Wayne, Neb. — Thanks to a career-high 356 passing yards and five total touchdowns in Saturday night’s 49-10 victory over Southwest Minnesota State, Wayne State junior quarterback Nick Bohn (bow – un) was named Monday morning as the Northern Sun Conference Football Offensive Player of the Week announced by the league office in Burnsville, Minnesota. It’s the first time this season and second time in his career that Bohn has earned NSIC Player of the Week honors.
A 6-1, 215-pound quarterback from Bennington, Bohn completed 14 of 26 passes for a career-high 356 yards and three TD’s while rushing for two more scores on runs of 11 and 10 yards in the Wildcat victory. The five TDs were a career-high for Bohn along with the 386 yards of total offense. He fired scoring strikes of 53, 74 and 59 yards in the first half helping Wayne State improve to 2-1 on the season.
This season, Bohn has completed 46 of 77 passes (59.7%) for 769 yards with five TD’s and two interceptions. He ranks second in the NSIC in passing yards per game (256.3) and is fifth in total offense yards per game (268.3). Bohn’s four rushing touchdowns rank tied for third in the league.
Wayne State visits Missouri S&T Saturday evening at 6 p.m. in the Wildcats’ first non-conference football game since the 2011 season.