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Iowa Wesleyan’s Henriksen, Mosley End Season with UMAC Honors

Nov 16, 2017

The Upper Midwest Athletic Conference announced the 2017 All-Conference Awards for the 2017 season this afternoon. Eureka Red Devil, LeAnthony Reasonover, took home Offensive Player of the Year and Martin Luther’s Marc Stein was named Coach of the Year. Iowa Wesleyan failed to have any member on the First Team list, but had two players earn Second Team All-Conference honors.

Christian Henriksen was named Second Team Defense as a defensive lineman, as well as being named to the UMAC All-Sportsmanship Team. Henriksen started all ten games for IW this season. He averaged 5.1 tackles per game, finishing with twenty-five solo tackles and twenty-six assisted tackles. Henriksen also recorded 3.5 sacks and 5.5 tackles for a loss this season.

Joseph Mosley was the second member of the Tigers to earn UMAC honors. He was named Second Team Defense as a defensive back and Second Team Special Teams as a Kick Returner. Mosley started all ten games for IW as well. He recorded seventy-five tackles on the season, forty-nine solo and twenty-six assisted. Mosley had 5.5 tackles for a loss, forced a fumble, and had two interceptions for the Tigers. He added seven pass breakups and three blocked kicks. In the return game, Mosley had 34 returns for 841 yards, averaging 24.7 kick return yards per game. He had two touchdowns in the return game. His longest return of the season was 83 yards.

Iowa Wesleyan finished the season with an overall record of 2-8 and a UMAC record of 2-7. They ended the 2017 season in eighth place in the UMAC standings.

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