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North Dakota State University punter Ben LeCompte was named College Sports Journal Special Teams Freshman of the Week on Tuesday.
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Punter Ben LeCompte Named College Sports Journal Special Teams Freshman of the Week

Courtesy: NDSU Athletic Media Relations
Release: November 13, 2012

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Defensive back D'Vonte Graham of North Carolina A&T, linebacker Joey Harmon of Villanova, punter Scott Lopano of Penn, quarterback Jerick McKinnon of Georgia Southern, defensive end Caleb Schreibeis of Montana State, linebacker Nick Sigmon of Liberty, quarterback Darian Stone of Tennessee Tech and running back Dominique Williams of Wagner have been selected as the College Sports Journal/ national players of the week for the 11th week of NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision play. 

Running back Dallas Kessman of San Diego, cornerback Jarrod Watson-Lewis of Cornell and Ben LeCompte of North Dakota State have been named as the College Sports Journal freshmen of the week for the 11th week of the Football Championship Subdivision season.


Ben LeCompte, North Dakota State, Punter 5-11, 197, Barrington, Illinois

LeCompte helped the top-ranked Bison move a step closer to a share of the Missouri Valley Football Conference title and the league's automatic bid with his clutch punting as North Dakota State beat No. 15 South Dakota State, 20-17.

LeCompte punted five times for an average of 49.8 yards including a long of 63 yards to turn the field over in the close game. 

LeCompte averaged 60 yards on five kickoffs.

About College Sports Journal

College Sports Journal is selecting weekly national players of the week, weekly freshmen of the week and releasing a national top-25 poll for the first time this season, but it is not the first time that the people behind the selections have chosen players of the week and administered polls at the FCS level.


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