Athletes of the Week


Below are Doane student-athletes who have been recognized as Athletes of the Week during the 2017-18 academic year by outside organizations such as the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC), National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) or coaches' organizations. The most recent recipients will be listed first.


October 10, 2017

GPAC Volleyball Attacker of the Week

Allison Kuenle (North Platte, Neb.) paced the Tigers on a 2-0 week by recording 4.71 kills per game with a .307 attack percentage. She added 4.0 digs per game and nearly a block per game as the Tigers defeated Concordia and Saint Mary. She recorded 19 kills and 21 digs in the win over CSM.


GPAC Volleyball Setter of the Week

Alex Neff (North Platte, Neb.) recorded 10.6 assists per set in Doane's perfect week against Concordia and Saint Mary. In the win against CSM, she dished out 39 assists, picked up 12 digs and recorded three ace serves.


GPAC Volleyball Defender of the Week

Erin Warren (Bellevue, Neb.) posted 6.57 digs per set in Doane's two wins on the week over Concordia and Saint Mary. She posted a perfect serve reception percentage, successfully passing 25 opportunities cleanly. Warren had 29 digs in the win over CSM and a team-high three ace serves against Concordia.


September 25, 2017

NAIA and GPAC Football Defensive Player of the Week

Cole Wiseman (Sutton, Neb.) tied the school record on Saturday with three interceptions against Concordia University. He returned his first INT 55 yards for a touchdown with his next two INTs resulting in 10 points as well for the Tigers. Additionally, he blocked a field goal attempt.



September 20, 2017

GPAC Cross Country Men's Runner of the Week

Rosten From (Roca, Neb.) led the Tigers to a team victory at the Bronco Stampede in Hastings on Saturday. He ran a time of 26:20 in winning the race and claiming medalist honors.



September 18, 2017

NAIA and GPAC Football Special Teams Player of the Week

AJ Allen (Crete, Neb.) was named to the national and conference honor after returning a kick-off 76 yards for a touchdown in Doane's win over No. 22 Dakota Wesleyan. It was the first touchdown return of his career and gave the Tigers a 42-37 lead at halftime.


GPAC Football Offensive Player of the Week

Jack Shadley (Columbus, Neb.) rallied the Tigers from an 18-point deficit in the final six minutes of play as he threw for 409 yards and four touchdowns to defeat No. 22 Dakota Wesleyan on Saturday.