HILLSBORO, Ore. – The Northwest Conference is proud to announce Student-Athlete of the Week recipients for the week ending April 15th.
Baseball Pitching Student-Athlete of the Week – Justin Armbruester, Pacific Lutheran (So., P)
Armbruester (Sammamish, Wash.) struck out 13 batters in 7 innings of work in a 3-1 win over Pacific.
Baseball Position Student-Athlete of the Week – Justin Scanlon, Willamette (Jr., 2B)
Scanlon (San Jose, Calif.) hit a home run in all 3 games and finished the weekend with 5 runs and 10 runs batted in as Willamette swept a series at George Fox. He batted .563 on his way to a 1.313 slugging percentage. He scored 5 runs and earned 10 RBIs. He earned at least 2 hits, 2 runs and 2 runs batted in in each game. He was 3 for 5 in the opener, 2 for 6 in the second game, and 4 for 5 in the third game. On defense, he recorded 10 putouts, 11 assists and no errors.
Men’s Golf Student-Athlete of the Week – Mason Koch, George Fox (Jr.)
Koch (Auburn, Wash.) moved up five spots on Sunday to claim the individual medalist honor at the NWC Spring Classic this weekend. This marks his first tournament win on the season and his third win in his career.
Women’s Golf Student-Athlete of the Week – Iris Kawada, George Fox (Sr.)
Kawada (Kaneohe, Hawaii) went wire-to-wire to win the individual medalist honor at the NWC Spring Classic this weekend. This marks her first medalist honor on the season and her third in her career.
Lacrosse Defensive Student-Athlete of the Week – Kylee Duey, Linfield (Jr., GK)
Duey (Newberg, Ore.) plays the first half of every game for the Wildcats in goal. She totaled 13 saves and only allowed nine goals as she earned all three wins for Linfield.
Lacrosse Offensive Student-Athlete of the Week – Bethany Shade, Linfield (Fr., M)
Shade (Snohomish, Wash.) has been a key player for the Wildcats all season. As a freshman, she currently ranks second in shots on goal and second in goals scored across the Northwest Conference.
Softball Pitching Student-Athlete of the Week – Jocelyn Glasgo, Willamette (Jr., P)
Glasgo (Rochester, Wash.) went 2-0 in the circle and also earned one save. She won the first game of the weekend with a complete-game two-hitter in a 3-1 victory. She had 6 strikeouts in that game. In three appearances, she had a 3.23 ERA. In addition, Glasgo batted .444 with 6 runs, 2 RBIs, a home run and 5 for 5 on stolen bases.
Softball Position Student-Athlete of the Week – Kimi Ito, George Fox (Sr., OF)
Ito (Keizer, Ore.) led the Bruins this week with a .476 batting average, a .542 on-base percentage, and a 1.000 slugging percentage. She had a team-high 10 hits and recorded three home runs against the Lutes.
Women’s Tennis Student-Athlete of the Week – Michelle Uyeda, Linfield (So.)
Uyeda (Kailua-Kona, Hawaii) has now won 10 straight singles matches at the number one position for the Wildcats after recording two wins against Lewis & Clark and George Fox over the weekend.
Men’s Tennis Student-Athlete of the Week – Sean Singco, Whitworth (Jr.)
Singco (Yakima, Wash.) won twice at #2 singles and twice at #1 doubles to lead Whitworth to a pair of team victories over the weekend.
Men’s Track & Field Track Student-Athlete of the Week – Matt Wells, Puget Sound (Jr.)
Wells (Puyallup, Wash.) holds the top time in the Northwest Conference in the 110-meter hurdles. He currently ranks No. 12 in NCAA Division III this season.
Men’s Track & Field Field Student-Athlete of the Week – Josh Huffman, Pacific (Ore.) (Sr.)
Huffman (Puyallup, Wash.) won both the shot put and the discus at the Pacific Lu'au Invitational to lead the Boxers. He has won the discus competition in five meets this spring. This was his first win in the shot put this spring.
Women’s Track & Field Track Student-Athlete of the Week – Sarah King, George Fox (Sr.)
King (Carlton, Ore.) won the women's 800-meter with a time of 2:09.83 to break the stadium record and set the nation's top time in that event.
Women’s Track & Field Field Student-Athlete of the Week – Emily Sproul, Pacific (Ore.) (Gr.)
Sproul (Salem, Ore.) won the Pacific Lu'au Invitational in the javelin with the nation's best throw of 143-10.