Broback earned first team all-conference for offense honors as a
kicker and was named to the second team all-conference for defense team
as a punter. Last year he earned All-MIAC second team honors.
He went 22-for-22 this season in PATs, marking the second consecutive
season in which a Piper kicker has been perfect in extra-point
attempts. Derek Johnson '10 accomplished the feat last year by going
Broback also made 6-of-8 field goal attempts this season, including a
long of 42 yards. He averaged 52.2 yards/kickoff as he tallied 1672
yards on 32 kickoffs. He had just one kick out-of-bounds and only one
As a punter, Broback averaged 36.9 yards/punt in 51 punts
totaling 1881 yards. He had a long punt of 55 yards, four
over 50-yards, and pinned Piper opponents inside the 20 yard-line eight
Following the Augsburg game early in the season, Broback was named the MIAC special teams player of the week.
Alex House (Sr., Champlin, Minn.) landed a pair of spots on the
second team all-conference for offense team as a wide receiver and a
utility player. This is House's second All-MIAC second team honor in his
House averaged 55.5 receiving yards/game. He had 53 catches for 555
yards, averaging 10.5 yards/catch. He had four receiving touchdowns this
On kick returns, House averaged 20.9 yards/return. He had 27 returns
for a total of 565 yards with a long of 54 yards. On punt returns, House
averaged 7.6 yards/return for a long of 23.
He led the team in all-purpose yards, averaging 117.5 yards/game for a total of 1175 yards.
Also earning second team all-conference for offense team honors was
offensive lineman Derall King (Sr., Inver Grove Heights, Minn.). This
marked the third straight year King has been named to an All-MIAC list.
On the second team all-conference for defense squad, defensive
lineman Eric Klaers (So., Elk River, Minn.) earned the honor in addition
to to Broback.
Klaers had 40 tackles (21 solo, 19 assists) and an interception,
which he returned for seven yards. He also had three pass break-ups.
As part of a conference-wide sportsmanship initiative, the MIAC
announced the fifth annual All-MIAC Sportsmanship team for football.
Members of the All-MIAC Sportsmanship team are selected by their coaches
and teammates as individuals who demonstrate ideals of positive
sportsmanship both on and off the field of competition.
Anthony Iten (Sr., Fridely, Minn.) was named Hamline's representative to the All-MIAC sportsmanship team.