Spencer Neugebauer

Spencer Neugebauer

The Dakota Wesleyan University Tiger Athlete of the Week is Spencer Neugebauer, it was announced by the DWU athletic department Monday.

 The Mitchell, S.D., native had a career day on Saturday against Concordia University, notching career highs in receptions and receiving yards. Neugebauer tallied 12 catches for 227 yards and a touchdown on Saturday and is now leading the team in receptions and yards.

 Neugebauer has recorded a successful young career at DWU. He has played in 17 games so far with 66 receptions, 915 receiving yards and four touchdowns. He has also been an impact player on special teams as he has 10 kickoff returns for 174 yards and four punt returns for 51 yards, averaging 12.8 yards a return.

 The Tigers will return home for Blue and White Days facing Dordt College at 1 p.m. Saturday at Joe Quintal field in Mitchell.