04/21/2011 – Three spring sport athletes were honored by the WHAC for their performances in last week's competitions. Abby Hagan (Women's Golf), Emily Smith (Women's Track & Field) and Devin Lea (Men's Track & Field) all received the WHAC Player of the Week honor in their respective sports.
Abby (Flint Powers High School) won the Hope College Invitational by five strokes and broke the Aquinas school record for a round (76). The tournament was played at Wuskowhan Players Club in Holland.
Emily (Port Huron High School) won the discus at the Northwood Invitational with a toss of 149-4. Smith won the competition by over 12 feet. Smith's mark is an automatic qualifier for the NAIA National Championships which will be held in Marion, Indiana at the end of May.
Devin (Grand Ledge High School) stayed perfect in the 2011 outdoor season as he won his second 5k in a row. Lea defended his title in the 5k from last year's Northwood Invitational in a time of 15:04. Lea won the race by 22 seconds and led six Saints who finished in the top eight of the race.