Freeland, Mich. - The MIAA has announced on Monday (Nov. 18) that senior Chase Hinkle (Concord, Mich. / Concord) has been named the Special Teams Athlete of the Week.
Hinkle returned a punt 77 yards for a touchdown in Alma's 46-0 win over Finlandia on Saturday (Nov. 16). It was the longest punt return by any MIAA player this season and Hinkle second punt return touchdown this year.
Hinkle also had six rushes for 62 yards – including 32 yards on a jet sweep – and two catches for 14 yards.
It is the first time this season that Alma has had a player earn the special teams Athlete of the Week distinction and the third overall time a Scot has gotten a weekly conference award in 2019.