Oregon’s Justin Herbert and Satou Sabally each received a Tom Hansen Conference Medal from the Pac-12, an award given annually to the outstanding male and female graduating student-athletes from each school based on scholarship, athletics and leadership.
Herbert, a general science major with a 4.01 grade point average, led Oregon to the Pac-12 football championship and Rose Bowl victory before being drafted by the Los Angeles Chargers with the sixth overall pick in April’s NFL draft. He threw for 3,471 yards and 32 touchdowns as a senior
Sabally averaged 16.2 points and 6.9 rebounds per game as a junior to help Oregon win the conference title in women’s basketball. Sabally, who has a 3.46 GPA in general social sciences: crime, law and society, is on track to graduate this year. She declared early for the WNBA Draft and was selected second overall by the Dallas Wings.
Basketball players Tres Tinkle and Mikayla Pivec received the Hansen medals for Oregon State.
Tinkle, a speech communications major with a 3.13 GPA, was an all-Pac-12 selection who set the school’s career scoring record at 2,233. Pivec, who earned a Bachelor’s in biohealth science with a 3.93 GPA, averaged 14.8 points and 9.3 rebounds as a senior.