Football Yellowjackets dominate MCAC Players of the Week


The Yellowjackets dominated the Southern Division players of the week in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC)’s football release for Sept. 2.

Nick Rooney (pictured left), a freshman from Minnetonka, took the Offensive Player of the Week, accounting for six touchdowns (five passes, one rush). He completed 17 of 24 passes for 277 yards.

Diondre Green (pictured center), a freshman from Edina, was named the Defensive Player of the Week. He had six tackles, a forced fumble, and two pass breakups.

Amari Kennedy (pictured right), a freshman from Apple Valley, was named Special Teams Player of the Week. Kennedy returned one kick 30 yards and is averaging 23.5 yards/kickoff returner.

The Yellowjacket football team plays Central Lakes on Saturday, Sept. 6 in Brainerd.

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