the women’s soccer team posted back-to-back 1-0 wins and climbed into fourth place in the SCIAC. With two shutouts last week over Redlands and Cal Lutheran, Kleinow has five for the season and 12 in her career.
Ricky Bautista, FootballJunior Ricky Bautista completed 16-of-19 passes against Whittier, tallying 252 passing yards and two touchdowns.
Lauren Friend, VolleyballSophomore Lauren Friend led the Chapman University women’s volleyball team to a pair of SCIAC victories last week. Friend dominated at the net, hitting .490 on the week while averaging over 3 kills per set.
Devin Ray, footballOn Saturday night, senior linebacker Devin Ray tallied 13 tackles in Chapman University football teams’ home-opening 19-17 win over Trinity University.
Marco Saglimbeni, Men's SoccerSenior Marco Saglimbeni netted a pair of goals to push the Chapman University Men’s Soccer team to a 5-3 win over No. 8-ranked Christopher Newport on Sunday at Wilson Field.
Elliott Braund, Men's SoccerJunior Elliot Braund led the Chapman Men?s Soccer team to their first conference win this week in the Panthers SCIAC home-opener.
Griffin Tso, Men's GolfFreshman Griffin Tso made Chapman University men’s golf history on Sunday afternoon becoming the first Panther to ever win first place at a SCIAC Tournament.
Greg Dillon, BaseballSenior OF Greg Dillon led the Chapman University baseball team to a key sweep over No. 23 University of Redlands over the weekend, helping the Panthers extend their winning streak to seven.
Charlie Werman, Men's TennisJunior Charlie Werman led the Chapman University men’s tennis team to its second win of the season, helping the Panthers break its recent skid with a 9-0 sweep of Occidental.