Apr 16, 2019

King Earns National Athlete of the Week and NWC Student-Athlete of the Week

A Winning Tradition

 
  • 8 Northwest Conference Championships - Women (2000, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018)
  • 2 Northwest Conference Championship - Men (2017, 2018)
  • 10 Conference / District Coaches of the Year
  • 130 All-Americans (68 men, 62 women)
  • 8 Men's National Champions (5 NAIA, 3 NCAA)
  • 13 Women's National Champions (2 USTFF, 7 NAIA, 4 NCAA)
  • 38 Academic All-Americans (17 men, 21 women)
  • 1 Academic All-American of the Year (Ryan Chaney, 1997)
  • Three Ad Rutschman Small College Athlete of the Year (Irene Johnson - 2011, Joel Krebs - 2007, Michelle Forbes - 2004)
  • One Bill Hayward Amateur Athlete of the Year - Female Finalists (Jill Beals - 1992)
  • 1 Cascade Conference Men's Championship (1995)
  • 2 NAIA District Men's Championships (1979, 1980)
  • 12 NAIA Women's National Meets (4 Top 10 finishes)
  • 1 NAIA Women's District Championships (1992)
  • 1 NAIA Female Athlete of the Year (Nancy Rismiller, 1996)
  • 2 Women's Conference of Independent Colleges Championships (1979, 1980)
  • 1 Cascade Conference Women's Championship (1995)
 

HILLSBORO --- George Fox's Sarah King has been named Northwest Conference Student-Athlete of the Week and the NCAA Division III National Athlete of the Week after her performance in the women's 800m.

King, a senior from Carlton, Oregon, continues to pull in award after award in her final season as a Bruin. She recently won the women's 800m on April 13 at the Pacific Luau Invitational with a time of 2:09.83. Her time broke the George Fox school record, the stadium record at Pacific, and is the nation's top time in Div. III. She is also the currently ranked first in the nation in the women's 400m, is third in the women's 200m, and is 13th in the women's 100m.

This marks the second time in three weeks that King has earned the national award and a conference award during the outdoor season. She has been named National Athlete of the Week three times during her outdoor career at George Fox.

The outdoor track and field team will compete next at the Lewis & Clark Invitational on Saturday, April 20.