Sept. 5, 2011
SEATTLE - Football junior Desmond Trufant was named the Gohuskies.com Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Aug. 29 - Sept. 4. This is the first-ever such honor for Trufant.
Trufant, a cornerback from Tacoma, Wash., led the Husky defense in the season-opener vs. Eastern Washington with 11 total tackles. He had eight solo tackles and three assisted.
Trufant also forced a fumble and head a break up but is best known in the game for his interception in the end zone as time expired to secure the victory.
Other nominees include: Brent Richards (men's soccer), Sarah Martinez (women's soccer), Eleanor Fulton (women's cross country), Taylor Carlson (men's cross country) and Evan Sanders (volleyball).
2011-12 Gohuskies.com Student-Athlete's Of The Week:
Sept. 4 - Desmond Trufant (football)
Aug. 28 - Krista Vansant (volleyball)
Aug. 22 - Brianna Sweeney (women's soccer)