October 18, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw senior defensive end Dustin Hertel has been named to the D3football.com Team of the Week for the third time in his career after his performance in the Tigers' 27-6 win at Rhodes.
Hertel totaled nine tackles, including seven solos, in the win at Rhodes in which the DePauw defense allowed Rhodes just 40 rushing yards on 29 carries and only eight first downs.
Hertel also added 2.5 tackles for loss for 23 yards, including two sacks for losses of 20 yards. He forced a fumble on one of the sacks. For the season, Hertel has 40 tackles (13th in the SCAC), leads the league in sacks (8.0) and tackles for loss (15.0) and is tied for second in the SCAC in both forced fumbles (2) and fumble recoveries (2). He ranks third in the nation in tackles for loss and fifth in sacks.