Benedictine's Lopez, Eureka's Douglas Named to D3football.com Team of the Week

Benedictine tight end Alex Lopez and Eureka wide receiver James Douglas III have been named to the D3football.com Team of the Week.
Benedictine tight end Alex Lopez and Eureka wide receiver James Douglas III have been named to the D3football.com Team of the Week.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- Benedictine University junior tight end Alex Lopez and Eureka College senior wide receiver James Douglas III were named to the D3football.com Team of the Week on Tuesday.


D3football.com Team of the Week (Week 9)


Lopez caught 12 passes for 112 yards with two touchdowns in a 27-25 loss to Aurora. Seven of his catches culminated in first downs, and six of them were on third-down conversions. His back-to-back catches helped Benedictine convert from a second-and-15 situation in the second quarter and his last catch of the game accounted for 23 yards to set up a touchdown that enabled Benedictine a chance to tie in the closing seconds.

Douglas scored four total touchdowns in Eureka's 50-49 NACC win over Lakeland, racking up 216 receiving yards on six receptions. He had touchdown receptions of 48 yards, 16 yards and 65 yards, respectively, and rushed for one more.

2019 D3football.com Team of the Week Recipients
Alex Lopez, jr., TE, Benedictine (Week 9, 11/5/19)
James Douglas III, sr., WR, Eureka (Week 9, 11/5/19)
Colton Jewell, sr., TE, Aurora (Week 8, 10/28/19)
Mykael Ignaszak, jr., LB, Wisconsin Lutheran (Week 8, 10/28/19)
Colton Jewell, sr., TE, Aurora (Week 6, 10/14/19)
Tanner Mateus, fr., PK, Benedictine (Week 1, 9/10/19)
Gavin Zimbelman, jr., QB, Aurora (Week 1, 9/10/19)