MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- Eureka College's James Douglas III (offense) and Wisconsin Lutheran College's Tony Orlando (defense) and Jake Buhler (special teams) have been named Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) Football Student-Athletes of the Week for games played Nov. 2, 2019, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
NACC Football Offensive Player of the Week
James Douglas III, Eureka College
Douglas, a senior wide receiver from Orlando, Florida, scored four total touchdowns in Eureka's 50-49 NACC win over Lakeland. He racked up 216 receiving yards and three touchdowns on just six receptions, scoring on receptions of 48, 16, and 65 yards, respectively. Douglas also added a touchdown run and added 88 yards on four kickoff returns, giving him 309 all-purpose yards on the day.
NACC Football Defensive Player of the Week
Tony Orlando, Wisconsin Lutheran College
Orlando, a senior defensive back from Hoffman Estates, Illinois, intercepted a pair of passes and broke up another in Wisconsin Lutheran's 17-14 win at Concordia Chicago Saturday. He tallied five tackles, including three solo stops.
NACC Football Special Teams Player of the Week
Jake Buhler, Wisconsin Lutheran College
Buhler, a junior placekicker from Greenville, Wisconsin, kicked the game-winning 43-yard field goal with 32 seconds left to send the Warriors past Concordia Chicago, 17-14, on Saturday. The field goal was the fourth-longest in program history and the longest in the NACC this season. The first-year kicker also made good on both of his extra-point tries.
NACC Football Student-Athletes of the Week
|Games Played||Offense||Defense||Special Teams|
|Sept. 5-7||Gavin Zimbelman, Aurora||Jalaan Owens, Benedictine||Tanner Kuhne, Eureka|
|Sept. 14||Jacolby Maxwell, Aurora||Dwayne Rackard III, CUW||Tanner Kuhne, Eureka|
|Sept. 21||Drew Barth, Eureka||Mykael Ignaszak, WLC||Gabe Christenson, CUW|
|Sept. 28||Dezmon Eddie, Lakeland||Sam Bartlett, Lakeland||Andrew Colley, Lakeland|
|Oct. 5||Lance Moise, CUC||Mykael Ignaszak, WLC||Tanner Mateus, Benedictine|
|Oct. 12||Gavin Zimbelman, Aurora||McNemon Vincent, Lakeland||Tanner Kuhne, Eureka|
|Oct. 19||Dezmon Eddie, Lakeland||Josiah McDermit, CUW||Kyle Ericsson, Lakeland|
|Oct. 26||Gavin Zimbelman, Aurora||Troy Stewart, CUW||Tanner Mateus, Benedictine|
|Nov. 2||James Douglas III, Eureka||Tony Orlando, WLC||Jake Buhler, WLC|
Last Week's Results
|Sat., Nov. 02||Wisconsin Lutheran *||17||Concordia Chicago||14||Final|
|Rockford *||27||Concordia Wisconsin||41||Final|
This Week's Games
|Sat., Nov. 09||Concordia Chicago *||28||Rockford||25||Final|
|Concordia Wisconsin *||0||Eureka||24||Final|
|Aurora *||62||Wisconsin Lutheran||7||Final|
2019 NACC Football Standings
|Aurora* #||6||6-0||1.000||294||115||9||8-1||0.889||424||211||8-1||Won 6|
|Concordia Chicago||7||3-4||0.429||150||243||10||5-5||0.500||241||315||5-5||Lost 1|
|Concordia Wisconsin||7||3-4||0.429||131||182||10||5-5||0.500||216||210||5-5||Won 1|
|Wisconsin Lutheran||7||2-5||0.286||101||209||10||2-8||0.200||159||302||2-8||Lost 2|