Doak, Nelson Earn Weekly Awards

Doak, Nelson Earn Weekly Awards

WATERTOWN, Wis. -- Jeremiah Doak and Tyler Nelson have been named as student-athletes of the week after their standout performances last week.

Doak, a grad student on the Sabercats' men's cross country team, has been given the weekly award by the National Christian College Athletic Association.

Doak set a personal record of 28:38 in the men's 8K race at the Wisconsin Private College Championships last Saturday. The West Bend, Wisconsin native paced the Sabercats that day with a 25th-place finish in the 74-man field, and the Sabercats finished in 5th place as a team - their best finish in the event to date.

Doak's time for the 8K is the 5th-fastest time in MBU program history, as the second-year runner shattered his previous PR by almost 2 minutes.

The mark of 28:38 is the fastest time for anyone on the men's squad this season.

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Nelson earned the award from the Association of Division III Independents for the second time this season.

Nelson continued his impressive goal-scoring year with a hat-trick against NCCAA DI/NAIA opponents Lincoln Christian last week. The 3-goal display was Nelson's first multi-goal game for the Blue and Gold, and the sophomore added an assist in the Sabercats' 5-2 win.

The sophomore capped off the week with a reliable midfield performance in the Sabercats' 1-0 win over NCCAA North Region rivals Emmaus Bible College.

The hat-trick brings Nelson to 7 goals this season, which leads the Sabercats and sits him second in the AD3I. Nelson is currently tied for points on the team (16) with Nathan Akers.

 

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