For the second time this season, Brendan Holmes has been named the American Rivers Conference Defensive Player of the Week for Simpson football, the league announced Monday.
Tanner Krueger passed for over 400 yards, Sam Bartlett and Austin Bell each had over 150-yards receiving but it was not enough as rival Central claimed a 51-34 victory during a high-scoring affair inside Buxton Stadium Saturday.
The Simpson football team looks to get back on track this weekend as the Central Dutch visit Buxton Stadium for a 1 p.m. contest Saturday afternoon.
The American Rivers Conference released its 2019 Fall All-Academic Team on Thursday as Simpson had 52 student-athletes receive the honor. In total, 438 student-athletes were recognized from around the league’s nine schools.
Miscues and missed chances were the theme for the Simpson football team during a low-scoring 10-7 loss at Coe Saturday afternoon as the Storm came short of pushing the streak to three straight wins over the Kohawks.
With a spot for second place in the American Rivers Conference on the line, Simpson and Coe meet as the Storm look to make it three wins in a row over the Kohawks. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Saturday.