A pair of oustanding performances from the League’s co-leaders, and a perfect kicking game from Missouri Baptist highlights the MSFA Midwest League Players of the Week

Offensive Player of the WeekSam Tumilty, St. FrancisSo., QB, Villa Park, Ill. (Willowbrook HS)

Scored five touchdowns (4 rushing, 1 passing) in the Saints’ 34-10 win over St. AmbroseThrew for 135 yards, and rushed for 197 on 26 carriesEarns his first MSFA Offensive Player of the Week award of the year, and the third of his season

Defensive Player of the WeekRon Carroll, Saint XavierJr., DB, University Park, Ill. (Crete-Monee HS)

Returned two interceptions for TDs in No. 15 Saint Xavier’s 35-6 win at Trinity InternationalBecame the first MSFA player since 1995 to have two pick-sixes in a single gameEarns his first career MSFA Defensive Player of the Week award

Special Teams Player of the WeekOdaine Reid, Missouri BaptistSr., K/P, Bedminster, N.J. (St. Louis CC)

Scored 12 points in a 37-30 loss to Olivet NazareneWas a perfect 6-for-6 on all kick attempts, including a long field goal of 38 yards, while averaging 54.0 yards over three puntsEarns his first MSFA Special Teams Player of the Week honor this season, and the second of his career

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

Week 1 (Aug. 29): Ke’Von Johnson, Roosevelt (Offense); Blake Kight, Missouri Baptist (Defense); Jonah Cox, Missouri Baptist (Special Teams)Week 2 (Sept. 5): Ashton Strother, Missouri Baptist (Offense); Blake Kight, Missouri Baptist (Defense)Week 3 (Sept. 12): Liam Mickle, Trinity International (Offense)Week 4 (Sept. 19): Yemi Ward, St. Ambrose (Offense); Carlos Conley, Roosevelt (Defense); Jonah Cox, Missouri Baptist (Special Teams)Week 5 (Sept. 26): Brandon Mackey, Judson (Offense); Joey Markasovic, Saint Xavier (Defense); Scott Tumilty, St. Francis (Special Teams)Week 6 (Oct. 3): Brandon Mackey, Judson (Offense); Joey Markasovic, Saint Xavier (Defense); Logan Johnson, St. Francis (Special Teams)Week 7 (Oct. 10): Tom Casey, St. Ambrose (Offense); Corties Draper, Roosevelt (Defense); Jeremiah Crawford, St. Ambrose (Special Teams)Week 8 (Oct. 17): Tyler Tenner, Roosevelt (Offense); Michael Johnson, St. Francis (Defense); Brian Maday, St. Francis (Special Teams)Week 9 (Oct. 24): Sam Tumilty, St. Francis (Offense); Ron Carroll, Saint Xavier (Defense); Odaine Reid, Missouri Baptist (Special Teams)