Seniors Andrew Kibler and Jalen Masden earned Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) Player of the Week honors, the league announced on Monday, Oct. 4.
Kibler, from Cape Coral, Florida, and Mariner High School, was tabbed as the HCAC Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday. The senior drove home a career-long 49-yard field goal in overtime to send Manchester University to a thrilling 27-24 upset win over Franklin College on Saturday, Oct. 2. Kibler also added a 31-yard FG in the win, while also placing three punts inside the 20-yard line. He punted 9 times for 356, averaging 39.6 yards per punt. Kibler’s longest punt of the afternoon went for 46 yards.