Hanover sophomore kicker Austin Steurer (Warsaw, Ky. / Gallatin County) led the Panthers special teams’ effort in a 23-20 win at Franklin and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Football Player of the Week on special teams.
Steurer started the fourth quarter with his only field goal attempt from 27 yards out, putting the Panthers up 17-14 for the first time in the game. The sophomore made two out of his three extra point attempts for five total points in the victory.
The Hanover Panthers (7-3, 7-1 HCAC) will travel to Naperville, Ill. on Saturday at 1 p.m. to play North Central College in the NCAA Division III Playoffs.
|HCAC Football Special Teams
|Week 1||Dillon Nelson, Manchester University|
|Week 2||Adam Duncan, Bluffton University|
|Week 3||Andrew Kibler, Manchester University|
|Week 4||Seth Knoll, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology|
|Week 5||Brayden Oberhausen, Hanover College|
|Week 6||Charles Stefanek, Manchester University|
|Week 7||Jerry Porter, Mount St. Joseph University|
|Week 8||Jake Campbell, Franklin College|
|Week 9||Carter Brown, Franklin College|
|Week 10||Adam Duncan, Bluffton University|
|Week 11||Austin Steurer, Hanover College|