Oct. 29, 2012
SEATTLE - Senior cornerback Desmond Trufant of the Husky football team has been named the GoHuskies.com Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 22-28.
The Tacoma, Wash., native played a huge part on defense as the Huskies upset No. 7 Oregon State in Seattle on Saturday night.
In the Huskies' 20-17 over previously unbeaten Oregon State, Trufant finished with a game-high 10 total tackles, including nine solo stops and one tackle for a loss as the Huskies broke a three-game losing streak with their second win over a top-10 foe this season.
Other nominees include: Lindsay Elston (women's soccer), Patrick Pacheco (men's soccer), Joey Bywater (men's cross country), Megan Goethals (women's cross country), Nicholas Kamisar (men's tennis), varsity 8 (women's crew), Julija Lukac (women's tennis) and Amanda Gil (volleyball).
2012-13 GoHuskies.com Student-Athlete of the Week:
Oct. 29 - Desmond Trufant (football)
Oct. 22 - varsity 8 (men's crew)
Oct. 15 - Nate Sackeyfio (men's soccer)
Oct. 8 - Chris Williams (men's golf)
Oct. 1 - Krista Vansant (volleyball)
Sept. 24 - Charlotte Thomas (women's golf)
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)