Two track and field athletes honored, Catelli for men and Drake for women
COLLEGE: 2001-02 WWU Male Athlete of the Year ? One of nine finalists for 2001 Harlon Hill Trophy (NCAA II Player of the Year) ? Ranked No.15 among senior quarterbacks in all divisions by The Sporting News ? Selected to play in Cactus Bowl All-Star game (NCAA II seniors) ? Honorable mention Football Gazette All-American ? First-team Little All-Northwest selection ? Set school career records for total yards (7,877), total plays (1,221) and completion percentage (60.7), and tied mark for touchdown passes (67) ? Started every game during three-year career (23-9 record) ? Passed for 7,139 yards, completing 549-of-905 passes with just 15 intercepted ? Ran for 738 yards (2.3 avg. per carry), most by WWU quarterback, and 17 touchdowns (scored 104 points) ? Great Northwest Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year as senior in 2001 ? Team co-captain ? Started all 11 games ? Ranked No.9 nationally in pass efficiency (154.2) and No.12 in total offense (3,069, 270.9) ? Had school-record 61.5 completion percentage (203-of-330), passing for 2,778 yards and 25 touchdowns with only 5 interceptions ? Passing yardage and touchdown pass totals were both second-highest in school history? Ran for 291 yards, most ever by Viking quarterback, and 5 touchdowns ? Passed for 300 yards a school season-record five times ? Threw for 408 yards, third-highest total in school history, and 4 touchdowns against Fort Lewis CO ? Had string of 164 passes without an interception ? Verizon District VIII College Division and GNAC academic all-star ? Football Gazette National DII Player of the Week and three times named GNAC Offensive Player of the Week ? Columbia Football Association Offensive Player of the Year and second-team Little All-Northwest choice as junior in 2000 ? CFA Academic all-star ? Ranked No.8 nationally in passing offense (197.5 avg.) and No.27 in total offense (223.5) ? Started all 10 games in 2000 ? Passed for 1,975 yards and 21 touchdowns, completing 153 of 256 attempts (59.8 pct.) with just 4 interceptions ? Ran for 260 yards and scored 8 touchdowns ? Also scored on 2-point conversion run for total of 50 points ? Tied school game mark by throwing 5 touchdown passes against West Texas A&M ? Twice named CFA Offensive Player of the Week ? Had string of 123 passes without interception ? Team offensive Player of the Year ? Third-team USA Football Sophomore All-American, second-team Little All-Northwest and first-team all-CFA as sophomore in 1999 ? Three times named CFA Offensive Player of the Week ? Ranked No.11 nationally in passing offense (216.9) and No.27 in total offense (233.9) ? Started all 11 games ? Passed for 2,386 yards, fourth highest total in school history, completing 193 of 319 attempts (60.5 pct.) ? Threw 21 touchdown passes and just 6 interceptions ? Had eight games with 200 or more total yards ? Had string of 139 passes without an interception ? Ran 105 times for 187 yards and 4 touchdowns ? Became first quarterback in school history to run for 100 yards in game (106 against Central Washington) ? Three letters ? Also attended Eastern Washington University ? Lettered in 1998 for Eagles ? Played in five games, completing 17 of 31 passes (51.5 percent) for 211 yards and one touchdown ? Started in 42-19 victory over Western, completing 8-of-14 passes for 132 yards and 1 touchdown ? Redshirt in 1997.
HIGH SCHOOL: Listed among Seattle Times Top 100 (red chip) state high school seniors ? Named East squad's MVP in state all-star game, helping team score 16 points in final 6:07 for 19-18 come-from-behind win over West ? Unanimous all-Big Nine Conference selection and co-Offensive Player of the Year as senior at Kamiakin High School ? Passed for school-record 1,987 yards and 23 touchdowns that season, and threw for 1,892 yards and 22 touchdowns as junior ? Set school career standards with 3,879 career passing yards and 45 touchdown passes ? Had just nine interceptions in 452 career attempts and 61.3 completion percentage ? Led KHS to 10-3 record as junior and 10-1 mark as senior ? Also starting point guard in basketball and standout pitcher in baseball.