SPOKANE, Wash. – Marissa Mount of cross country and Chad Wilburg of football have been selected as the Whitworth / Subway student-athletes of the month for their performances in October.
Mount (Sr. – San Jose, Calif.) was named the Northwest Conference's women's runner of the year after taking home the individual women's championship at the NWC Championships at the end of the month. She also won the Lewis & Clark Invitational, leading the Pirates to a top finish among Division III teams in the race.
Wilburg (Sr. - Sedro-Wooley, Wash.) finished October with eight sacks and 20 tackles. The senior defensive end led a Pirate defense that allowed just over 14 points per game in October, the second-fewest in the Northwest Conference. Wilburg was named the NWC Defensive Student-Athlete of the Week on October 22
The other Pirates selected as student-athletes of the month in their sports are:
Men's Cross Country: Joel Mott
Women's Golf: Allie Slingsby
Men's Golf: Derrick Phelps
Women's Soccer: Arielle Van Peursem
Men's Soccer: Jose Bautista
Volleyball: Jessica Schmautz