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UIU's Chris Smith Earns 2nd Straight NSIC Conference Honor

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 Upper Iowa' s Chris Smith took home a second straight Northern Sun Conference Offensive Player of the Week honor.

The senior running back rushed for 208 yards and 3 touchdowns in Saturday's win over Saint Cloud State. Smith tacked on another 44 receiving yards. The achievement marked the 8th time in his career he surpassed the 200 yard rushing mark in a game.

Smith is currently the top rusher in the NSIC going for 172 yards per game. His 13 rushing touchdowns ranks first in all of Division II football.

Upper Iowa is now 4-0 in a season for the first time since 1964 and the first time ever as a Division II program.

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