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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


Oct. 17, 2012

Goodburn named D2Football Player of the Week

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State sophomore punter, Kyle Goodburn, was honored nationally Wednesday being named Special Teams Player of the Week as announced by the organization.

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 has been outstanding all season for the Bearcats with nine punts inside the 20-yard line.

The Bearcats travel to Missouri Southern Saturday to battle the Lions who are also coming off a big win over Missouri Western. Kickoff from Fred G. Hughes Stadium 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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