Sep 24, 2007
Football: September 24

Garrett Rolsma

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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.