Week of October 15-21
Whitworth had three soccer student-athletes honored by the Northwest Conference as Student-Athletes of the Week. Junior Balin Larson earned the defensive Student-Athlete of the Week for men’s soccer while junior Andrew French earned the offensive Student-Athlete of the Week for men’s soccer. Freshman Hannah Bokma earned the offensive Student-Athlete of the Week for women’s soccer.
Jr., Seattle, Wash./ Ballard/Bellevue CC
Senior Balin Larson earned the men’s soccer defensive Student-Athlete of the Week honor for the second time this season. Whitworth's defense allowed only nine total shots and two shots on goal in a pair of weekend wins against Pacific (Ore.) and George Fox. Larson led that effort from his center-back position.
Jr., Lacey, Wash./Timberline
Junior Andrew French earned his first Student-Athlete of the Week honor this season after a big weekend against Pacific (Ore.) and George Fox.. French had a huge weekend with three goals and an assist in Whitworth's two wins over the weekend. The Pirates' two wins moved Whitworth within one win of clinching the NWC championship.
Fr., Spokane, Wash./Shadle Park
Freshman Hannah Bokma earned her first Student-Athlete of the Week honor this week. Bokma earned the honors after scoring the game-winning goal against Pacific (Ore.) in overtime on Saturday and then again against George Fox on Sunday. Bokma has scored three goals this season, all of which have been match-deciders.