October 17, 2012

Klein Named NWC Athlete Of The Week

SEATTLE – Senior Matt Klein was named the Northwest Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for men's cross country the conference announced on Tuesday.

Klein led the Loggers to their first team win of the season at the Pioneer Invitational. The Loggers took on four other NWC teams at the 8k race and came out the winners as a team by 31 points. Klein took second overall but was the top collegiate finisher at the meet with a 25:54.10, leading a trio of Loggers in the top-10.

This is the second NWC weekly honor of the year for Klein, who began the season with the same honor.

Klein will look to lead the Loggers at the NWC Championships on Oct. 27 in Forest Grove, Ore.