On October 1st undefeated University of Dubuque Spartans 4-0 faced undefeated Central College 4-0 in a IIAC conference battle. The 2016 Wheaton-Warrenville South Football Alum Blaze Barista who was playing mostly special teams and some spot CB in the first 4 games of his freshman season got an opportunity halfway thru the 2nd quarter. In the next 2.5 quarters Blaze had quite a game, 2 interceptions, 4 tackles (3 solo), and a fumble recovery.
Dubuque won the game 35-17 and the recognition of Blaze’s game came from the:
IIAC Conference Male Athlete of the Week and Defensive Football POTW,
D3Football.com Team of The Week and
The University of Dubuque – Spartan Football POTW.
Blaze Barista #15 CB at University of Dubuque Football 2016,
Oct 1 2016 Game vs Central College – Awarded IIAC Athlete of the Week, D3Football.com CB Team of the Week, UD Defensive POTW