February Bruchi's/Whitworth Athlete of the Month
Men's swimming sophomore Wes Tatum and women’s swimming junior Kate Duvall have been selected by the Whitworth sports information staff as the Bruchi’s Athletes of the Month based on their performances during the month of February.
Wes Tatum, So.
Wes was one of Whitworth’s individual high-scorers at the NWC championships, helping lead the Pirates to their 11th straight conference crown. He finished fifth in the 200 I.M., second in the 100 butterfly and second in the 200 butterfly – breaking a long-standing school record in the 200 distance. He was also on the winning 200 medley relay.
Kate Duvall, Jr.
Kate earned Outstanding Women’s Swimmer at the NWC championships after she won all three of her individual events (500 free, 100 back, 200 back) and was also part of three winning relays. As part of the 400 medley relay, Kate helped set a new Northwest Conference record. The Pirates rolled to the NWC team championship.
The following student-athletes were also honored as Athletes of
the Month in their respective sports:
Baseball: Josh Davis, So., C
Women’s Basketball: Emily Travis, Sr., G
Men’s Basketball: Colton McCargar, Jr., G
Softball: Riley Fritz, So., P/UT
Women’s Tennis: Megan Wingfield, Sr.
Men’s Tennis: John Talbot, Jr.
Men’s Track & Field: Carter Comito, Sr.
Women’s Track & Field: Christina Dobbins, So.