[Football] Week 11: GPAC Football Players of the Week

Football – Mon, Nov. 8, 2021

(Sioux City, Iowa) – The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) and Hauff Mid-America Sports are proud to announce the following football players-of-the-week for games played on Saturday, November 6, 2021. Hauff Mid-America Sports is the presenting sponsor of the 2021-22 GPAC Players-of-the-Week and Players and Coaches-of-the-Year awards program.

Hauff Mid-America Sports/ Football Players-of-the-Week

Offense -Reid Jurgensmeier, Wide Receiver (Morningside University)
Morningside wide receiver Reid Jurgensmeier is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Offensive Player-of-the-Week. Jurgensmeier, a senior from Wahoo, Nebraska, had three touchdown receptions in a 55-49 conference win at Northwestern. He finished the day with 10 catches for 188 yards and came up with big grabs in clutch situations. It was the 10th best single-game receiving total in Mustang history and he ran his streak of multiple-reception outings to 43. The Mustangs travel to Mitchell, South Dakota to take on Dakota Wesleyan in the regular season finale on November 13. Kick off will be at 1 pm.

Defense – Jorge Ochoa, Defensive Back (Concordia University)

Concordia linebacker back Jorge Ochoa is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Defensive Player-of-the-Week. Ochoa, a senior, from Beaumont, Texas, came through with the game-winning touchdown on a 23-yard, fourth-quarter pick six, lifting Concordia over Doane, 20-13. Ochoa also collected nine tackles, including one for loss, and a pass breakup in the victory. The Bulldog defense limited Doane to 264 total yards and forced three turnovers. The Bulldogs travel to Hastings on November 13 to take on the Broncos. Kick off will be at 1 pm.

Special Teams – Chase Carter, Kicker (Morningside University)
Chase Carter of Morningside is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Special Teams Player-of-the-Week. Carter, a junior from Knoxville, Iowa, ran his streak of consecutive made extra points to 35 and nailed a pair of big field goals from 40-yards-or-more as he scored 13 points to help lead Morningside over Northwestern. His 44-yard make to end the first half tied him for the seventh-longest made field goal in program history. The Mustangs travel to Mitchell, South Dakota to take on Dakota Wesleyan in the regular season finale on November 13. Kick off will be at 1 pm.

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