November Bruchi's/Whitworth Athletes of the Month

Ronnie Thomas takes a swing pass for a first down.
Ronnie Thomas takes a swing pass for a first down.

November Bruchi’s/Whitworth Athletes of the Month

Senior running back Ronnie Thomas and junior swimmer 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 November.

Ronnie Thomas, RB, Sr.
In Whitworth's final two games of the season Ronnie ran for 339 yards and scored three touchdowns.  He was named First Team All-Northwest Conference for the second straight season and his final 2012 rushing total of 1,239 yards is the fourth-highest single-season total in school history, as is his total of 13 touchdowns scored.

Kate Duvall, Jr.
Women’s Swimming
Kate has posted the conference's fast times in the 500-yard freestyle and 200-yard backstroke and the NWC's second-fastest time in the 100-yard backstroke.   Her time of 2:06.30 in the 200 back is an NCAA provisional qualifying mark.  She has led the Whitworth women to a 4-0 record in dual meets this season.


The following student-athletes were also honored as Athletes of the Month in their respective sports:
Men’s Basketball: George Valle, Fr.
Women’s Basketball: KC McConnell, Fr.
Men’s Cross Country: Chris MacMurray, Fr.
Women’s Cross Country: Christina Anderson, So.
Men’s Swimming: Aaron Vaccaro, Jr.
Volleyball: Abi Hedlund, Jr.