Pioneers name athletes of the week, Alexa earns WIAC Kwik Trip honors

Pioneers name athletes of the week, Alexa earns WIAC Kwik Trip honors

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Women's Soccer - Macie Alexa, Sophomore (Shorewood, Ill./Minooka) -Defender

Alexa played a huge role in UW-Platteville's 2-0 win over regionally ranked UW-Steven's Point. Leading the back line, she helped hold the Pointers offense to 9 shots on goal. Alexa scored the game winning goal in the 59th minute to give the Pioneers a two-goal lead and secure the shutout win.

*Also named WIAC Kwik Trip Athlete of the Week

Football - Samuel Herkert, Senior (Oshkosh, Wis./North) – Kicker

Herkert handled kickoffs for the Pioneers in the 43-8 win over UW-Eau Claire. Herkert had seven kickoffs for a total of 420 yards and an average of 60 yards per kickoff.

Football - Tyler Reinhardt, Senior (Slinger, Wis./Slinger) – Safety

Reinhardt led the Pioneer defense with five tackles and an interception in the 43-8 win over UW-Eau Claire on Saturday. Reinhardt's interception led to a Pioneer touchdown on the following play.

Football - Colin Schuetz, Junior (Aviston, Ill./Breese Mater Dei Catholic) - Quarterback

Schuetz threw for a 73% completion rate and was 27-of-37 in the air for 314 yards, four touchdowns and zero turnovers. Shuetz added one rushing touchdown for a total of five touchdowns in the game. He also scrambled for a 2-point conversion in the 43-8 win over UW-Eau Claire on Saturday.