WICHITA, Kan. – Tanner Galliart (SR/Larned, Kan.) of Bethel College has earned this week’s KCAC Special Teams Player of the Week honor, the conference office announced Monday. Galliart was selected due to his performance in Bethel’s 34-14 victory over Bethany College on Sept. 7, by a vote of conference sports information directors.
Opponent: Bethany (Kan.)(0-1)
Score: 34-14 Result: W Site: H
Punt Returns – # of Returns: 2 Total Yards: 55 Long: 31 # of TDs: 0
Galliart is currently ranked #1 in the NAIA after averaging 27.5 yards per punt return in Saturday’s victory. Both of his returns (24 & 31 yards) crossed back into Swede territory, breaking multiple tackles on each to do so. His second return set up the offense 25 yards out of the end zone, directly resulting in a Bethel touchdown.
Galliart and the Threshers are on the road this weekend, taking on the Avila University Eagles (0-1, 0-1) at 1:00 PM on September 14.