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Where are they now - Ashli Payne & Brendan Westendorf

Brendan Westendorf in action

Brendan Westendorf
Big Bend Men's Basketball (2012-2014)
Junior at Seattle University

NWAC Accomplishments
Named East Region MVP in back to back seasons…  NWAC Baden Player of the year in 2014... Averaged 22.2 ppg, 5.8 apg, and 6.7 rpg as a freshman... was 7th in the NWAC in steals 3rd in scoring and 2nd in assists leading Big Bend to 4th place NWAC Finish ... Averaged 29.5 ppg, 4.4 apg, and 8.6 rpg as a sophomore...Recorded 9 double doubles during the season and finished 10th in the NWAC in assists, 10th in rebounding, and 1st in scoring

Seattle University
Redshirted the '14-'15 season at Seattle U… Has started in all 9 games of the '15-'16 season as a redshirt junior… Shooting 43% 3FG, averaging 6.2 RPG, and 12.6 PPG (2nd leading scorer on the team)… Was leading scorer (13) for Seattle in 52-66 loss to PAC-12 opponent Cal. 

Follow Brendan's junior season:
Seattle University Athletics Website
Twitter: @su_athletics

Ashli Payne in action

Ashli Payne
Umpqua Women's Basketball (2013-2015)
Junior at Eastern Washington University

NWAC Accomplishments
Averaged 17.8 points, 10.0 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game as a sophomore ... Led her team to a 27-5 record, an NWAC Southern Region title and a third-place finish at the NWAC Tournament ... Was a member of the 2015 WBCA Junior/Community College Coaches' All-America Team ... Was the NWAC Southern Region MVP as a freshman and sophomore ... Was also tabbed to the NWAC's Southern Region All-Defensive Team following the 2014-15 season ... Concluded her career as Umpqua CC's fifth-leading scorer with 1,127 career points and its second-leading rebounder with 635 boards.

Eastern Washington University
Has started in all 7 games thus far that she has appeared in… Averaging 9.7 PPG and 7.1 RPG… 3rd leading scorer on the team… 17 point performance against Big 10 opponent Northwestern in narrow 74-70 loss…Best game thus far, 16 point/14 rebound performance against Utah Valley.   

Follow Ashli's junior season:
Eastern Washington University Athletics Website
Twitter: @EWUAthletics

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