Two North Central College football players were selected as Football Players of the Week by the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
North Central College football players have been selected as Football Players of the Week by the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin. Linebacker Joey Michals, senior, and kicker Nick Dace, junior, have been honored as Football Players of the Week on defense and special teams, respectively, for Sept. 10 through 16. The pair were selected for their roles in the Cardinals' 37-10 victory at the University of Wisconsin-Stout on Saturday, Sept. 15. Michals totaled a team-high 11 tackles, including seven solo stops, and two tackles for loss as the BlueDevils were limited to just 187 total yards of offense. Wisconsin-Stout gained just nine rushing yards, the fifth-lowest total ever by a North Central opponent. Dace was a perfect 3 for 3 on …
For the seventh consecutive season, North Central College has been selected as the favorite to win the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Championship in football.
North Central College has been selected as the favorite to win the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Championship in football for the seventh consecutive season, as the Cardinals received the No. 1 spot in the CCIW's annual preseason poll of the conference's eight head coaches. North Central received six of the eight first-place votes and totaled 48 points in the voting, while Wheaton College received 43 points and two first-place votes. Illinois Wesleyan University showed up third with 36 points, followed by Elmhurst College (32), Augustana College (21), Carthage College (19), Millikin University (18) and North Park University (7). The results of the poll were released at the conclusion of the CCIW's third annual live …