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, November 6, 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 Muilenburg, Wide Receiver – Dakota Wesleyan
Dakota Wesleyan wide receiver Anthony Muilenburg is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Offensive Player of the Week. Muilenburg, a sophomore from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, totaled eight receptions for 144 yards with two touchdowns as the Tigers defeated Briar Cliff 49-14. He caught a 56 yard touchdown pass in the first quarter and the total yardage is a season single game high. Dakota Wesleyan totaled 400 total yards through the air and 561 yards of total offense as they improved to 5-4 with the win. The Tigers will host 7th ranked Morningside on Saturday in week eleven action at 1PM.
Defense – Jonathon Bos, Defensive Tackle - Midland
Midland defensive tackle Jonathon Bos is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Defensive Player of the Week. Bos, a sophomore from Clarkson, Nebraska, posted three solo and nine assist tackles as the Warriors won at Nebraska Wesleyan 14-6. In the win, the first against the Prairie Wolves since 2003 (first win in Lincoln since 1996), he also added 2.5 tackles for loss. 19th ranked Midland improved to 8-2 (7-2) in the GPAC and will host 15th ranked Northwestern on Saturday in a 1PM game in Fremont, Nebraska.
Special Teams – James Rodriquez, Kicker – Northwestern
Northwestern kicker James Rodriquez is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Special Teams Player of the Week. Rodriquez, a sophomore from Riverside, California, connected on four field goals in the Red Raiders win at home over Concordia 26-6. He made field goals of 49, 23, 28, and 31 yards. For the season he is 12-15 in field goals and 31-32 for extra points. 15th ranked Northwestern improved to 7-2 and will play at Midland on Saturday.
Week Ten GPAC Football Scoreboard
(1) University of Sioux Falls 49, Dordt College 0
Dakota Wesleyan University 49, Briar Cliff University 14
Hastings College 43, Doane College 21
(20) Midland University 14, Nebraska Wesleyan University 6
(15) Northwestern College 26, Concordia University 6
(8) Morningside College - Bye
Week Eleven GPAC Football Schedule
Doane College at Briar Cliff University
Nebraska Wesleyan University at Hastings College
(15) Northwestern College at (19) Midland University
(7) Morningside College at Dakota Wesleyan University
Concordia University at (1) University of Sioux Falls
Dordt College - Bye