Theo Bartman GPAC Special Teams Player of The Week

Northwestern’s Theo Bartman was named GPAC Special Teams Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday.

Bartman from Rock Valley was a key component in the 15th-ranked Red Raiders 33-27 overtime win over Nebraska Wesleyan last Saturday. The junior returned four kickoffs for 124 yards, averaging 31 yards per return. Bartman began the second half with a season-best 52-yard kickoff return that helped set up a Northwestern touchdown and later returned another kick for over 30 yards setting up another NWC score. He also rushed for a 17-yard touchdown in the second quarter.

Also Monday Aaron Jansen of Orange City was named BSN linebacker of the week as announced by the Beyond Sports Network.

Jansen, a senior linebacker, totaled five tackles, including 4.5 for a loss and four solo stops. He also registered one of the Red Raiders eight sacks on the day and nabbed an interception.

Northwestern will host Midland on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 1:30pm for its annual Homecoming game.

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