NWC News Desk
May 14, 2013
Solarin, Simao named athletes of the year
A pair of Northwest College athletes who will be continuing their playing careers at the NCAA Division I level were named athletes of the year at Northwest College on Wednesday night. Men’s basketball player Jeffrey Solarin and women’s soccer star Samhia Simao were recognized for standout careers for the Trappers.
April 25, 2013
Erickson looks forward
What’s in a name? For Northwest College men’s basketball coach Brian Erickson, everything. Erickson led the Trappers to a 22 11 record and a Region IX tournament semifinal appearance while serving as the team’s interim head coach this past winter. While the interim label had no bearing on the team’s success during the season, Erickson learned that wasn’t the case when it came to the recruiting trail.
April 23, 2013
Erickson officially made head coach for Northwest
A familiar face will return to the sidelines of Ken Rochlitz Court as the Northwest College Trappers officially named Brian Erickson head men’s basketball coach for the 2013-2014 season. Erickson coached the Northwest College Trappers to a 22-11 season and a Region IX tournament semifinal appearance while serving as interim head coach this past winter.
April 11, 2013
Solarin honored by NJCAA
Northwest College sophomore men’s basketball player Jeffery Solarin capped a brilliant two-year hardwood career for the Trappers by being named an NJCAA All American honorable mention on Monday. Solarin was one of three Region IX Players honored on the final national award list for the 2012-2013 season.
March 7, 2013
Trapper men ousted in semifinals
The Northwest College Trappers saw a late-season run through the Region IX tournament come screeching to a halt in the second half of their Tuesday night contest against Otero. The defending Region IX champion Rattlers used a 10-0 run midway through the second half to eliminate Northwest 75-63.
March 5, 2013
Trapper men advance at Region IX Tourney
The Northwest College Trappers rode a 33-point night from sophomore Junior Coleman to their first Region IX tournament victory in three seasons, winning 90-83 over Lamar in Sunday night’s opening round. The Trappers were in action Monday night in the quarterfinals against tournament host Casper, a team they split with during the regular season.
February 28, 2013
Overtime win carries NWC into tourney
An overtime victory at Gillette College and a bitter home defeat at the hands of Western Wyoming closed out the men’s basketball regular season for the Northwest College Trappers. Northwest finishes as the No. 5 seed from Region IX North with a 9-7 regional record and a 20-10 mark overall.
February 21, 2013
Solarin named national player of the week
Northwest College sophomore Jeffrey Solarin, a forward from Aurora, Colo., was named the national player of the week in Division I men’s basketball by the NJCAA on Wednesday.
February 19, 2013
Two wins for Trapper men
The Northwest College Trappers received a pair of monstrous double-double performances from sophomore Jeffrey Solarin as they picked up wins over Casper and Miles Community College over the weekend. The Trappers improve to 19-9 overall and 8-6 in Region IX North play.
February 12, 2013
Trapper teams sweep Little Big Horn
The Northwest College men’s and women’s basketball teams notched road victories over Little Big Horn College in their only action of the week. The Trapper men won by an 86-70 final score while the women came out on top of a 92-61 final.