Standout Performers of the Week

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Brad Duesing, Senior, Football

Duesing made the history books on Saturday, becoming only the second player in NCAA history to garner 1,000 receiving yards in four consecutive seasons. Duesing had a career day against Greenville College in his last collegiate game, catching 15 passes for a career-high 218 yards while also grabbing two touchdown scores. Duesing finished his season with 1136 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns, averaging 113.6 yards per game.

Elizabeth Herndon, Junior, Cross Country

Having been her team’s top finisher in four of this season’s six races, Herndon led the Bears to a first-place finish in the Midwest Regional Championships on Saturday, earning her third- ranked women’s squad a berth at the NCAA Championships. Herndon finished the 5K race sixth overall out of 260 runners and first for the Bears with a time of 21:34.5.

Emilie Walk, Sophomore, Volleyball

Smith was a major contributor this weekend as the Bears defeated No. 9 Carleton College and No. 13 University of St. Thomas to move on to the NCAA quarterfinals. Walk shot .556 against Carleton while contributing 12 kills and 18 TAs in the effort, as well as a team-high seven blocks. Against St. Thomas, Walk had a team-high 11 kills, and 10 blocks, leading the Bears to another 3-0 victory.

Eric Triebe, Senior, Swimming

Senior standout Triebe clocked a time of 21.71 to win the 50-yard freestyle at the University of Chicago Maroon Invite on Saturday, Nov. 12. He also helped the 200-medley and 400-free relay squads to first place. In all, the captain helped push the Red and Green men to a third place finish out of eight teams in the event.

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