NWC Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week for Sept. 24 - 30

Parker Bennett
Willamette, Junior
Sisters, Ore./Sisters              

Bennett took 15th place out of 170 runners and was the third NCAA Division III finisher (1st from the NWC) in the Men's Cardinal 8K Race at the 38th Annual Charles Bowles Invitational. Bennett’s time was 25:30.23. His efforts helped Willamette place 5th in the team standings. The Bearcats earned the best finish by a D III team.

Honorable Mention:
Matt Klein (Puget Sound, Sr. – Portland, Ore./Wilson)
Joseph Pia (George Fox, Jr. – Newberg, Ore./Newberg)
Alan DenAdel (Pacific Lutheran, Jr. – Bow, Wash./Burlington-Edison)
Colton Berry (Whitworth, So. – Spokane, Wash./Carroll College)
Calvin Howell (Linfield, So. – San Antonio, Texas/Alamo Heights)
Sam Smith (Lewis & Clark, Sr. – St. Paul, Minn./Central)