October 27, 2008

Nathan Yelk Named GLIAC Defensive Player Of The Week

Nathan Yelk
Nathan Yelk
BAY CITY, Mich. – Northern Michigan University linebacker, Nathan Yelk, was named this week’s Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Defensive Player of the Week. The junior from Arlington, Wis. Led the Wildcats to a 29-21 win over Findlay on Saturday. He tallied 17 total tackles, including 14 solo stops and 2.5 tackles-for loss (minus eight yards).
Yelk leads the ‘Cats with 68 total tackles (49 solo and 19 assisted), while registering five tackles-for-loss (minus 21 yards) and an interception. He ranks fifth in the GLIAC in tackles per game at 9.7.
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