Blau, Schroeder honored as Athletes of the Week

Cory Blau scored 17 points in the second round and 25 in the quarterfinals.

Cory Blau scored 17 points in the second round and 25 in the quarterfinals.

Erica Schroeder owns the fast time in the 1600 meters in Division 3 of the CIF-SS.

Erica Schroeder owns the fast time in the 1600 meters in Division 3 of the CIF-SS.

Westmont College basketball standout Cory Blau and San Marcos track star Erica Schroeder are the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Athletes of the Week.

Blau is a big reason Westmont advanced to the semifinals of the NAIA National Tournament for the first time since 1999. In a 65-61 quarterfinal win over Campbellsville, Ky., he scored a team-high 17 points and made two clutch free throws in the final seconds. In the semifinals, he scored 25 points, helping the Warriors defeat Mid-American Christian (Okla.), 78-66, to reach the Fab Four.

Schroeder won the 1600 meters in 4:56.81 at the inaugural Royals Track Classic. Her time is No.1 in Division 3 of the CIF-Southern Section and the fourth fastest in the state.

The honorable mention choices include RJ Cordeiro (Bishop Diego baseball), Matt Turk (San Marcos track & field), Manny Manzone (SBCC golf), Hayden Millington (Santa Barbara High boys volleyball), Natasha Feshbach (Santa Barbara High track & field) and Kirsten Karr (Westmont women’s basketball).

 

 

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