Cheney, Wash. – Sophomore cross country student-athlete Sarah Reiter and redshirt senior football student-athlete Mario Brown have been selected by the Eastern Washington University Athletics Department as its October Scholar-Athletes of the Month, announced Tuesday, Oct. 7.
Hailing from Renton, Wash., Reiter is a marketing and international business major with a 3.75 grade point average. Brown sports a 3.29 grade point average as a communications major after graduating from Bishop O’Dowd High School in Berkeley, Calif.
Reiter has had a strong start to the season for the Eagles after transferring from Montana State prior to the 2013 season. She was named the Big Sky Conference Female Athlete of the Week on Sept. 23 after placing first at the Big Sky Cross Country Triangular Meet with a time of 17:42 on the 5,000-meter course.
Brown has played a vital role in Eastern’s offensive success so far this season, racking up a pair of touchdowns in the month of September. He carried the ball 13 times against UC Davis on Sept. 27, finishing with 78 rushing yards. Brown currently ranks second on the team with an average of 55.0 yards per game and has scored three times on the year.
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