Owatonna’s Carter McCauley Lands Award While Kicking for Winona State
Owatonna High School graduate and Winona State sophomore kicker Carter McCauley was named the Special Teams Player of the Week in the NSIC.
McCauley set a Warriors' record with a 53-yard field goal late in the second quarter of a 38-7 win over Minot State. He broke the previous mark of 47 yards set in 2008. But the new record did not last long. McCauley nailed a 54-yard field goal in the fourth quarter.
McCauley was also 3-for-3 on PAT attempts and boomed three touchbacks. He is 4-for-5 on field goals through two games this season and 5-for-5 on PAT attempts.
Winona State (1-1) plays at Bemidji State at ^PM Saturday, Sept. 19.
McCauley holds the Owatonna High School record with a 47-yard field goal, which came during the state championship season in 2013. He also holds the OHS record for field goals in a season with eight and in a career with 13. McCauley holds all of the Huskies' records for kickoffs.
During his prep career, McCauley was all conference in football, soccer and baseball. The Huskies soccer team went to state twice with him as their goal keeper. He is a biochemistry at Winona State.