Two track and field athletes honored, Catelli for men and Drake for women
COLLEGE: WWU Female co-Athlete of the Year for 2002-03 and Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year for 2001-02 and 2002-03 ? Enters season ranked No.3 among Western?s career assist leaders with 3,025 (160 short of second) ? First-team AVCA/NCAA II All-American and first-team AVCA and Daktronics and Pacific Region all-star last season ? Great Northwest Athletic Conference Player of the Year ? First-team Verizon District VIII College Division and GNAC academic all-star ? Played in all 26 matches and 93 games ? Ranked fifth nationally in assists, breaking her own school record with 13.59 assists per game average ? Had 1,294 assists, 86 kills (0.92) and .361 attack percentage, 22 service aces (0.24), 243 digs (2.61) and 37 blocks (0.40) ? Second-team Verizon Academic District VIII all-star, first-team GNAC all-star and GNAC academic all-star in 2001 ? Played in all 29 matches and 110 games ? Had 1,390 assists (12.64), third-highest total in school history, 67 kills (0.61) and .375 attack percentage, 27 service aces (0.25), 258 digs (2.35) and 30 blocks (0.27) ? GNAC Player of the Week ? Played in 22 matches and 47 games in 2000 ? Had 371 assists (7.89), 104 digs (2.21), 7 service aces (0.15), 12 kills (0.26) and 10 blocks (0.21) ? Career highs are 65 assists versus Alaska Fairbanks on 9/28/01, 24 digs versus Seattle Pacific on 11/10/01 and 9 kills vs. Alaska Fairbanks on 11/3/01 ? Three letters ? Redshirt at University of Idaho in 1999.
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all-Seamount League pick for third straight year as senior at Mount Rainier High School ? Helped Rams to 35-1 record, district title, and first round of Class 3A state tournament ? Team ranked No.1 in state nearly entire season ?Set school records in assists for season and career ? Played on team that placed eighth at state as junior ? Four-year starter and letter winner ? Also lettered two years in tennis.
PERSONAL: Major is earth science/secondary education.