Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Delaware Valley Football - Shorter Named Mac Special Teams Player of the Week

ANNVILLE (PA) – Delaware Valley University sophomore Eric Shorter (Trenton, NJ/Princeton) was selected as the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Special Teams Player of the Week for his showing in the Aggies’ 49-7 victory over Misericordia University on September 9.

Shorter returned the opening kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown to give DelVal a lead it would not relinquish just 12 seconds in. It was the second kickoff return for a score in Shorter’s career, making him the first player in program history to do so. He finished with 180 all-purpose yards as he added 91 receiving yards and a touchdown on two catches.

The Aggies, who are 2-0 and ranked 4th in the latest D3football.com poll following the win, will travel to MAC foe King’s College on Saturday, September 17.

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