Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Thunder defensive back Raquan Sherwood was named Minnesota College Athletic Conference Eastern Division Defensive Player of the Week, and Thunder running back Te’Vaughn Hurse was named MCAC Eastern Division Offensive Player of the Week for games played on September 19, 2015.
Raquan Sherwood had nine tackles including six solo tackles in the Thunder’s 20-7 win over Mesabi Range Technical and Community College in Virginia last Saturday. Sherwood had two sacks, two tackles for loss and two forced fumbles as the Thunder improved to 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the Eastern Division. He is a sophomore from Jacksonville, FL, and is a graduate of Sandalwood High School.
Te’Vaughn Hurse was a workhorse for the Thunder offense in the game, rushing for 200 yards and a pair of touchdowns in 24 carries for an 8.3 yards per carry average. In four games this season, Hurse has 338 rushing yards in 60 carries and has scored five touchdowns. Hurse is a sophomore from Fort Wayne, IN, and is a graduate of New Haven High School. Hurse shared the weekly honor with Central Lakes College quarterback Jake Faber.
The Thunder defense is currently leading the MCAC Team Defensive statistics, allowing an average of just 198 total yards per game, and giving up an average of less than five points per game. The Thunder have posted shutouts in two of the four games they have played this season and have given up just 19 total points to their opponents.
The 2015 Thunder Football team is currently in second place of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference Eastern Division with a 2-0 division record and a 3-1 overall record. The MCAC Coaches’ Poll has the Thunder ranked in third place this weekly, behind traditional powerhouse programs Central Lakes College and Rochester Technical College. The Thunder host Central Lakes College at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, in a key MCAC Eastern Division match-up.
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association. The football conference includes 12 teams which are divided geographically into Eastern and Western Divisions. More information about the conference is available from the league’s website located at http://www.mcac sports.com.

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