Gophers' Emmit Carpenter Hits 52 and 53-yard field goals


With field goals of 52 and 53-yards, Emmit Carpenter was named the Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week.

In the game against Purdue Carpenter connected on all three field goal attempts, with his third coming from 28 yards. The two from beyond 50 yards mark the longest of his career so far.

So far the kicker has shown very well, connecting on 16-of-18 attempts (88.9%), all 35 extra point attempts, and all attempts over 50 yards.