2005 WSFL News & Notes

WSFL Teams Go Undefeated in 2005 Bowls — The teams of the WSFL went 3-0 in 2005 Bowls, led by #1 Glendale scoring a 50-48 victory over #2 Grand Rapids (MI) CC and therefore claiming the 2005 National Championship. Dixie State defeated Garden City (KS) CC in a battle of 17th ranked programs 35-31 in the Dixie Rotary Classic and #13 Snow defeated #6 Butler (KS) 17-14 in the Zions Bank Top of the Mountain Bowl.

National Championship Game Spotlights Three WSFL Bowl Games — #1 ranked Glendale (10-0) will host #2 ranked Grand Rapids (MI) (9-1) in the Valley of the Sun Bowl in a battle for the NJCAA National Championship. #13 Snow (9-2) will host #6 Butler (KS) (9-1) in the Zions Bank Top-of-the-Mountain Bowl, while #17 Dixie State (8-3) will host #17 Garden City (KS) (7-3) in the Dixie Rotary Bowl.

WSFL, NJCAA Honor 2005's Top Performers — Glendale quarterback Tim Brockwell, who has led the Gauchos to a perfect 10-0 record and the #1 spot in the National rankings, has been named the NJCAA Region I Offensive Player of the Year and the WSFL's Offensive MVP. Arizona Western's Luis Vasquez was selected the Region I Defensive Player of the Year while Dixie State's Misi Tupe earned the WSFL's Defensive MVP award. Glendale Head Coach Joe Kersting was selected the NJCAA Region I Coach of the Year. | Region I Honors | WSFL Honors |

Stone Named NJCAA Defensive Player of the Week — Justin Stone led Mesa to a 27-26 victory over and earned NJCAA Defensice Player of the Week honors after posting nine tackles and 1.5 sacks. Stone becomes the fifth WSFL player in 2005 to garner the NJCAA's Player of the Week award. | More from the NJCAA |

WSFL's Glendale Ranked #1 in the NJCAA — Glendale's 54-17 victory over then #12 ranked Dixie STate vaulted the Gauchos into the top spot in the latest NJCAA national rankings. Glendale is one of three WSFL programs in the latest rankings as the Gauchos are joined by Snow at #6 (9-1) amd Dixie State at #20 (6-3). | More |

Mesa's Banecki, Stone Sweep WSFL Honors — Mesa defeated Eastern Arizona 27-26 and were led by Chad Banecki and Jordan Stone. Banecki ran for 194 yards and three touchdowns to capture the WSFL Offensive Player of the Week award, while Stone had nine tackles and 1.5 sacks to earn the Defensive Player of the Week honor. | More |

WSFL Honors Four with Weekly Awards — Glendale's Torrey Huckaby and Arizona Western's Roy Burr are the WSFL's Co-Defensive Players of the Week for the week ending October 23rd. There were also Co-Offensive Players of the Week as Glendale's Johnny Sanchez and Mesa's Kenny Mahone posted outstanding weeks for their respective teams. | More |

Dixie's Milner, NMMI's Cary Tabbed WSFL's Weekly Best — Dixie State's Glen Milner ran for three TDs to earn Offensive Player of the Week while New Mexico Military's Vince Cary had 11 solo tackles to take the Defensive Player of the Week honor. | More |

Pima Announces 2005 Season's End — Dr. Robert Riza, Director of Athletics at Pima College, said today (10/22) that the Aztecs would have to forfeit tonight's game with Scottsdale and the remainder of their 2005 season due to a lack of active players.

Walker, Galloway Garner WSFL Awards — New Mexico Military's Roddray Walker posted 15 tackles to earn the WSFL Defensive Player of the Week honor while Glendale's Taryll Galloway took home Offensive Player of the Week honors after leading the #8 ranked and undefeated Gauchos to yet another victory. | More |

WSFL Honors NMMI's Courtney, Mesa's Estes — New Mexico Military's Alex Courtney earned WSFL Offensive Player of the Week honors after rushing for three TDs against Pima. Mesa's Tyson Estes took the Defensive Player of the Week honor after destroying Phoenix College. | More |

#8 Glendale Wins WSFL, NJCAA Showdown — #8 ranked Glendale travelled to #10 ranked Scottsdale and edged the Artichokes 22-17. The game between two of the NJCAA's top programs was the National Game of the Week.

NJCAA "Game of the Week" Features WSFL's Finest — #8 Glendale faces #10 Scottdsale in a WSFL matchup that is being called the NJCAA's Game of the Week. | More |

Snow's Henderson, EAC's Murillo Earn WSFL Awards — Snow College's Travis Henderson had 162 receiving yards to earn WSFL Offensive Player of the Week honors while Eastern Arizona's Armondo Murillo collected Defensive Player of the Week with two interceptions and a TD. | More |

Scottsdale Defeats Dixie WSFL Battle — #13 Scottsdale upset #2 ranked Dixie State 24-21 in the WSFL's premier matchup in week four. The WSFL also features two other ranked teams that won in week four -- #7 Snow and #9 Glendale.

ACCAC, WSFL Showered with National Honors...Again — The ACCAC and WSFL continue to garner National Player of the Week honors in 2005. Chandler-Gilbert's Lindsey Brinkerhoff is the Volleyball Division II Player of the Week, Yavapai's Tyler Hasman is the Men's Soccer Player of the Week, Mesa's Kyle Hibbard is the Men's Soccer Goalie of the Week, and Dixie State's Misi Tupe is the NJCAA's Co-Defensive Player of the Week in football. | Volleyball | Men's Soccer | Football |

Scottsdale's Polk, Dixie State's Tupe Earn WSFL Honors — SCC's Clinton Polk earned Offensive Player of the Week honors after rushing for 126 yards and two TDs, while Dixie State's Misi Tupe had 12 tackles and three sacks. | More |

WSFL Sports Pair of NJCAA Players of the Week — In the first week of the 2005 season, the WSFL has had two of its student-athletes named NJCAA National Players of the Week. Trent Whitmill of New Mexico Military earned Defensive Player of the Week honors while Phoenix College freshman Azaad Muhammad was tabbed the Offensive Player of the Week. | More |

Whitmill, Muhammad Take Home First 2005 WSFL Honors — New Mexico Military's Trent Whitmill had six tackles and three sacks to earn WSFL Defensive Player of the Week honors while freshman running back Azaad Muhammad led Phoenix College to victory with a pair of touchdowns and 231 yards. | More |

WSFL Sports 48 NJCAA Preseason All-Americans — The WSFL once again proves to be one of the top NJCAA football conferences with 48 Preseason All-Americans, led by Dixie State and Glendale with seven All-Americans each. | More |

1988 Glendale Squad Tabbed for Hall of Fame — The 1988 National Championship Glendale Community College football team has been named to the NJCAA Football Hall of Fame. More

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