Seattle University women clean up in WAC basketball honors
Seattle University won the regular-season title and swept the postseason awards. The Redhawks are entering the Western Athletic Conference...
Seattle University won the regular-season title and swept the postseason awards.
The Redhawks are entering the Western Athletic Conference tournament this week in Las Vegas toting heavy hardware.
Junior forward Kacie Sowell was voted player of the year and Joan Bonvicini is WAC coach of the year. Junior guard Sylvia Shephard is the conference's defensive player of the year and also a second-team all-conference pick.
Senior guard Daidra Brown joined Shephard on the all-defensive team.
Eastern Washington had three individuals honored on the All-Big Sky Conference women's team.
Lexie Nelson was one of six players on the first team, while Carrie Ojeda was honorable mention.
Hayley Hodgins was Most Outstanding Freshman, becoming the first EWU player since 1993 to earn the honor.
• Eastern Washington forward Venky Jois was selected as the Big Sky men's freshman of the year.
Seattle University is 12th at 29-over-par 605 after two rounds of the Sacramento State Intercollegiate Cup at Valley Hi Country Club in Elk Grove, Calif.
• The Eastern Washington women, led by a top-five effort from Marissa Borja, are fourth after day one of the Jackrabbit Invitational in Primm, Nev.
• The Washington men (11-6) defeated Fresno State, 4-1.
• The Gonzaga women (7-4) downed Robert Morris 7-0.
Seattle Times staff reporter Jayda Evans contributed to this report.
From team reports.