Sunday, September 10, 2017

MAC Football "Players of the Week," Week Two Announced

ANNVILLE, Pa. (Football) – The Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) has announced its football weekly award recipients for the week ending Sept. 9, 2017.

Offensive Player of the Week
Alec Vignola (Albright / Sr., QB / Sicklerville, N.J.) was nearly perfect in the air while leading the Lions to a 50-17 win over Misericordia in the conference opener. Vignola completed 20-of-21 passes for a 95.2 completion percentage, a new school record. The senior threw for 306 yards and three touchdowns. He did not throw an interception and was not sacked. Vignola also led the Lions in rushing with 54 yards on five attempts. Nearly 11 yards per rush. His longest pass completion was for 45 yards, while his longest rush was 37 yards.

Defensive Player of the Week
Jordan Powell (Widener / Jr., CB / Morristown, N.J.) came up big for the Pride’s defense by scoring two defensive touchdowns in a 49-7 win over FDU-Florham in the conference opener. In total, Powell recorded seven tackles (five solo), 3.5 tackles for loss, a sack, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, two pass breakups and an interception. Both of the junior’s touchdowns came in the third quarter. The first coming when he strip-sacked the quarterback and scooped and scored on an 18-yard return. With FDU-Florham driving, Powell jumped a route on the goal line and raced 100 yards for his second touchdown in less than 10 minutes.

Special Teams Player of the Week
Kevin Goetz (Albright / Jr., K-P / Feasterville, Pa.) made all six of his point-after-touchdown (PATs) and averaged 44 yards on three punts in a 50-17 win over Misericordia in the conference opener. One of his punts landed inside the 20. Goetz also average 59 yards on eight kickoffs.

#12 Delaware Valley 34, Lycoming 3
Stevenson 38, King’s 9
Lebanon Valley 36, Wilkes 0
Widener 49, FDU-Florham 7
Albright 50, Misericordia 17

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