NWC Student-Athletes of the Week
Week of October 1-6
Whitworth had two student-athletes honored by the Northwest Conference. Freshman Lyle Rudnicki earned the men's golf Student-Athlete of the Week while senior Kyle Novak earn the defense Student-Athlete of the Week for men's soccer.
Fr. Redmond, Wash./Redmond
Freshman Lyle Rudnicki earned the Northwest Conference Men’s Golf Student Athlete of the Week honors after his outstanding performance at the Whitman Invitational. Rudnicki had his lowest scores of the season so far in Walla Walla. He shot a 69 in the both rounds of competition, leading his team to a first place finish at the Whitman Invitational. Rudnicki was three strokes ahead of George Fox’s Chris Lumsden and took first place in the player standings with his six-under-par score of 138.
Sr. Eugene, Ore./San Jose St.
Senior Kyle Novak earned the men's soccer Student-Athlete of the Week for defense after posting his ninth shutout of the season against Whitman over the weekend. Novak leads the league in shutouts this season. He had five saves during the Whitman game, with one during the final two seconds of regulation and a diving stop in the first overtime period. Whitworth went on to win the game 1-0 in 2OT.