Whittier College Earns Male and Female SCIAC Honors

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) announced its weekly Athletes of the Week and for the fifth time this year Poets were honored. Casey Regehr '10, who helped lead the men's water polo team to a 3-1 weekend at the Claremont Convergence Tournament, became the third Whittier male recipient of the year.

In addition, goalie Gina-Marie DiPierro '13 was named the SCIAC Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending October 6. She is the second women's soccer team player to be honored this season. DiPierro made her first collegiate start on September 30 against first place Claremont-M-S. She totaled 15 saves and helped the Poets end their 40-game conference losing streak.