October 14, 2013

Stanek, Dansdill, Jones named CCIW Football Players of the Week

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – North Central's Spencer Stanek, Wheaton's Adam Dansdill and Illinois Wesleyan's Devonte Jones were named the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Football Players of the Week Monday.

Stanek, a senior quarterback from Mokena, Illinois and Lincoln-Way East High School (Economics/Finance major), was 15-of-16 passing for 221 yards and three touchdowns in leading the Cardinals to a 55-7 win over Millikin on Saturday. He broke his own school single-game record for completion percentage (.938) and also ran for his team-leading fifth rushing touchdown against the Big Blue.

Dansdill, a sophomore linebacker from Wheaton, Illinois and Wheaton-Warrenville South High School (Engineering major), totaled six tackles (five solo) and two tackles-for-loss during a 28-0 shutout at Carthage on Saturday. Dansdill and the Thunder defense held the Red Men to just eight rushing yards for the game. Carthage finished 2-of-13 on third down conversions.   

Jones, a senior running back from Bolingbrook, Illinois and Bolingbrook High School (History & Sociology major), had three kickoffs for 147 yards (49-yard average) in a 52-21 win over North Park on Saturday. He had a long kickoff return of 81 yards in the fourth quarter. Offensively, Jones rushed for 166 yards on 12 carries and two touchdowns.

2013 CCIW Football Players of the Week

Offensive Players of the Week
Spencer Stanek – North Central (10/14/13)
Devonte Jones – Illinois Wesleyan (10/7/13)
Sean Dunning – Millikin (9/30/13)
Spencer Stanek – North Central (9/23/13)
Spencer Stanek – North Central (9/16/13)
Rob Gallik – Illinois Wesleyan (9/9/13)

Defensive Players of the Week
Adam Dansdill – Wheaton (10/14/13)
Bennett Dettlinger – North Park (10/7/13)
Tim Hollowed – Illinois Wesleyan (9/30/13)
Erik Westerberg – Augustana (9/23/13)
John Focosi – North Central (9/16/13)
Sean Walker – Augustana (9/9/13)

Special Teams Players of the Week
Devonte Jones – Illinois Wesleyan (10/14/13)
Nick Dace – North Central (10/7/13)
Grant Shreve – Millikin (9/30/13)
No selection (9/23/13)
Sam Cote – Wheaton (9/16/13)
Justin Swider – Wheaton (9/9/13)

The College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) was founded in 1946 and currently services eight member institutions including Augustana College (Rock Island, IL), Carthage College (Kenosha, WI), Elmhurst College (Elmhurst, IL), Illinois Wesleyan University (Bloomington, IL), Millikin University (Decatur, IL), North Central College (Naperville, IL), North Park University (Chicago, IL) and Wheaton College (Wheaton, IL). During the 2012-13 academic year, the CCIW honored over 1,400 academic all-conference recipients, 15 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-Americans, 30 CoSIDA Academic All-District recipients, 68 all-Americans and one national championship team.

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