UW-Platteville's Nick Snyder Named WIAC Defensive Player of the Week

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University of Wisconsin-Platteville junior Nick Snyder, a linebacker from Mt. Morris, Illinois, was named the WIAC Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday for his performance in the Pioneers' 31-21 win over UW-Eau Claire. Snyder had a game-high 11 tackles with a pass break-up on a defense that shut down the UW-Eau Claire offense in a 31-21 victory for the Pioneers. The Pioneer defense held the Blugolds to eight first downs (four of which came via penalty) and 154 yards in the final three quarters.