ST. PAUL — Grand Rapids High School graduate Eric Soderberg, now playing for the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, received an honor recently for his play.
Soderberg was named the UMAC Special Teams Player of the Week. Soderberg had kickoff and punting duties in Saturday’s win over Mayville State. He averaged 44.3 yards on six punts, including landing three inside the 20-yard-line. Soderberg also had matched a team-high with 13 tackles on defense.
St. Scholastica’s Zach Edwards (St. Paul, Minn./Henry Sibley HS) is the UMAC Football Offensive Player of the Week. In Saturday’s come-from-behind overtime win over Mayville State University, Edwards was part of all six touchdowns for the Saints with four passing TDs and two rushing scores.