Rooney, Lassa MCAC Players of Week

Two Yellowjackets were named the Minnesota College Athletics Conference Football Eastern Division Players of the Week for Sept. 8.

Nick Rooney, a sophomore from Minnetonka, was named Offensive Player of the Week. Rooney completed 15 of 24 passes for 357 yards and three touchdowns in the Saturday win against Minnesota West. He also rushed for two scores.

James Lasses, a sophomore from Pittsville, WI, was named Defensive Player of the Week. Lassa scored 12 defensive points with a pair of interception returns. He also had six tackles, including a sack and one tackle for loss.

The Yellowjackets are ranked first in the state and 16th in the NJCAA polls. They face off with rival Central Lakes on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 1:30 p.m. HOME at the Regional Stadium.

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