Kuteira and Hunt Earn All-Northwest Conference Honors

SALEM, OR- Seniors Rio Kuteira and Kris Hunt took first and second place at the Northwest Conference Men’s Golf Championships last week, earning both All-NWC honors.

Kuteira (74-68-73), shot a 1-under par 215 to win his second NWC individual title in three years. A native from Arcata, CA, Kuteira had the tournament’s only sub-70 round, shooting 68 in the second round.

Hunt (pictured left) took second place shooting 73-71-73 for a total of 217, giving him his fourth straight All-NWC award. Hunt is one of nine athletes in the last 40 years to receive a four-time All-NWC title.

Willamette took second place at the tournament, just three strokes behind Whitworth College with 895.