Niya Wilson among three Yellowjackets to earn UMAC weekly honors

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University of Wisconsin Superior’s (UWS) Niya Wilson earned back-to-back Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) weekly honors following a game-winning performance on Sunday.

Wilson, a sophomore from Superior, was named the UMAC’s Offensive Player of the Week in women’s soccer on Monday. She tallied five points over the weekend, including an overtime game winning goal against Edgewood College on Sunday.

She is among three Yellowjackets to earn the honor this week.

Cloquet native Derrick Moe was named the UMAC men’s cross country Runner of the Week, and Eveleth native Cody Stanisich earned the honor of men’s golf Player of the Week.

Moe finished 13th in the Dan Conway Classic/UMAC Preview at Nemadji Golf Club on Thursday. Meanwhile Stanisich tied for ninth individually at the Midwest Region Classic, and finished third in the UMAC Preview at Pebble Creek Golf Club.