The UW-River Falls Athletic Department will be holding its second Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 11 a.m. The event will take place in the RCU Community Room at the UWRF Falcon Center and will include featured speaker Deb Timmerman.
UW-River Falls senior defensive end Nick Jacobsen has been named to the D3football.com All-American Third Team. Jacobsen, a Prescott native, was named the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference's 2017 Defensive Player of the Year while also earning First Team All-WIAC and D3football.com First Team All-Region honors. Jacobsen anchored a Falcon defensive unit that led the WIAC in rushing defense, allowing opponents just 79.8 rushing yards per game. He finished the season with 28 tackles, 3.5 sacks, 8.5 tackles for loss and one pass break up.