NWC Women's Field - Mar. 20-26, 2017

NWC Women's Field - Mar. 20-26, 2017

Women’s Field Student-Athlete of the Week – Mar. 20-26, 2017



Sophomore, Granite Bay, Calif. / Granite Bay HS


Wright placed third out of 13 competitors in the heptathlon at the Jim Klein Multi-Events in Santa Barbara, Calif., on Thursday-Friday. She now holds the NCAA Division III’s best mark with 4,689 points, which is 550 points better than second.  During the meet, she won the 800 with a time of 2:25.24, and placed second in the shot put with a 37-8.5 / 11.49m and the javelin with a 129-11 / 39.61m.  She leads the NWC in the javelin and the heptathlon, while also placing in the top 10 in the nation in the javelin.


Honorable Mention:

Danielle Openiano, Whitworth (Jr, Lynnwood, Wash.)

MaKenzie Mize, Linfield (Fr, Helix, Ore.)

Machaela Graddy, Pacific Lutheran (Jr, Eatonville, Wash.)

Rachel Seagren, Lewis & Clark (So, Philomath, Ore.)


Previous Honorees:

Dakota Buhler, GF (3/6); Dianna Church, PL (3/13); Vakeaemanu Hunkin, PL (3/20)