Senior Sam Bartlett made history on Saturday by grabbing his 15th TD reception of the season for a new program record, but Simpson football could not hang on to an early lead and lost 38-20 at Loras in American Rivers Conference action.
Simpson football looks to extend its winning streak to four games in the series against Loras on Saturday as the Storm visit the Rock Bowl in Dubuque, Iowa for a 1 p.m. contest.
For the second time this season, Brendan Holmes has been named the American Rivers Conference Defensive Player of the Week for Simpson football, the league announced Monday.
Tanner Krueger passed for over 400 yards, Sam Bartlett and Austin Bell each had over 150-yards receiving but it was not enough as rival Central claimed a 51-34 victory during a high-scoring affair inside Buxton Stadium Saturday.
The Simpson football team looks to get back on track this weekend as the Central Dutch visit Buxton Stadium for a 1 p.m. contest Saturday afternoon.
The American Rivers Conference released its 2019 Fall All-Academic Team on Thursday as Simpson had 52 student-athletes receive the honor. In total, 438 student-athletes were recognized from around the league’s nine schools.