Cheney, Wash. – Senior volleyball student-athlete Allie Schumacher and redshirt junior football student-athlete Jordan West have been selected by the Eastern Washington University Athletics Department as its October Scholar-Athletes of the Month, as announced Monday, Nov. 2.
A Puyallup, Wash., native, Schumacher owns a 3.26 grade point average as a Women’s and Gender Studies major. West hails from Maple Valley, Wash., and sports a 3.28 GPA as a business management major.
Schumacher led EWU Volleyball to a 7-3 record in October, including a five-match winning streak to start the month. She recorded double-digit kills in six of the Eagles’ 10 matches, highlighted by a season-high 23 kills against Montana State on Friday, Oct. 30. Her stellar play has Eastern atop the Big Sky North Division standings and back in the conference tournament for the first time since 2011.
West threw for 13 touchdowns in EWU’s four games in October, leading the Eagles to a perfect 4-0 record for the month. He averaged 274 passing yards over Eastern’s four games, highlighted by a 428-yard, four-touchdown performance against Northern Colorado on Saturday, Oct. 24. West’s play as the Eagles atop the Big Sky standings and ranked No. 4 nationally in both the media and coaches’ polls.
2015-16 Scholar-Athletes of the Month
September – Chloe Williams (Soccer), Cooper Kupp (Football)