Eckroth named to Defensive Team of the Week

Eckroth named to Defensive Team of the Week

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- John Eckroth has been named to the D3Football.com Defensive Team of the Week, as announced on Tuesday. The senior played a critical role in Saturday's 40-21 win over Ohio Northern, holding the Polar Bears to 83 yards rushing.

Eckroth tallied five tackles and a blocked field goal in the victory. Two of his five tackles were sacks, combined for 17 yards. He now has seven total tackles on the season as part of a very strong defensive line.

Eckroth and the rest of the Heidelberg football team will host No. 9 John Carroll on Saturday afternoon. Game time is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.