Turk Lords, Wrestling
Lords, a diesel technology and agriculture mechanics major, became the sixth wrestlerin the 44-year history of the NAIA to achieve four individual national titles with his 197-pound championship last weekend at the NAIA national tournament in St. Charles, Mo.
At the tournament, Lords defeated his first three opponents by pin in times of 52 seconds, 4:38 and 4:22. He then defeated Southern Oregon's Wesley Balensifer 12-2 in the final.
Lords has won all of his NAIA championship matches by a combined score of 41-3.
Lords completed his college career with a 126-10 overall record, and all of those losses were against NCAA Division I wrestlers ranked in the top seven at the time.
Lords finished 50-2 in dual meets while at Northern.
His parents are Ron and Lou Lords.
Paula Owens, Women's basketball
Owens, a communications major, recorded two double-doubles during the Frontier Conference basketball tournament in Lewiston, Idaho.
Owens had 12 points and 10 rebounds against Great Falls, 17 points and 12 rebounds against Western Montana, and eight points and six rebounds against Lewis-Clark State.
During the tournament, Owens made 10 of 24 field-goal attempts and 16 of 22 tries from the foul line.
Her parents are Robert Owens and Rosalee Thomas.