Thursday, October 31, 2013

Players of the Week- vs. Cornell College 2013

The Forester Coaching Staff announced the players of the Week for the Game against Cornell College.

Offensive Player of the Week: Senior WR Mike Peters (Buffalo, NY) Mike had three catches on the day including a 21 yard touchdown to start the scoring for the Foresters.

Defensive Player of the Week: Senior CB Eddie Dobernig (New Berlin, WI) Eddie forced an interception, had a fumble return for a touchdown, and accounted for six tackles on the day. Dobernig's return for a TD gave the Foresters a two score lead in the second half.

Special Teams Player of the Week: Sophomore Punter/Kicker Jon Gurchak (Grayslake, IL). Gurchak tied a school record with 12 punts, and averaged 38 yards per punt on a windy day. Gurchak also drilled a 25 yard field goal, and three of his four kickoffs went for touchbacks.

Lineman of the Week: Senior DL Taylor Holzmeyer (St. Louis, Mo). Holzmeyer was a destructive force for the Foresters. He recorded 1 sack, 1 tackle for a loss, 7 tackles overall, a pass break up, and three QB hurries.

Scout Team Player of the Week: Freshman Safety Blake Waller (Oak Forest, IL) Waller had several interceptions during the week for the scout team, and was a valuable member of the special teams scout squad as well.