Northwest PK Named MIAA Special Teams Co-Player Of The Week

Northwest Missouri State sophomore placekicker Parker Sampson has named the MIAA Co-Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in Northwest Missouri State’s 62-17 win at Northeastern State.

Sampson (Kansas City, Mo.) booted a career-long 50-yard field goal and accounted for 14 points with two field goals and eight extra points in the win over the RiverHawks. Sampson’s 50-yard field goal gave Northwest a 31-3 lead in the second quarter. His 32-yard field goal capped the scoring for the Bearcats in the third quarter. Sampson kicked off 11 times and had four touchbacks.

Sampson ranks second in the MIAA in scoring with 71 points on the season.