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Thomas, DeGooyer named All-NWC

Wed., Nov. 14, 2012

Whitworth Pirates senior running back Ronnie Thomas and senior wide receiver Jake DeGooyer were named to the All-Northwest Conference first team on Tuesday.

Thomas led the conference in rushing with 1,239 yards and touchdowns with 13. Thomas averaged 4.5 yards per carry and 123.9 yards per game with just one fumble in 274 carries. He is a first-team honoree for the second straight season.

DeGooyer was second in the conference in receptions with 73 and receiving yards with 1,015. He scored eight touchdowns and averaged 7.3 catches and 101.5 yards per game. He was a second-team selection in 2011.

Pirates junior defensive end Aaron Cochran, senior offensive tackle Nate Guthrie and junior tight end Wade Meyer were named to the all-conference second team.

• Gonzaga Bulldogs junior midfielder Nick Hamer was named to the West Coast Conference first team in men’s soccer. Hamer, a graduate of Mead High School, was a second-team selection last season.

Bulldogs sophomore midfielder Lars Ludwigs was a second-team selection.

• Eastern Washington Eagles sophomore Martin Seiferth was named the Big Sky Conference player of the week after scoring 27 points with 17 rebounds and a school-record seven blocked shots in a 96-79 loss to Cal State Northridge.

The 6-foot-10 transfer from the University of Oregon eclipsed Dexter Griffin’s six-block effort in a 1987 game against Idaho State.

• Idaho Vandals sophomore Rachel Millet earned her second Western Athletic Conference swimmer of the week honor after winning three individual races and a relay race in a victory over Northern Arizona.

Millet has posted the WAC’s best times in the 50 freestyle and the 200 individual medley.

Men’s basketball

Keon Lewis came off the bench to score a game-high 13 points and lead North Idaho to an 80-54 win over a Gonzaga Bulldogs club team in Moscow, Idaho.

Kaj Sherman added 10 points and a game-high seven rebounds for NIC.


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