Knox’s Zirkle honored by MWC

From the Register-Mail:

Calvin Zirkle, a junior from Kankakee Bishop McNamarahas been named the Midwest Conference defensive performer of the week for his efforts in Knox College’s 12-7 win over Lake Forest College on Saturday.

It was Knox’s first win of the season.

Zirkle shut down the second-leading receiver in the MWC in Lake Forest’s Dan Carter, and recorded five pass break ups and three tackles.

Zirkle now has 38 tackles for the season, and leads the team with 11 pass break ups.