NWC Special Teams Student-Athlete of the Week for Sept. 26 - Oct. 2, 2011

Mitch Rowan
Willamette, Senior
Cotati, Calif./Rancho Cotate HS
Rowan provided strong special teams play against Linfield. He average 35.9 yards on 7 punts and placed 3 punts inside the 20-yard line (8, 5, 3). He also had one touchback that was almost grabbed in the air inside the five yard line. In addition, Rowan kicked a 40-yard field goal with 8:18 left in the game to pull Willamette within 17-10. The field goal tied his career long, set as a freshman in 2008.


Honorable Mention –
Curtis Shirey (Lewis & Clark, Fr. – Elk Grove, Calif./Franklin HS)