September 30, 2013

Dunning, Hollowed, Shreve named CCIW Football Players of the Week

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Millikin's Sean Dunning, Illinois Wesleyan's Tim Hollowed and Millikin's Grant Shreve were named the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Football Players of the Week Monday.

Dunning, a junior running back from Decatur, Illinois and St. Teresa High School (Communication major), rushed for 186 yards on 25 carries and five touchdowns during a 52-49 win at Aurora on Saturday. His 45-yard carry down to Aurora's nine-yard line set up the Big Blue's game-winning field goal with 47 seconds left in the game.

Hollowed, a senior defensive back from Glen Ellyn, Illinois and Glenbard West High School (Biology/Pre-Med major), totaled 11 tackles (six solo), 1.5 tackles-for-loss and one interception in a 14-7 win against Hope College on Saturday, giving the Titans an undefeated 3-0 non-conference record. Hollowed's interception occurred at the Illinois Wesleyan six-yard line on Hope's final drive that he returned 24 yards to the Titans' 30. 

Shreve, a junior punter from Zionsville, Indiana and Zionsville High School (Communication major), had four punts for 227 yards, including a long of 70 yards, against Aurora. His 56.8-yard average resulted in the Spartans getting the ball at their own one-yard line, 20-yard line, and 21 and 25-yard lines.

2013 CCIW Football Players of the Week

Offensive Players of the Week
Sean Dunning – Millikin (9/30/13)
Spencer Stanek – North Central (9/23/13)
Spencer Stanek – North Central (9/16/13)
Rob Gallik – Illinois Wesleyan (9/9/13)

Defensive Players of the Week
Tim Hollowed – Illinois Wesleyan (9/30/13)
Erik Westerberg – Augustana (9/23/13)
John Focosi – North Central (9/16/13)
Sean Walker – Augustana (9/9/13)

Special Teams Players of the Week
Grant Shreve – Millikin (9/30/13)
No selection (9/23/13)
Sam Cote – Wheaton (9/16/13)
Justin Swider – Wheaton (9/9/13)

The College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) was founded in 1946 and currently services eight member institutions including Augustana College (Rock Island, IL), Carthage College (Kenosha, WI), Elmhurst College (Elmhurst, IL), Illinois Wesleyan University (Bloomington, IL), Millikin University (Decatur, IL), North Central College (Naperville, IL), North Park University (Chicago, IL) and Wheaton College (Wheaton, IL). During the 2012-13 academic year, the CCIW honored over 1,400 academic all-conference recipients, 15 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-Americans, 30 CoSIDA Academic All-District recipients, 68 all-Americans and one national championship team.

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Dec. 19: All times Eastern
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Dec. 19: All times Eastern
Final
UW-Whitewater 43, at Mount Union 34
@ Salem, Va.
Box Score Recap Photos