Athletes of the Week: Maria Mayer and Brendan Kerwin-McElroy

Brendan Kerwin-McElroy and Maria Mayer, this week's Round Table Athletes of the Week, enjoyed undefeated weeks with each of their teams. Mayer, a San Marcos graduate, led Santa Barbara City College to three wins last week, making it seven in a row overall. The sophomore led the Vaqueros with double-digit kill totals in each of the victories, including two on Saturday at SBCC's very own Quad Tournament. Kerwin-McElroy tallied an incredible nine goals on Saturday for the Santa Barbara High … [Read more...]

Athletes of the week: David Walker and Emily Rottman

These two very deserving student-athletes, Emily Rottman on the left and David Walker on the right, have led their teams to great starts in the fall sports season. Rottman, a senior on the Santa Barbara High volleyball team, pounded out 45 kills over two matches, both of which were wins. Her 24-dig, 19-kill performance against Division I-AA champion Santa Margarita helped the Dons make an early statement as they try to defend their Division I-A title this year. Walker scored three goals for … [Read more...]

Athletes of the Week: Tynan Daniels and Krista Cobb

TYNAN DANIELS, DOS PUEBLOS GOLF Daniels led the Chargers to their lowest round of the season on Thursday by turning in an amazing round of 7-under par at Glen Annie. The day's medalist hadn't been under par yet this season but did so easily with a bogey-free round that included seven birdies. KRISTA COBB, UCSB SOFTBALL Cobb picked up two victories over the weekend in a Big West series with UC Davis. Cobb, now 18-8 on the season, set the single-season softball record for wins as a freshman … [Read more...]

Athletes of the Week: John Warren and Gillian Morgan

JOHN WARREN, CATE BASEBALL Warren put on a show for his parents who were visiting from Saudi Arabia on Saturday, hurling a six-inning no-hitter for Cate in a 10-0 victory over rival Thacher over Parents Weekend. The right-hander struck out 14 Toads and went 2-for-4 at the plate himself with 2 RBIs. GILLIAN MORGAN, UCSB WATER POLO UCSB's career record holder for goals scored, Morgan came through with the winning goal against top-seeded Cal State Northridge in sudden death overtime on … [Read more...]

Athletes of the Week: Robert Vickers and Hannah Harris

ROBERT VICKERS, DOS PUEBLOS BASEBALL Vickers tallied off-the-chart statistics at the San Luis Obispo Tournament last week. The senior shortstop crushed two grand slams, scored eight runs and hit for a .625 average in four Charger victories. His on-base percentage was even better at .733 and his slugging percentage was a stratospheric 1.380. HANNAH HARRIS, DOS PUEBLOS SOFTBALL Harris pitched the Chargers to a much needed 4-0 Channel League victory over Ventura on Friday, as the freshman … [Read more...]

Athletes of the Week: Emily Mason and Drew Casier

EMILY MASON, SAN MARCOS SOFTBALL Mason pitched her first career shutout when the Royals needed it most, in a 1-0 Channel League victory over Ventura. Mason had a go-ahead 3-RBI triple the day before in a 6-3 rivalry win over Santa Barbara. DREW CASIER, DOS PUEBLOS SWIMMING Casier recorded three All-American times over the weekend in the 200 free, 100 free and 100 butterfly. Also was part of 200 and 400-free relay teams that posted All-American times in a Charger team victory at the Long … [Read more...]

Athletes of the Week: Jennifer Jimenez and Blake McFarland

  JENNIFER JIMENEZ, BISHOP DIEGO SOFTBALL Jimenez led the Cardinals to two wins in both the pitcher's circle and at the plate. Credited with both wins, the senior also went 7-for-10 at the plate with 2 home runs, 12 RBIs and 6 runs scored. BLAKE McFARLAND, SBCC BASEBALL McFarland hurled a four-hit shutout in a 10-0 Vaquero victory on Tuesday at Ventura and didn't allow a hit after the third inning. Five days later, McFarland pitched a perfect 10th inning to pick up another win in a 4-3 win … [Read more...]

Athletes of the Week: Erin Ristig and Nick Scarvelis

  ERIN RISTIG, DOS PUEBLOS TRACK AND FIELD Ristig, a sophomore, won the 200-meter race by .001 seconds while also taking the 400 and anchoring both winning relay teams as the Charger girls track squad beat San Marcos for the first time in five years. NICK SCARVELIS, DOS PUEBLOS TRACK AND FIELD Scarvelis, a sophomore, broke Dos Pueblos' 35-year-old school discus record at the Camarillo Invitational with a toss of 157 feet, 5 inches.   … [Read more...]

Athletes of the Week: A.J. Fling and Nicole Pearce

A.J. FLING - BISHOP DIEGO BASEBALL Fling had a phenomenal Saturday for the Bishop Diego baseball team, pitching five innings of three-hit ball to pick up a win and recorded a double, triple, a home run and eight RBIs in a Cardinals doubleheader sweep. NICOLE PEARCE - CARPINTERIA SOFTBALL The senior went 5-for-7 with two singles, a double, two home runs, 10 RBIs and a pair of sacrifice flies in two mercy-rule wins on Saturday. In the circle, she rifled seven innings, allowing one run and … [Read more...]

Athletes of the week: Lauren Pederson and James Nunnally

LAUREN PEDERSON - UCSB BASKETBALL Pederson finished off her first-team All-Big West Conference season by leading the Gauchos to a regular season conference championship with a 15-1 record. She scored a career-high 28 points in a win over UC Riverside to help UCSB clinch the top seed in the Big West Tournament. JAMES NUNNALLY - UCSB BASKETBALL The freshman led the Gauchos in scoring in both of their final two regular season victories, with 15- and 20-point performances. Nunnally's … [Read more...]