Petrusev, Townsend named WCC players of the year

SPOKANE, Wash. – The men’s and women’s West Coast Conference players of the year are both Zags.

Filip Petrusev and Jill Townsend were both honored Tuesday.

Petrusev, Corey Kispert and Killian Tillie were named All-WCC First Team selections, as well. Joel Ayayi and Ryan Woolridge were named honorable mention All-Conference, while Drew Timme was selected to the league’s All-Freshman team.

Five members of the women’s name were named to the 2020 All-West Coast Conference Team. Townsend and Jenn Wirth were selected to the first team, while Katie Campbell picked up second team honors. Jessie Loera was named an All-WCC honorable mention and Kayleigh Truong was selected to the WCC All-Freshman Team.

“I’m really happy for our players who have been recognized for their accomplishments this season,” head coach Lisa Fortier. “We preach team success heavily within our program, but at the same time, we rely on players performing their best. Having five players included in this list is a testament to this team’s depth.”