Joel Walker of Oregon, who plays for men’s football, won the men’s Tom Hansen Medal for the 2021-2022 season. A current MBA candidate and holder of a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Walker was a 2021 Senior CLASS All-American, one of 10 finalists for this award, a 2020 Pac-12 Men’s Football Scholar of the Year, a two-time CoSIDA All Academician. – County Laureate, 3-time Fall Academic Pac-12 List Winner (2019–21) and 2018 Men’s Soccer First Academic Team. On the field, Walker was a 2019 All-Pac-12 First Team player with six goals and four assists in his junior season. He helped Oregon State to 49 wins and three NCAA Tournament appearances in five seasons. Walker was also President of the Oregon Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) 2020-2021, co-founder of the Change Dam Initiative, and actively involved in the Dam Is Worth It.