The NAIA announced Tuesday that Mike Safford is the recipient of the 2016 Clarence “Ike” Pearson Award, given annually to an outstanding NAIA communications and sports information director. He will receive the award in June at the College Sports Information Directors Association Convention in Dallas, Texas.
BOISE STATE WOMEN’S GOLF: Samantha Martin finished in a tie for 15th place Tuesday at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic in Fort Collins, Colo., giving her 21 career top-25 finishes. Martin shot a final-round 73 to finish at 6-over 222 and lead the squad, which finished fifth in the 17-team field. Genevive Ling, who entered the day tied for second, was tied for 23rd at 7-over after an 81.
BSU SWIMMING: Meghan Hawthorne, a four-time All-American at USC and former U.S. national team member, has joined the staff as an assistant coach.
BSU WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY: Freshman Allie Ostrander is the Mountain West Athlete of the Week.
NORTHWEST NAZARENE MEN’S SOCCER: Abraham Placito headed in a corner kick in the 89th minute to give the Crusaders (4-1) a 1-0 victory over Dominican in San Rafael, Calif.