Kowalczyk named NSIC Defensive Player Of The Week

Kowalczyk named NSIC Defensive Player Of The Week
Courtesy of Wayne State Athletics.

WAYNE – Sophomore Alex Kowalczyk was a busy man for the Wayne State College football team over the weekend and was recognized with the NSIC Defensive Player of the Week honor.

According to a release, the 5’11 210-pound linebacker recorded a game-high 12 tackles with one interception and two quarterback hurries in a 13-6 win over Northern State on Saturday.

Kowalczyk was credited with nine solo tackles and helped the Wildcat defense force four turnovers.

The Sioux Falls, South Dakota (O’Gorman HS) native ranks third in the league with 20 total tackles (14 solo).

Senior running back Jesse Sherwood from SMSU was tabbed the NSIC Offensive Player of the Week as junior defensive back and returner Trey Vaval from Minnesota State-Mankato was tabbed the NSIC Special Teams Player of the Week.

Wayne State College (2-0) will next visit Minot State University (0-2) on Saturday, September 17 at 1 p.m. Pregame coverage on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and waynedailynews.com is set for 12:30 p.m.