MCAC Football: Western Division Athletes-of-the-Week

MCAC Football: Western Division Athletes-of-the-Week

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The ninth and final week of the 2019 football regular season in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference has produced the following MCAC Football Athletes-of-the-Week.   Adidas, the United States Marine Corps and Nicklasson Athletic Company sponsor the MCAC Athlete-of-the-Week awards, and proudly honor the following student-athletes for their performances this past week on behalf of their teams. 

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Jalin Harris



Lyons, GA




The Performance: Jalin Harris led the 'Jacks defense on Saturday, racking up seven tackles, including a sack ... the sophomore from Lyons Georgia also was a turn-over machine on defense, notching an interception and a fumble recovery




Nick Radunz


Offensive Line

Becker, MN



The Performance: Radunz anchored an offense line that accumulated over 175 yards rushing against nationally-ranked Mesabi Range College, who had previously conceded less than 60 yards on the ground to their opponents...Radunz is a sophomore from Becker, Minnesota...




Andrew Ortiz



Albuquerque, NM


The Performance: Ortiz had 415 passing yards, completing 29-of-52 against FDLTCC... the sophomore tossed for five touchdowns, with a longest throw of 69 yards... the Albuquerque, New Mexico product also tied for a game-high rushing total of 43 yards, including a touchdown run...



Jon Halaska



Bloomington, MN


The Performance: The battle between Division-winners NDSCS and Mesabi Range College came down to a last minute field goal attempt, converted by Jon Haleska...his 25-yarder clinched the game for the Wildcats, who saw Mesabi Range come back from a 14-point deficit to tie the game in the 4th quarter...



The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, as well as select member colleges in North Dakota and Wisconsin.  The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions.  The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.

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