Puget Sound earns 119 Scholar-Athlete honors

Puget Sound earns 119 Scholar-Athlete honors

TACOMA, Washington – Nicole Bouche '19 and Sam Gonzalez '19 headline Puget Sound's 119 Northwest Conference Scholar-Athlete honors, the NWC announced this week.

In order to qualify as a NWC Scholar-Athlete, student-athletes must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA and must have participated throughout an entire varsity season.

Both Bouche and Gonzalez were named NWC First Team Scholar-Athletes. They each graduated with a 3.96 GPA. Following her final collegiate women's tennis season, Bouche was named to All-NWC Second Team. Bouche, a biology major with a minor in French, posted a 10-5 record at No. 2 singles, and was 11-4 at No. 1 doubles.  

Through 58 career games with the men's soccer team, Gonzalez started on the back line in 54. During his senior season, the captain became the third Puget Sound student-athlete in five years to be named a College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-American.

Bouche received Puget Sound's John Heinrick Award for Most Inspirational Student-Athlete, and Gonzalez received the Harry Werbisky Award for Scholarship, Skill, and Determination.

Puget Sound women's soccer placed 15 NWC Scholar-Athletes, followed by women's crew (12), volleyball (11), baseball (9), women's cross country (8), football (7), men's soccer (7), women's swimming (5), and men's basketball (5).

Click HERE for the complete NWC Scholar-Athlete list.