Eighteen from MIAC named to D3football.com All-Region Teams

Concordia fullback Chad Johnson was named MIAC Player of the Year in November. (Photo: Sheldon Green)
Concordia fullback Chad Johnson was named MIAC Player of the Year in November. (Photo: Sheldon Green)

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Eighteen student-athletes from the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) have been selected to D3football.com's All-West Region teams. D3football.com announced its 13th annual All-Region teams on Tuesday.

The MIAC landed six players on the First Team, including MIAC Player of the Year Chad Johnson and Interior Lineman of the Year Austin Jochum. St. Thomas tight end Matt Christenson and safety Isaac Seering also earned First Team status, along with Saint John's guard Dan Greenheck and safety Max Jackson.

Three MIAC players – St. Thomas center Matt Beck, Saint John's defensive tackle Nathan Brinker and Bethel safety Dawson Brown – garnered Second Team consideration, while nine MIAC players earned Third Team distinction. Four Johnnies – wide receiver Evan Clark, offensive tackle Andrew Jarosz, linebacker David Franta and cornerback Leonard Gutierrez – were named to the Third Team, along with Concordia center Brandon Bundgaard, Bethel defensive end Kyle Kilgore, St. Thomas linebacker Dylan Andrew and Augsburg punter Glenn Meyers and return specialist Undre Smith-Brewer.

The All-Region teams, selected in balloting by West Region sports information directors and D3football.com staff, were chosen from 259 nominations by Division III member schools. A total of 77 players were selected. Players nominated for All-Region are eligible to be considered for D3football.com All-America honors, which will be announced the evening of Dec. 15, in D3football.com's pregame coverage for Stagg Bowl XLV.

D3football.com All-West Region
| Chad Johnson | Sr. | RB | Concordia | First Team |
| Matt Christenson | Sr. | TE | St. Thomas | First Team |
| Dan Greenheck | So. | G | Saint John's | First Team |
| Austin Jochum | Sr. | DT | St. Thomas | First Team |
| Isaac Seering | Sr. | S | St. Thomas | First Team |
| Max Jackson | Jr. | S | Saint John's | First Team |
| Matt Beck | Jr. | C | St. Thomas | Second Team |
| Nathan Brinker | Jr. | DT | Saint John's | Second Team |
| Dawson Brown | Jr. | S | Bethel | Second Team |
| Evan Clark | Sr. | WR | Saint John's | Third Team |
| Andrew Jarosz | Sr. | T | Saint John's | Third Team |
| Brandon Bundgaard | Jr. | C | Concordia | Third Team |
| Kyle Kilgore | Jr. | DE | Bethel | Third Team |
| David Franta | Sr. | LB | Saint John's | Third Team |
| Dylan Andrew | Sr. | LB | St. Thomas | Third Team |
| Leonard Gutierrez | Sr. | CB | Saint John's | Third Team |
| Glenn Meyers | Sr. | P | Augsburg | Third Team |
| Undre Smith-Brewer | Sr. | KR | Augsburg | Third Team |

| D3Football.com All-West Region Team |