Football: September 24
Offensive Player - Danny Freund
Danny Freund of North Dakota has been named the NCC Offensive Player of the Week.
Freund, a junior quarterback from Kenosha, Wis., completed 17 of 22 passes for 319 yards and five touchdowns in UND's 63-42 win at Western Washington.
Others nominated: Joe Clark, Augustana; Noah Shepard, South Dakota; Brian McNeill, Nebraska-Omaha; Johnny Spevak, Central Washington; Craig Garner, Western Washington.
Defensive Player - Brian Baumgartner
Brian Baumgartner of Augustana has been named the NCC Defensive Player of the Week.
Baumgartner, a junior safety from Blaine, Minn., recored a career-high 21 tackles (11 solo, 10 assist) in Augustana's loss to Nebraska-Omaha. He also had one tackle for loss and forced the fumble that set up Augustana's first touchdown.
Also nominated: Justiss Scales, South Dakota; Bret Stray, Central Washington; Robbie Meek, North Dakota; Rob Lewis, Nebraska-Omaha.
Special Teams Player - Garrett Rolsma
Garrett Rolsma of Central Washington has been named the NCC Special Teams Player of the Week.
Rolsma, a sophomore kicker from Univeristy Place, Wash., made all three of his field goal attempts, all four extra-point attempts and punted three times for 101 yards (33.7 ypp) in CWU's win over UMD.
Also nominated: Joe Nordin, Augustana; Frank Leibfarth, South Dakota; Brent Halfmann, North Dakota.