NWC Defensive Student-Athlete of the Week for Sept. 26 - Oct. 2, 2011

Harmon Bruno
Willamette, Senior
Danville, Calif./San Ramon Valley HS
Bruno led all players on both teams with 13 total tackles (4 solo, 9 assists) in Willamette's game with Linfield. He had 2.0 tackles for losses (4 yards lost) and forced a fumble. The forced fumble was with 4:25 left in the third quarter with Linfield leading 17-0 and about to put the game out of reach. The fumble was at the WU 2 and was recovered by Willamette in the end zone. Three plays later, WU scored a touchdown and eventually got back within 17-10, before Linfield clinched the win with a field goal with 3:17 left. 


Honorable Mention –
Kole Krieger (Linfield, Sr. – Sherwood, Ore./Sherwood)
Steven McDonald (Pacific Lutheran, Sr. – Coupeville, Wash./Coupeville)
Tyler Vlasak (Puget Sound, Sr. – Sumner, Wash./Sumner HS)
Bryan Mills (Pacific, So. – Imbler, Ore./Imbler)
Louis Baltazar (Lewis & Clark, Sr. – Concord, Calif./Archbishop Riordan)