Sept. 17, 2012
SEATTLE - Shaq Thompson has been named the GoHuskies.com Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Sept. 10-16. This is the first such honor for Thompson and for the football team this season.
The freshman from Sacramento, Calif., Thompson led the Huskies with seven tackles (five solo, two assists), including two tackles for loss, one on a pass play and another on a run in Washington's 52-13 win over Portland State. Thompson also blocked a field goal attempt that was collected by teammate Tre Watson and returned 79 yards for a touchdown.
Other nominees include: Lindsay Elston (women's soccer), Dylan Tucker-Gangnes (men's soccer), Christine Babcock (women's cross country), Joey Bywater (men's cross country) and Gabbi Parker (volleyball).
2012-13 GoHuskies.com Student-Athlete of the Week:
Sept. 17 - Shaq Thompson (football)
Sept. 10 - Jaclyn Softli (women's soccer)
Sept. 3 - Stine Schoening (women's soccer)
Aug. 27 - Krista Vansant (volleyball)
Aug. 20 - Kari Davidson (women's soccer)