Sam Reeves has been named one of eight finalists for the Gene Upshaw Division II Lineman of the Year Award. The award is presented by the Manheim Touchdown Club and voted on by the nation’s NCAA Division II sports information directors. The winner will be announced Dec. 4. The award recipient has an invitation to participate in front of professional scouts and coaches at the East-West Shrine Game in St. Petersburg, Fla., and will also be recognized at the Manheim Touchdown Club’s annual banquet in May.

Senior volleyball player Lauren Wacker was named to the GLVC All-Conference First-Team. Wacker had a stellar season in which she set program records in digs per set with 5.85, finished third in program history in digs in a season with 620, set a new program record in career 20-dig matches with 55 and tied the mark with seven 30-dig matches (including four this season). She also was named to the All-Tournament team in the Nova Southeastern Tournament in September.

Fifteen Bulldog football players were designated All-Great Lakes Valley Conference by league coaches. Truman had seven first-team selections including unanimous honorees in running back Jordan Salima, defensive end Sam Reeves and punter Taylor Cornish. Those three along with offensive lineman Jacob Van Doren, defensive tackle Jake Floyd, linebacker Reed McBroom and defensive back Jordan Siegel were the Bulldogs named to the first-team All-GLVC. Second-team selections were offensive linemen Dane Eggert and Jacob Lewis, quarterback Jaden Barr, running back Cody Schrader, fullback Jacob Morris, defensive back Travis Myerson and place kicker Josh Scheiderer. Tight end Jake Ellis was an honorable mention.

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