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Kacmarynski to Continue Career as a Defender at Dordt

Posted: Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 at 5:56 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports - Andrew Schneider

Following his favorite high school wide receiver, Pella Christian’s David Kacmarynski has signed with the Dordt College Defenders to continue his football career.

The all-time leading passer in school history is joining Levi Jungling in Sioux Center in an attempt to invigorate a football program under second-year Head Coach Joel Penner.

“The factors for that decision were pretty simple: I wanted a college that’s high academically and a coaching staff that cared about me as a person with the potential to win some games,” Kacmarynski told KNIA/KRLS Sports. “I believe Dordt has the potential for all of those things.”

But Eagles fans shouldn’t expect the most prolific passing combination in state history to reconnect at Dordt, as Penner has visions of using Kacmarynski’s excellent defensive skills on a unit that gave up 42 points per game. 

“With David, there’s such a diversity of skill sets,” Penner says. “A lot of what goes into playing somebody at a certain position is yes, it’s what they do best, but it’s also what do you need most.”

The 6-3, 220-pound Kacmarynski was a four-year starter at middle linebacker for Pella Christian, and finished his career with 277 tackles, 51 stops for a loss, and eight fumble recoveries.