Aug 01, 2017

107 Bruins Named Northwest Conference Scholar-Athletes

NEWBERG, Ore. --- The Northwest Conference announced the 2016-17 NWC Scholar-Athletes Tuesday, with a record-breaking 107 Bruins earning a spot on the prestigious list.

The 2016-17 NWC Scholar-Athletes List

To be eligible, a student-athlete must achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher at the end of the academic year, and must have participated throughout the entire varsity season.

Twenty-one of the Bruins who were recognized for their classroom achievements also earned a first team or second team All-NWC honor during their respective sports season. That group is as follows: Andrew Reichenbach (first team, baseball), Kimberly Frost (second team, women's basketball), Caleb Dalzell (second team, football/track and field), Mason Koch (first team, men's golf), Rachel Drgastin (Freshman of the Year, first team, women's golf), Iris Kawada (first team, women's golf), Katelyn Bradshaw (first team, women's lacrosse), Jennifer Burke (first team, women's lacrosse), Miranda Edwords (first team, women's lacrosse), Jess Hanson (first team, women's lacrosse), Sarah Tuemmler (first team, women's tennis), David Guild (first team, men's track and field), Dakota Buhler (first team, women's track and field), Macadia Calavan (first team, women's track and field), Asia Greene (first team, women's track and field), Sarah King (first team, women's track and field), Lis Larsen (first team, women's track and field), Kiana Rasubala (first team, women's track and field), Sierra Roberston (first team, women's track and field) and Victoria Schroeder (first team, women's track and field).

The women's track and field team recorded the most NWC Scholar-Athletes with 25.

The Northwest Conference, affiliated with the NCAA Division III, offers championships in football, volleyball, baseball, softball, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's basketball, women's lacrosse, men's and women's swimming, men's and women's tennis and outdoor men's and women's track and field.

For the first time in the conference's history, a record-breaking 1,083 student-athletes were recognized for their performance in the classroom and on the field of play.