Somerset's Justin Trautmiller receives national football honor
St. Scholastica senior safety Justin Trautmiller (Somerset) has been named to the D3football.com Team of the Week for week 7.
In Saturday's 29-12 Homecoming victory over Westminster College (Mo.), Trautmiller tied his own program record with three interceptions. All three interceptions led to touchdowns for the Saints on the ensuing possession. Trautmiller was also named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) Defensive Player of the Week.
As a team, the Saints tied a program record with five interceptions and seven total takeaways vs. Westminster as they now lead Division III and are second in all of college football (FBS, FCS, D-II) in turnover margin.
Last year, Trautmiller was a first team UMAC defensive back, ranking second in the conference with five interceptions.