Whitman’s Johns earns NWC Athlete of Week

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WALLA WALLA — The Northwest Conference named Whitman’s Heather Johns, a redshirt sophomore, as its female Student-Athlete of the Week Tuesday after leading the Missionaries to a pair of victories over Puget Sound and Corban this past weekend.

Johns scored 20 points against UPS and 16 against Corban while also dishing out eight assists and five steals in the wins.

Johns, a 5-foot-7 guard, leads the team in assists per game at 3.4 and steals at 1.7. She also is second in scoring average (11.5) and minutes (27).

Johns transferred from St. Martins after her freshman season.

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