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Whitworth's Monahan Earns Regional Honors

by Whitworth University Sports Information

SPOKANE, Wash. – Whitworth safety Casey Monahan, the Northwest Conference leader in interceptions and takeaways, has been named to the 2013 D3football.com All-West Region Team.

Monahan, a senior from Spokane, was selected to the Second Team.

Click here for the All-Region Team: http://www.d3football.com/awards/all-region/2013/index

Monahan led the Northwest Conference in 2013 with seven interceptions. He also added a pair of fumble recoveries for a league-high nine takeaways. Monahan was Whitworth’s leading tackler with 54 total stops, 40 of which were solo tackles.

Monahan’s best games came against Whitworth’s toughest competition. He had ten tackles, three pass deflections and an interception against second-ranked Linfield on October 19th. Against nationally-ranked Pacific Lutheran on November 9th Monahan had eight tackles, seven solo, and a pass breakup. He accounted for three takeaways (two interceptions and a fumble recovery) in a win at Puget Sound on October 26th.

Monahan will now turn his attention to track and field, where he is the two-time defending Northwest Conference champion in the 110 meter hurdles.