Briar Cliff football’s Steven Delia has been named the NAIA National Special Teams Player of the Week as well as the GPAC Player of the Week.
Delia, a sophomore, from Chesterfield, Missouri, broke a Briar Cliff single game record going seven for seven on PATs in the Chargers first win over a ranked opponent since 2004. Delia also punted three times with an average of 53.3 yards per punt (also a single game record for BCU) including a long of 63 yards to help Briar Cliff control the field position battle on the road against #25 Dakota State.
The Chargers, off to a 2-0 start, host the Hastings Broncos on September 15. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.