Feb. 14, 2011
Northwest Football Celebrates 2010 Season
MARYVILLE, Mo.-Northwest Missouri State coaches, fans and student-athletes celebrated the 2010 season in a ceremony Sunday inside the Ron Houston Center for Performing Arts.
The 2010 Bearcat football highlight video was introduced and a special presentation was made to Coach Mel Tjeerdsma and his wife, Carol. The football staff presented the legendary coach with a poster which featured a collage of photos representing their 17 years of service to Northwest and Maryville.
The ceremony concluded with the presentation of the 2010 football awards. A listing of those awards can be found below:
Iron Bearcat Award (True Freshman): Joe Chinn
Iron Bearcat Award (Redshirt Freshman): Bryce Johnston
Iron Bearcat Award (Sophomore): Matt Meinert
Iron Bearcat Award (Junior): Chad Kilgore
Iron Bearcat Award (Senior): Dane Wardenburg
Kermie Schneider Freshman of the Year: Jayron Robinson
Phil Voge Redshirt Freshman of the Year: CJ Keeney
Cory Stanton Walk-On of the Year: Marciele Surrell
Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year: Bryce Young
Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year: Matt Longacre
Most Valuable Special Teams Player: Jordan Simmons
Most Valuable Offensive Player: Josh Baker
Most Valuable Defensive Player: Chad Kilgore
Spirit of the Bearcat Award: Bill Baudler
Fans interested in purchasing the 2010 highlight DVD may email Steve Juhl at email@example.com for purchase information. It features an exclusive half-hour interview with Mel Tjeerdsma and highlights from each game. Cost is $20.
For fans in Maryville, the DVD will also be available in the Bearcat Bookstore located on the second floor of the J.W. Jones Student Union starting the week of Feb. 21.
For more information, please contact:
Phillip Dowden, Media Relations/Sports Information
firstname.lastname@example.org | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582
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