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WOU's Goularte, SPU's Reid Tabbed Players of the Week
Western Oregon's Dana Goularte reached the 1,000 point mark Thursday at the Las Vegas Challenge.
Western Oregon's Dana Goularte reached the 1,000 point mark Thursday at the Las Vegas Challenge.
Shawn Reid scored 30 points in 18 minutes to help the Falcons beat Dixie State 76-66.
Shawn Reid scored 30 points in 18 minutes to help the Falcons beat Dixie State 76-66.

Sunday, December 21, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. - Dana Goularte of Western Oregon and Shawn Reid of Seattle Pacific each helped their teams to 2-0 records at the Las Vegas Challenge Wednesday and Thursday and earned them Player of the Week honors for Dec. 15-21. 

Goularte reached 1,000 points in her career as the Wolves beat Holy Names 73-60 and Dixie State 66-53. Reid scored a career-high 30 points against Dixie State and sparked the Falcons to a 76-66 win. The Falcons also beat Rollins 74-54 at Orleand Arena.

Women's Basketball - Dana Goularte, Western Oregon (F, 6-0, Sr., Port Orchard, WA) scored 44 points and had a pair of double-doubles in two wins in Las Vegas last week. She also reached 1,000 points in her career in the Wolves second game of the Las Vegas Challenge. Her two double-doubles now give her six for the season. Goularte added 25 rebounds, seven assists, six steals and five blocks in Las Vegas as well.

Honorable Mention - Benissa Bulaya, Alaska (G, 5-6, Sr., Sacramento, CA); Jenna Buchanan, Alaska Anchorage (G, 5-8, Jr., Galena, AK); Jasmin Edwards, Central Washington (G, 5-5, Fr., Lynnwood, WA); Alisha Breen, Montana State Billings (F, 5-10, So., Choteau, MT); Taylor Simmons, Northwest Nazarene (G, 5-8, Jr., Middleton, ID); Suzanna Ohlsen, Seattle Pacific (G, 5-7, Sr., Monroe, WA); Kayla Bernsen, Western Washington (C, 6-3, Jr., Moses Lake, WA).

Men’s Basketball - Shawn Reid, Seattle Pacific (F, 6-4, Sr., Post Falls, ID) scored a team-best 36 points shooting 71.4 percent in leading the Falcons to wins over Dixie State (76-66) and Rollins (74-54) in the Las Vegas Challenge.  Reid made 15-of-21 shots, including 5-of-9 three-pointers.  He also led the Falcons with three steals.  Reid came off the bench against Dixie State with SPU trailing 17-2 and scored 30 points in just 18 minutes to rally SPU to the 10-point win.  Reid, whose previous SPU career-high was 13, made 12 of 15 shots, including 5-of-7 from the arc.

Honorable  Mention – Andy Avgi, Western Oregon (F, 6-6, Jr., Woodburn, OR); Erik Kinney, Northwest Nazarene (G, 6-4, Jr., Fairfield, CA - CSU Bakersfield); Emmanuel Johnson, MSU Billings (F, 6-7, Jr., San Antonio, TX – Frank Phillips); Jaamon Echols, Western Washington (G, 6-0, Jr., Seattle, WA – Rainier Beach & Odessa); Tyler Idowu, Saint Martin’s (F, 6-5, Sr., Oakland, CA – Merritt JC); Jordan Russell, Central Washington (G, 5-9, Jr., Tacoma, WA – Lincoln & Tacoma CC).

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