From left: Nicholas McBeain, Tayler Lentz and PJ Peterson
From left: Nicholas McBeain, Tayler Lentz and PJ Peterson
Football - Mon, May 22, 2017

The Valley City State University football team has named three team captains for the 2017 season.

VCSU seniors Tayler Lentz, PJ Peterson and Nicholas McBeain were all named captains earlier this month. The trio were voted team captains by their teammates following the conclusion of VCSU football's spring practices.

Peterson is an offensive lineman from Larimore, N.D., majoring in physical education. Lentz is a tight end from Valley City, N.D., studying elementary education at VCSU. McBeain, a linebacker from Shakopee, Minn., is majoring in sports management.

Valley City State is coming off a 6-4 finish in 2016, a season that included two wins over Top 25-ranked teams. The Vikings will open the 2017 season Sept. 2 at home against defending conference champion Dickinson State University.