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WIAC Football Athletes of the Week and Standings: Sept. 6-12

09/14/2021, 2:45pm CDT

From the WIAC -- 

WIAC Kwik Trip Athletes of the Week
(Week of September 6-12)



Max Meylor, Senior (Mount Horeb, Wis./Mount Horeb), Quarterback of UW-Whitewater 

Meylor finished 16-of-23 passing for 227 yards and four touchdowns to help the No. 3-ranked Warhawks to a 31-14 victory at No. 8-ranked Salisbury University (Md.) on Sept. 11. He started the scoring with just under seven minutes left in the second quarter on a 12-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Holte. Five minutes later, he found Ryan Wisniewski for a 70-yard touchdown to give UW-Whitewater a 14-0 halftime advantage. Later in the third quarter, with the Warhawks holding a 14-7 lead and facing a third-and-18, Meylor delivered a 34-yard touchdown pass to Wisniewski to double the UW-Whitewater advantage. He capped his big day early in the fourth quarter with a 10-yard touchdown pass to Alex Peete. Meylor helped UW-Whitewater hold the ball for more than 33 minutes and convert 5-of-11 on third down. 

Also nominated: 

UW-Eau Claire, Austin Belot, Senior, Running Back, Neenah, Wis. (Neenah)
UW-La Crosse, Jakob Parks, Junior, Quarterback, St. Petersburg, Fla. (Clearwater Central Catholic)
UW-Oshkosh, Kobe Berghammer, Sophomore, Quarterback, Cumberland, Wis. (Cumberland)
UW-River Falls, Luke Fugate, Senior, Running Back, Platteville, Wis. (Platteville)
UW-Stevens Point, Vercion Gammel, Sophomore, Running Back, Milwaukee, Wis. (Lincoln)
UW-Stout, Parker Fossum, Junior, Wide Receiver, Chatfield, Minn. (Chatfield)


Kameron Kryzanski, Senior (Thorp, Wis./Thorp), Linebacker of UW-Stevens Point 

Kryzanski played an all-around solid game in UW-Stevens Point’s 34-7 win at Simpson College (Iowa) on Sept. 11. He led the Pointers with 11 tackles, 2.5 for loss and 0.5 sacks. Kryzanski made the tackle on Simpson’s fake punt attempt. He also caught a 65-yard touchdown pass on UW-Stevens Point’s fake punt on the opening drive. 

Also nominated: 

UW-Eau Claire, Carmelo Rosado, Senior, Cornerback, Beaver Dam, Wis. (Beaver Dam)
UW-La Crosse, Ryan Daines, Sophomore, Linebacker, Westby, Wis. (Westby)
UW-Oshkosh, Nick Noethe, Senior, Linebacker, Blue Mounds, Wis. (Mount Horeb)
UW-Platteville, Justin Blazek, Junior, Defensive Line, Naperville, Ill. (Neuqua Valley) 
UW-River Falls, Aaron Borgerding, Freshman, Defensive Back, Spring Valley, Wis. (Spring Valley)
UW-Stout, Cannon Griner, Sophomore, Defensive Back, Mesa, Ariz. (Red Mountain)
UW-Whitewater, Justin Allen, Sophomore, Defensive Line, Huntley, Ill. (Huntley)

Special Teams 

Jack Meyer, Freshman (Chippewa Falls, Wis./Chi-Hi), Kicker/Punter of UW-Stout 

Meyer was perfect in UW-Stout’s 34-14 win over St. Norbert College on Sept. 11, making all four extra point attempts and both field goal attempts, which included a 52-yard field goal as time ran out in the first half to give UW-Stout a 13-6 halftime lead. Midway through the second quarter, Meyer booted a 46-yard field goal to give the Blue Devils a 10-6 lead. In the punting game, Meyer averaged 41.0 yards on two punts, and neither punt was returned, booming one through the end zone for a touchback and placing one at the St. Norbert 1-yard line. Meyer recorded three touchbacks on six kickoffs and averaged 61.5 yards. 

Also nominated: 

UW-Eau Claire, Brady Frantal, Freshman, Kicker, Appleton, Wis. (North)
UW-La Crosse, Ryan Beirne, Senior, Kicker, West Salem, Wis. (West Salem)
UW-Oshkosh, Jaydon Haag, Junior, Kicker/Punter, Sparta, Wis. (Sparta)
UW-Stevens Point, Reese Wiggins, Senior, Defensive Back, Carpentersville, Ill. (Harry D. Jacobs)
UW-Whitewater, Kyle Koelblinger, Freshman, Defensive Back, Crystal Lake, Ill. (Prairie Ridge)

WIAC Standings - 9/14/21

UW-Eau Claire 0-0 0.000 2-0 1.000 1-0 1-0 0-0 W2
UW-La Crosse 0-0 0.000 2-0 1.000 1-0 1-0 0-0 W2
UW-Oshkosh 0-0 0.000 2-0 1.000 0-0 2-0 0-0 W2
UW-River Falls 0-0 0.000 2-0 1.000 1-0 1-0 0-0 W2
UW-Stevens Point 0-0 0.000 2-0 1.000 0-0 2-0 0-0 W2
UW-Stout 0-0 0.000 2-0 1.000 1-0 1-0 0-0 W2
UW-Whitewater 0-0 0.000 2-0 1.000 1-0 1-0 0-0 W2
UW-Platteville 0-0 0.000 0-2 0.000 0-1 0-1 0-0 L2

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