Highlighting the accomplishments of our student-athletes. Read more at goboxers.com.
Nate Olowo ’18
Nate Olowo (Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.) secured first team all-Northwest Conference honors for his efforts in 2017-2018. Olowo scored 362 points for an average of 14.5 points per game, made 59.3 percent of his shots from the field, grabbed 233 rebounds for an average of 9.3 rebounds per game on the season, and posted nine double-double performances in 25 games. He is the first Pacific player since Mitch Wettig in 2014-2015 to secure first team all-Northwest Conference honors.
Oscar Wight ’18
Oscar Wight (Adelaide, Australia) was named first team all-Northwest Conference during his senior season. He posted an 8-9 record, playing primarily at the No. 1 flight for the Boxers. Wight teamed up with Rayden Murata to post a 7-5 record in doubles play. In his four-year career, he has 34 singles wins and 51 doubles to date. The total 92 wins by Wight ranks among the most in school history.
Karen Du ’19
Women’s Track & Field
Karen Du (Santa Clarita, Calif.) at the 2018 Northwest Conference Championships won the women’s shot put (42-0.75) after finishing third in 2017. Earlier this year, she eclipsed the 38-year-old school record in the discus, held previously by Andrea Heilman, with a throw of 135-11. Her effort earned her Northwest Conference Field Student-Athlete of the Week honors. Twice in 2017-2018, she has been named the Boxer Club Female Athlete of the Month.
Briana Finau ’20
Briana Finau (Kane‘ohe, Hawai‘i) hit a hole-in-one during the Northwest Conference Spring Classic. Finau aced No. 9 from 148 yards out on the par 3 en route to a share of 15th-place finish at the tournament. Later this spring, she finished 20th at the Northwest Conference Championships. She was the top finisher for Pacific in all 10 events including seven top 10 finishes and five top finishes. She had a team-best scoring average of 82.63.
Kolby Nikolaisen ’20
Men’s Track & Field
Kolby Nikolaisen (Sumner, Wash.) broke one of the longest standing records in Pacific history, setting a new record in the pole vault. He later went on to break his own record, one week later, with a clearance of 15-7.75 at the Pacific Lu‘au Invitational on April 7. Following his record-setting performance, he was named the Boxer Club Male Athlete of the Month in March. Nikolaisen won the pole vault competition at both the Pacific Lu‘au Invitational and won the Puget Sound Scoring Meet.