A pair of first-time winners, along with a five-time selection, are highlighted among Week 11’s MSFA Midwest League Players of the Week.

Offensive Player of the Week
Justin Pringle, Saint Xavier
Jr., WR, Romeoville, Ill. (Plainfield East HS)

Caught eight passes for 163 yards in No. 14 Saint Xavier’s 40-13 win at St. AmbroseHad two TD catches in the second quarter, within three plays from the SXU offenseEarns his first career MSFA Offensive Player of the Week award

Defensive Player of the Week
Jason Freeman, Olivet Nazarene
So., LB, Zion, Ill. (Zion-Benton HS)

Finished with 31 tackles in Olivet Nazarene’s 41-14 win over Trinity InternationalRecorded 2.5 tackles for loss and hurried the QB five timesEarns his third MSFA Defensive Player of the Week award this season, second in the past three weeks, and fifth of his career

Special Teams Player of the Week
Odaine Reid, Missouri Baptist
Jr., K, Bedminster, N.J. (St. Louis CC)

Scored eight points in Missouri Baptist’s 28-22 win over JudsonWas a perfect 2-for-2 on field goals, with a long of 36, and converted both extra point attemptsEarns his first career MSFA Special Teams Player of the Week award

MSFA Midwest League Players of the Week
(NAIA National Player of the Week award winners in bold)

Week 11 (Nov. 8): Justin Pringle, Saint Xavier (Offense); Jason Freeman, Olivet Nazarene (Defense); Odaine Reid, Missouri Baptist (Special Teams)
Week 10 (Nov. 1): Sam Tumilty, St. Francis (Ill.) (Offense); Kemon Reese, Trinity International (Defense); Andrew Ryzcek, Olivet Nazarene (Special Teams)
Week 9 (Oct. 23): Sam Tumilty, St. Francis (Ill.) (Offense); Jason Freeman, Olivet Nazarene (Defense); Peyton Benes, Saint Xavier (Special Teams)
Week 8 (Oct. 18): Amari Venerable, Saint Xavier (Offense); Chris Johnson, St. Francis (Defense); Tom Gillen, St. Ambrose (Special Teams)
Week 7 (Oct. 11): Ke’von Johnson, Roosevelt (Offense); Julian Bell, Roosevelt (Defense); Bryce Deguira, Olivet Nazarene (Special Teams)
Week 6 (Oct. 4): David Hutton, Olivet Nazarene (Offense); Scott Tumilty, St. Francis (Defense); Jake Vance, Olivet Nazarene (Special Teams)
Week 5 (Sept. 27): Amari Venerable, Saint Xavier (Offense); Jacob Denney, Saint Xavier (Defense); Bryce Deguira, Olivet Nazarene (Special Teams)
Week 4 (Sept. 20): Tyler Ball, Missouri Baptist (Offense); Peyton Nigro, Saint Xavier (Defense); Brandt Hixson, Saint Xavier (Special Teams)
Week 2 (Sept. 6): Ronald Allen, Missouri Baptist (Offense); Jason Freeman, Olivet Nazarene (Defense)
Week 1 (Aug. 30): Ke’Von Johnson, Roosevelt (Offense); Zack Kern, Missouri Baptist (Defense); Gavid Claud, Missouri Baptist (Special Teams)