HILLSBORO, Ore. – The Northwest Conference is proud to announce Student-Athletes of the Week for the week ending February 11th.
Men’s Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week – Jordan Jenkins, Willamette (Sr., F)
Jenkins (Placentia, Calif) broke his career high for scoring twice during the week. He scored 31 points against Pacific and then scored 32 points against Puget Sound. He averaged 31.5 points, 15.5 rebounds, 5.5 assists, 1.0 steals and 0.5 blocks per game. He shot 82.8% from the field (24 of 29), including 3 for 3 on 3-pointers. He was 12 of 15 at the line (80.0%). Against Pacific, he passed the 1,000-point mark for his career. He ended the week with 1,059 points.
Women’s Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week – Jamie Lange, Puget Sound (Sr., P)
In two conference road wins, Lange (Lake Tapps, Wash.) racked up a career-high 33 points against Willamette in addition to 20 rebounds to record a double-double. She also recorded a double-double in only 16 minutes of play against Lewis & Clark. The senior now has 11 double-doubles on the season.
Men’s Tennis Student-Athlete of the Week – Luke Lemaitre, George Fox (Fr.)
Lemaitre (Portland, Ore.)gave the Bruins their one lone point against NCAA Div. I Portland State with a come-from-behind victory at the No. 2 spot. He and Will Leach started 4-0 at the No. 1 doubles spot before falling, 6-4.
Baseball Position Student-Athlete of the Week – Jason Garcia, George Fox (Jr., OF)
Garcia (Bend, Ore.) led the Bruins to a 2-2 weekend and team-high .667 batting average. He had a 1.133 slugging percentage and a .688 on-base percentage. He went 10-15 at the plate with two doubles, one triple, one home run and eight RBIs.
Baseball Pitching Student-Athlete of the Week – Matthew Young, Whitworth (Jr., P)
Young (Tigard, Ore.) was dominant in Whitworth's season-opening win at College of Idaho, throwing seven shutout innings. He struck out six batters while allowing only three singles and no walks.
Softball Position Student-Athlete of the Week – Kathryn Hatlen, PLU (Sr., INF/P)
Hatlen (Woodinville, Wash.) hit .538 for the week with three extra base hits in four games for the Lutes. She scored seven runs and recorded three runs batted in and no strikeouts. She senior also made two relief appearances inside the circle, picking up the win against Whittier after pitching five innings of relief.
Softball Pitching Student-Athlete of the Week – Drea Schwaier-Wolf, Whitworth (Fr., P)
Schwaier-Wolf (Yelm, Wash.) allowed just 1 earned run in 20 2/3 innings last weekend. She also finished with a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.00 in three complete games.
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