Gabe Dierksen Will Play Football for Sterling

Release Date: 
January 6, 2011

STERLING, Kan. - Sterling native Gabe Dierksen has signed to play football for the Sterling College Warriors in 2011. Dierksen, a 6-6, 274 pound offensive lineman, will transfer to Sterling College from Hutchinson Community College. Gabe is the son of Fred and Susan Dierksen who were both athletes at Sterling College. Fred played football for the Warriors while Susan was a three sport letter 

winner in volleyball, basketball, and softball.

Dierksen comes to Sterling after a successful stint at Hutchinson Community College where he played on the offensive line for the Blue Dragons. In 2010, Dierksen earned all conference honors while playing for HCC. Gabe spent two seasons at HCC, redshirting his first season, so he will have three years of eligibility to use at Sterling College.

At Sterling, Dierksen will contribute to an offensive line that lost four starters to graduation. With the addition of Dierksen, the