Football - Defense: Nick Slade, Inside Linebacker, 6-2, 223, Senior, St. Cloud, Minn./Tech

Slade tied for a team-high in tackling as the Blugolds faced UW-Whitewater on Saturday, falling just short 19-10. He tied two other teammates with 11 tackles, six solos and five assists. One of his tackles was for a loss. Slade also intercepted a pass in the first quarter and Eau Claire got on the board on the ensuing drive with a field goal.