RICHARDSON, Texas - Southwestern University sophomore kicker Luke Fierst (Kerrville, Texas / Tivy HS) kicked a game-winning field goal for the second time this season, giving the Pirates a 29-27 win against Sul Ross State. He kicked an 18-yarder as time expired for the victory. He also made a 36-yard field goal to earn his second Special Teams Player of the Week award of the year.
Fierst was named Player of the Week on September 25th when he hit the game-winning field goal of 36 yards with 42 seconds to play in the Pirates' 37-34 win at Louisiana College. He went 3-for-4 on field goal attempts, connecting for 20 yards and 19 yards as well, and was 4-for-4 on PATs.
Southwestern moves to 3-3 overall and 3-2 in ASC play. They will prepare to head to Jackson, MS next weekend as they prepare to do battle with the Belhaven Blazers. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 PM from Belhaven Bowl Stadium.