Neugebauer, Wagner named to all-GPAC team

Dakota Wesleyan University's Spencer Neugebauer runs with the ball during a game against Doane on Oct. 5 at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Dakota Wesleyan University football team had a pair of members on the all-Great Plains Athletic Conference team.

Mitchell native Spencer Neugebauer was named to the all-GPAC first-team as a kick returner and second team as a wide receiver. Meanwhile, linebacker Tyler Wagner made the second team.

Neugebauer recorded a team-high 487 receiving yards to go with two touchdowns on 33 receptions. As a kick returner, he returned 28 kickoffs for 713 yards, a 25.5-yard average.

Wagner finished third on the team with 67 tackles and second with 11.5 tackles for loss. He also had 1.5 sacks this season. He finishes his career with 238 tackles, 30 tackles for loss and five sacks.

Wideout Daniel Libolt, defensive lineman Alan Murtic and Mitchell native Cody Reichelt, a linebacker, all were honorable mention.


DWU finished the season 3-8 overall and 2-7 in conference play.

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