Dunn Named GPAC Player-of-the-Week
(GPAC Release) - The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) and Hauff Mid-America Sports are proud to announce the following football players-of-the-week for games played on Saturday, September 11, 2010. Hauff Mid-America Sports is the presenting sponsor of the 2010-2011 GPAC Players-of-the-Week and Players and Coaches-of-the-Year awards program.
Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Football Players-of-the-Week
Offense - Anthony Dunn, Quarterback - Doane
Doane quarterback Anthony Dunn is this week's GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Offensive Player-of-the-Week. Dunn, a junior from Papillion, Nebraska, completed 19-24 passes for 320 yards and five passing touchdowns as Doane defeated Dordt 36-10. This was Dunn's first 300-yard passing game and ranks sixth-best in school history. The Tigers evened their record at 1-1 on the season and will play at #1 Sioux Falls next Saturday in a 1PM kickoff.
Defense - Aaron Jansen, Linebacker - Northwestern
Northwestern linebacker Aaron Jansen is this week's GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Defensive Player-of-the-Week. Jansen, a sophomore from Orange City, Iowa, posted seven solo tackles as #23 Northwestern defeated #13 Hastings 24-10 on the road. In the win he also had an interception, recovered a fumble, and posted one tackle for loss. The Red Raiders are now 1-1 and will host Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday in a 1PM kickoff.
Special Teams - Braden Wieking, Kicker - Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls kicker Braden Wieking is this week's GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Special Teams Player-of-the-Week. Wieking, a sophomore from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was a perfect 3-3 on field goals as the Cougars defeated Midland 37-7. All three of kicks were over 40 yards and his long was 44. He also totaled eight kickoffs for 505 yards and two touchbacks. In the game he scored 16 points. Top ranked Sioux Falls is now 2-0 and will host Doane at 1PM on Saturday at Bob Young Field.