Featuring top-performing student-athletes Chelsey Chamberlain, Cathlene Goya, Michael Hunker, Kevin Schwartz and Jared Van Hoon.
The senior was named as Pacific’s Co-Outstanding Female Senior Athlete after becoming the Boxers’ first-ever four-time All-NWC Women’s Tennis First Team selection. Goya went 13-4 this season and advanced to the round of 16 at the prestigious Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament. Goya finished with 36 career wins in singles and 38 in doubles.
The Grants Pass, Ore., native is the first Pacific player to be named to the All-NWC First Team since 1987. She finished second for the Boxers with a .330 batting average and had six wins in the circle. Chamberlain was named Pacific’s 2012 Co-Outstanding Female Senior Athlete.
Van Hoon, a starting infielder and relief pitcher for the Boxers, was named First Team All-NWC at both selections and named to the AFCA All-West Region Team. Van Hoon batted .275 and amassed a 0.63 earned run average as he helped lead Pacific to its first NWC baseball title in 33 years.
The four-year outfielder was named as Pacific’s 2012 Outstanding Male Senior Athlete. Schwartz was an Honorable Mention All-NWC selection, batting .327 with 49 hits, 30 runs and 24 runs batted in. Schwartz also went errorless as the Boxers’ starting center fielder for the third consecutive season.
The hurdles specialist was an All-NWC selection twice over, placing second in the 400-meter hurdles and third in the 110-meter hurdles at the NWC Championships in Tacoma, Wash. Hunker led the Boxers to a sixth-place finish in the conference meet.