NWC Swimming Student-Athlete of the Week (Jan. 14-Jan. 20)

Aaron Vaccaro
Whitworth, Junior
Placerville, Calif./El Dorado
Vaccaro helped the Pirates to two winning relays over the weekend, the 400-meter freestyle relay against Puget Sound and the 200-meter freestyle relay against Pacific Lutheran. He also finished first in the 100-meter freestyle with a time of 54.80 in the duel with Puget Sound, helping Whitworth to a 118-87 victory. Vaccaro added two first-place finishes in the 50-meter freestyle and 100-meter backstroke in Whitworth’s 151-54 win over Pacific Lutheran.

Honorable Mention:
Nic Win (Whitman, So. – Bothell, Wash./Jackson)
Lee Rivers (Linfield, Jr. – Renton, Wash./O’Dea)
Gavin Nash (Pacific (Ore.), Fr. – Cottage Grove, Ore./Cottage Grove)
Derek Frenzel (Puget Sound, Jr. – Moscow, Idaho/Moscow)
Justin Murrell (Pacific Lutheran, Fr. – Camano Island, Wash./Stanwood)
Kulan Tarnas (Willamette, Fr. – Kamuela, Hawaii/Hawaii Preparatory Academy)