California State-San Marcos' Heather Thompson and De'End Parker have earned top honors in the Association of Independent Institutions Conference this week as Thompson has been named the Female Athlete of the Week, while Parker has been named the Male Athlete of the Week for the week of March 3-9.
Thompson and Parker helped guide their respective teams to their A.i.i Division I basketball conference championships this past week.
MARIETTA, Ga. – The No. 1 Cal State San Marcos men's basketball team won its first-ever Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) Division I Conference Championship with a 112-95 win over host Life (Ga.) on Sunday afternoon at the Eagles' Nest.
The Cougars have won 21 straight games and stand at 30-1 overall. They receive the A.I.I.'s automatic berth to the 77th-annual Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship, March 19-25 at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo. The Cougars will be making their second straight appearance.