HILLSBORO, Ore. - Whitworth's Colton Chelin is this week's NWC Football Defensive Student-Athlete of the Week.
Chelin (Kennewick, Wash.) had 12 tackles which led Whitworth in their 37-16 win over Pacific. His 21-yard interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter clinched the game for the Pirates. After the Boxers took a 16-7 lead midway through the second quarter, the Whitworth defense limited the visitors to three points the rest of the way.
|Week||Football Defensive Student-Athlete of the Week||Footballl Offensive Student-Athlete of the Week||Football Special Teams Student-Athlete of the Week|
|9 (10.29.18)||Colten Chelin, Whitworth||Murdock Rutledge, Puget Sound||Willy Warne, Linfield|
|8 (10.22.18)||Chad Wilburg, Whitworth||JT Greenough, Pacific (Ore.)||Anthony Louthan, Pacific Lutheran|
|7 (10.15.18)||Colten Chelin, Whitworth||Leif Ericksen, Whitworth||Willy Warne, Linfield|
|6 (10.08.18)||Zackary Teats, Puget Sound||Heisman Hosoda, Lewis & Clark||Anthony Louthan, Pacific Lutheran|
|5 (10.01.18)||Garrett Willmon, Pacific (Ore.)||Collin Heimbach, Puget Sound||Anthony Louthan, Pacific Lutheran|
|3 (09.17.18)||Tristan Smith, Pacific (Ore.)||Murdock Rutledge, Puget Sound||Alex Everett, Puget Sound|
|2 (09.10.18)||Patrick Pipitone, Linfield||Jewell Day, Puget Sound||Dillon Savage, Pacific (Ore.)|
|1 (09.04.18)||Charles Riga, George Fox||Alvin Johnson, Puget Sound||Ty Hargis, Pacific (Ore.)