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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


Oct. 15, 2012

Goodburn named Special Teams Player of the Week

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After a big Bearcat victory over No. 1 ranked Pittsburg State on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium, sophomore punter Kyle Goodburn was titled as a MIAA Player of the Week Monday.

Goodburn played a crucial role for the Bearcats this weekend as he averaged 46.2 yards per punt and helped guide special teams to set up two vital stops for Northwest’s defense. Goodburn punted six times pinning the Gorillas inside the 20-yard line three times including once inside the ten. He continues to lead the league in punting average and is also fourth in NCAA Division II averaging 45.38 yards per punt.

Goodburn originates from Shawnee Mission North High School in Roeland Park, Kan.

The Bearcats return to action Saturday against Missouri Southern. Kickoff from Joplin is scheduled for 2 p.m.

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

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