NNU's Moore, SMU's Stabler Among Red Lion Honorees
Grayson Moore made 10 of 17 three-point shots more than doubling his three-point total on the season.
Grayson Moore made 10 of 17 three-point shots more than doubling his three-point total on the season.

Monday, December 16, 2013

PORTLAND, Ore. -  Grayson Moore of Northwest Nazarene and Krista Stabler of Saint Martin's have been selected the GNAC Red Lion Men's and Women's Basketball Players of the Week for the Week of Dec. 9-15.

Earning GNAC Red Lion Athlete of the Week honors for indoor track in field were NNU's Rimar Christie and Natalie Evans.


Men  - Grayson Moore, Northwest Nazarene (G, 6-6, So., Logan, UT – Sheridan College) had back-to-back career highs in scoring 47 points as the Crusaders split two games.  He scored 22 points and also had nine rebounds, three assists, three blocks and a steal in a 79-62 loss to College of Idaho Wednesday.  Moore accounted  for 35.5 percent of the Crusaders’ points and 26.5 percent of its rebounds in the contest.  He converted on 6-of-10 three-pointers as NNU cashed in on 11-of-27 overall.  Moore followed that up with a 25-point, seven-rebound performance Saturday in a 88-82 win over Walla Walla.  He made 4-of-7 treys in that contest finishing the week with a 58.8 percentage from the arc (10-of-17) after beginning the week shooting just 21.6 percent on treys (8-of-37).

Honorable Mention -   Ryan Rogers, Saint Martin’s (F, 6-4, Jr., Auburn, WA – Lower Columbia) scored 22 points on 9-of-18 shooting and also had nine rebounds in a 74-64 win over Pacific Lutheran.   Rogers has scored 20 or more points in three of the Saints’ last five games including back-to-back contests.

Women  - Krista Stabler, Saint Martin’s (G, 5-6, So., Silverdale, WA - Central Kitsap) finished with a career-high 18 points on 5-of-9 shooting from the field while she was 8-of-10  from the line against Hawaii Hilo on Saturday. She also had career highs in rebounds with six and assists with four while adding two steals and committing zero turnovers in 27 minutes off the bench.

Indoor Track & Field

Men – Rimar Christie, Northwest Nazarene (Jr., St, Michael, Barbados) finished second in the 60 meters at the Jacksons Open and Multi in Nampa.  Christie’s time of 6.90 was a NNU school record and ranks fifth all-time in GNAC history.  His previous best was 6.91 came in the prelims of last year’s conference championships.

Women – Natalie Evans, Northwest Nazarene (Sr., New Plymouth, ID) won the mile at the Jacksons’ Open and Multi.  Evans was clocked in a time of 5:04.39.  She also led the Crusaders to a second place finish in the 4x400 relay in a time of 4:04.59, just .02 seconds in back of host Boise State.