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Monday, September 28, 2015

North Central Cardinals Kicker, Punter & Snapper News


September 28, 2015 - kicker/punter Dom Zavaglia earns weekly CCIW honors 
"Zavaglia became the first Cardinal to earn Player of the Week honors from the CCIW on the strength of his performance in Saturday's game, a 50-49 loss to No. 5-ranked Wesley College (Delaware). In addition to converting on all seven of his extra-point attempts, Zavaglia also posted a career-best 46.0-yard average on seven punting attempts, including a career-long 54-yard punt. He was a First Team All-CCIW selection as a kicker in 2014, when he tied North Central's single-game record with 13 made field goals. He has made 16 of 17 extra-point kicks and ranks third in the CCIW in punting average (39.4) thus far this season." - Cardinals

October 20, 2014 - kicker/punter Dom Zavaglia earns weekly CCIW honors
"Freshman kicker/punter Dom Zavaglia has been named the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Special Teams Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 18. Zavaglia received the distinction, his second of the season, in recognition of his contributions to the Cardinals' 53-23 victory over Carthage College on Saturday. He tied a school single-game record by making four field goals in four attempts, the longest of which was 39 yards. He also punted three times for a 40.3-yard average, converted five of six extra-point attempts and kicked off eight times for a 59.2-yard average. The CCIW's current leader in field goals made (9) and points scored by kicking (58), Zavaglia also received Player of the Week honors following North Central's 47-13 win over Millikin University on Oct. 4, when he converted six extra points and two field goals while also completing a 25-yard pass on a fake punt and converting one of two successful onside-kick attempts in the CCIW this season." - Cardinals

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