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Published November 11 2012

NDSU’s Olson, LeCompte earn MVFC weekly honors

FARGO – North Dakota State football players Grant Olson and Ben LeCompte earned Missouri Valley weekly honors, the league announced Sunday.

Olson, a junior linebacker for NDSU, nabbed the conference’s defensive honor with eight tackles including 1.5 sacks in the Bison’s 20-17 win over South Dakota State on Saturday.

Bison kicker LeCompte earned the conference’s newcomer of the week distinction as he averaged 49.8 yards per punt with a long of 63 on Saturday. He also averaged 60 yards per kickoff.