Three first-time award winners highlight the MSFA Mideast League Players of the Week.

Offensive Player of the WeekBrandon Stewart, ConcordiaFr., RB, Woodhaven, Mich. (Davenport [Mich.])

Rushed 21 times for 149 yards and a pair of TDs in the Cardinals’ 44-21 win over Lawrence TechCaught a 34-yard TD pass for his third score of the gameEarns his first career MSFA Offensive Player of the Week award

Defensive Player of the WeekIsaac Abeo, Indiana WesleyanSr., DL, Fishers, Ind. (Hamilton Southeastern HS)

Registered three and a half sacks as No. 5 Indiana Wesleyan won on the road at Siena HeightsFinished with six tackles and a forced fumble in the 22-6 win for the WildcatsEarns his first career MSFA Defensive Player of the Week award

Special Teams Player of the WeekEthan Collins, Indiana WesleyanJr., K/P, Kokomo, Ind. (Northwestern HS)

Converted three of four field goals with a long of 42 yards in the Wildcats’ win at Siena HeightsPunted six times, placing five inside the 20 and averaging 38 yards per puntEarns his first career MSFA Special Teams Player of the Week honor

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

Week 1 (Aug. 29): Brendan Lamb, Taylor (Offense); Aven Jones, Taylor (Defense); Zane Shilts, Taylor (Special Teams)Week 2 (Sept. 5): William Gibson, Marian (Offense); Dawson Scally, Taylor (Defense); Ben Stevens, Marian (Special Teams)Week 3 (Sept. 12): Heath Simmons, Saint Francis (Offense); Nate Talhelm, Saint Francis (Defense); Seeger DeGayner, Concordia (Special Teams)Week 4 (Sept. 19): Tyler Kulka, Lawrence Tech (Offense); Jamis Carson, Indiana Wesleyan (Defense); Jack James, Saint Francis (Special Teams)Week 5 (Sept. 26): Ben Stevens, Marian (Offense); Adrian Cuevas, Marian (Defense); Justin Johnson, Indiana Wesleyan (Special Teams)Week 6 (Oct. 3): Zach Bundalo, Marian (Offense); Donovan Shelton, Indiana Wesleyan (Defense); Anthony Secchi, Siena Heights (Special Teams)Week 7 (Oct. 10): Seeger DeGayner, Concordia (Offense); Devin Bacchus, Indiana Wesleyan (Defense); Casey Rauch, Concordia (Special Teams)Week 8 (Oct. 17): Kaleb Jefferson, Siena Heights (Offense); Jacob Hockett, Taylor (Defense); Zane Shilts, Taylor (Special Teams)Week 9 (Oct. 24): Ben Stevens, Marian (Offense); Kole Murlin, Siena Heights (Defense); Taylor Soper, Marian (Special Teams)Week 10 (Oct. 31): Brandon Stewart, Concordia (Offense); Isaac Abeo, Indiana Wesleyan (Defense); Ethan Collins, Indiana Wesleyan (Special Teams)