David Force Named to First Team All-NWC, Miles Sandgathe named to Second Team All-NWC

Salem - Seniors David Force (Lake Oswego, Ore.; Sunset) and Miles Sandgathe (Springfield, Ore.; Lakeridge) received honors today by being named All-Northwest Conference 1st and 2nd team, respectively. This is the second year that Sandgathe was named to All-NWC second team, last year being his first.

For complete statistics log onto /www.willamette.edu/athletics/mbasketball/records_stats/2003-2004/teamcume.htm#TEAM.ROS

2003-04 All-Northwest Conference Men's Basketball Team

Coach of the Year: Eric Bridgeland, Puget Sound
Player of the Year: Matt Glynn, Puget Sound

First Team All-Northwest Conference: Points

Matt Glynn, Puget Sound (6-3, 180, Sr./Sr., G, El Dorado Hills, Calif.) 76 (6)
Bryan Depew, Whitworth (6-5, 215, Sr./Sr., F, Spokane, Wash.) 72 (1)
John Mietus, Lewis & Clark (6-7, 195, Sr./Sr., F, Spokane, Wash.) 64 (1)
David Force, Willamette (6-3, 205, Sr./Sr., G, Lake Oswego, Ore.) 54 (1)
Blake Shelton, Linfield (6-5, 175, Jr./Jr., G, Arlington, Texas) 39
Mark Gayman, George Fox (6-4, 215, Jr./Jr., F, Hillsboro, Ore.) 39

Second Team All-Northwest Conference:

Scott Bierlink, Whitworth (6-2, Sr./Sr., G, Quincy, Wash.) 38
Chase Curtiss, Puget Sound (6-2, 185, So./So., G, Santa Cruz, Calif.) 30
Greg Ricker, Whitman (6-2, 175, So./So., G, Seattle, Wash.) 24
Erin Gram, Pacific (5-8, 160, Sr.,Sr., G, Portland, Ore.) 22
Miles Sandgathe, Willamette (6-5, 205, Sr./Sr., P, Pleasant Hill, Ore.) 18

Honorable Mention All-Northwest Conference:

Danny Winchester, Lewis & Clark (6-0, 170, G, Sacramento, Calif.) 15
Brandon Kawazoe, Pacific (5-11, 165, So./So., Hilo, Hawaii) 2
Jeremy Cross (6-2, 190, Fr./Fr., G, Vista, Calif.) 1
Curtis Medved (6-1, 180, Fr./Fr., G, Olympia, Wash.) 1
Scott Szalay (6-7, 220, So./So., P, Everett, Wash.) 1

(First Place Votes in Parentheses).

Notes: Depew is the first four-year First Team All-NWC selection since Scott Davis of Lewis & Clark (1999-

Glynn not only earned his first Player of the Year award, he also earned his first First Team All-NWC selection.

Bridgeland wins his first Coach of the Year award.

Mietus was a First Team selection in 2002 and a Second Team choice in 2001. He did not play in 2003.