Broncos Athletics

Santa Clara Scholar-Athletes of the Week (Feb. 3 - 9)

Ashley Campbell and Rick Ruso were named Santa Clara's Scholar-Athletes of the Week.

Ashley Campbell

The senior from Salem, Ore. helped the Broncos to a perfect 2-0 record last weekend, picking up wins over San Jose State and Saint Mary's. Saturday's victory at Saint Mary's gave head coach Abby Ryan her 100th win in her career at Santa Clara. Ashley contributed to the wins by teaming with Jenny Siegel for a pair of doubles wins. She and Siegel picked up an easy 8-1 victory over SJSU and followed that up with a 8-5 win at Saint Mary's. Off the court she has also excelled, posting a perfect 4.0 GPA in Communications during the Fall Quarter. Ashley and the rest of the women's tennis team combined to post the highest team GPA at Santa Clara during the Fall Quarter, registering a team GPA of 3.47.

Rick Ruso

The junior from Visalia, Calif., came up big in his singles match against Axel Elvick, defeating him by scores of 7-6 (5), 3-6 and 6-1 to give the Broncos their fourth point and the match victory over San Francisco by a 4-3 score. He and teammate Francisco Zepponi combined for an easy 8-2 victory in doubles action earlier this season against UC Santa Cruz. Off the court Rick has also excelled, posting a 3.64 GPA in Finance during the Fall Quarter. His GPA helped his team to the second highest team GPA at Santa Clara with their 3.32 team GPA.

Winter Quarter Winners

Kayla Huss & Justin Ahasic - Jan. 27 - Feb. 2
Kendra Rhea & Linden Tibbets - Jan. 20 - 26

Fall Quarter Winners

Tammy Annas & Ethan Rohde - Dec. 2 - 8
Megan Johnston & Jason Pan - Nov. 25 - Dec. 1
Milena Basile & Michael Helms - Nov. 18 - 24
Aly Wagner & Logan Gee - Nov. 11 - 17
Katie Hansen & Benjamin Gauen - Nov. 4 - 10
Chrissy Hirsch & Cindy Hirsch - Oct. 28 - Nov. 3
Christine Limbers & Devin Skrade - Oct. 21 - 27
Amy Grabill & Erich Chen - Oct. 14 - 20
Erin Pearson & Peter Moore - Oct. 7 - 13
Robin Bell & Will Weatherly - Sept. 30 - Oct. 6