Boedecker & Johnson Named NSAA Players Of The Week

Dickinson, ND - The North Star Athletic Association announced its eleventh edition of the Football Players of the Week honors on Monday, Nov. 8. Drew Boedecker (SR/Sheridan, WY) of Dickinson State was chosen as the Offensive Player of the Week while his teammate Jace Johnson (JR/Sidney, MT) was chosen as the Special Teams Player of the Week. 

Boedecker was near perfect in passing completions, recording an astounding 93.3 completion rate in fueling No. 20 Dickinson State to their seventh straight North Star Athletic Association football regular-season title after a 41-17 road victory at Presentation. He completed 14 passes in 15 attempts and threw 224 yards with four touchdown passes. Boedecker also registered a pass efficiency of 306.8 in the game. He averaged nearly 15 yards per pass.

Johnson was perfect on his PAT extra-point kicks in propelling No. 20 Dickinson State to its seventh straight league title after a 41-17 road victory at Presentation. He converted 5-for-5 on PAT extra-point kicks for the Blue Hawks.

No. 20 Dickinson State wrapped up the North Star Athletic Association football regular-season outright title, their seventh straight league title, after rolling to a 41-17 road victory at Presentation. The Saints grabbed its first lead of the game 3-0 in the early first quarter. The Blue Hawks then exploded for 34 points for the rest of the first quarter, grabbing a 34-7 lead. DSU extended their lead to 41-3 in the early third quarter and never trailed in the game. Dickinson State recorded 336 total offensive yards compared to Presentation 242 total offensive yards. The Saints had three interceptions in the game, while the Blue Hawks had one interception. Dickinson State won their seventh straight game to raise their overall record to 7-2 and 7-0 record in the North Star contests. Presentation fell to 0-10 overall record and 0-7 NSAA conference record.

The North Star Athletic Association football conference season concludes on Saturday with three games on schedule. No. 20 Dickinson State stays on the road, visiting Waldorf (Iowa). Kick off is set for 12 p.m. (MT) from Forest City, IA.

The NSAA Player of the Week is selected from a pool of conference players of the week. Sports information director representatives from each conference institution may nominate players for the specific conference award in each category. A voting panel comprising of sports information directors from each conference institution vote using the PrestoSports secure platform.


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