Athletes of the week for April 20

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDApril 19, 2014 

JASMYNE NERIA

School: Lynden

Sport: Track and Field

Year: Freshman

What she did: At the Cashmere invitational, Neria placed first in the 400 with a time of 1 minute, 1.13 seconds, which is the fourth-ranked time in the 2A classification. She also ran legs in the Lions' winning 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams, which rank third and fourth in the state in the 2A classification.

Coach's quote: Jasmyne is working really hard to improve, and it is great to see her marks coming down. She is very coachable and a positive influence on her teammates," - Layne Hutchins.

DANIEL ERICKSON

School: Ferndale

Sport: Boys' Golf

Year: Junior

What he did: Erickson's round of 79 at the Grandview Golf Course on Tuesday, April 15, help the Golden Eagles win their first golf tournament in 12 years. He had never broken the 70's until that point in competition, and he was only one shot back of being his teams' highest finisher.

Coach's quote: Daniel is a coaches dream. Not only does he love the sport, he is a hard worker who has lofty goals. He will do everything in his power to achieve these goals, and has thus far. It's nice to work with a student athlete who takes on both academics and athletics with a passion. It will be interesting to see just how good he will get at this game," - Joel Wark.

OTHER NOMINEES

? Alex Parson, Nooksack Valley girls' track and field

? Oriana LoCicero, Bellingham girls' tennis

? Hannah Peterson, Sehome girls' golf

? Nick Nolan, Bellingham boys' tennis

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