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Lindenwood, Missouri S&T Garner Final Weekly GLVC Football Honors

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INDIANAPOLIS – Lindenwood University junior running back Nash Sutherlin and sophomore defensive tackle Tayvian Weary, along with Missouri S&T running back/return specialist Payton McAlister, have earned the season’s final Great Lakes Valley Conference Player of the Week honors in football, it was announced by the league office Monday.

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Nash Sutherlin, Lindenwood
Jr., RB, Columbia, Missouri
Major: Sports Management
Team Result: 42-10 win at Southwest Baptist

·       Ran for 231 yards on 22 carries

·       Scored three touchdowns on the day, including a long of 38 yards

·       Averaged 10.5 yards per carry

·       Earns first career Offensive Player of the Week award

·       Last Lindenwood Offensive Player of the Week:  Cade Brister (11/11/19)

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Tayvian Weary, Lindenwood
So., DT, St. Louis, Missouri

Major: Sports Management
Team Result: 42-10 win at Southwest Baptist

·       Registered five tackles in the win, with four of them coming behind the line of scrimmage

·       Posted three sacks and forced two fumbles on the day

·       Earns his first career Defensive Player of the Week award

·       Last Lindenwood Defensive Player of the Week:  Drew Harlow (11/11/19)

SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Payton McAlister, Missouri S&T
So., RB/KR/PR, Decatur, Texas

Major: Civil Engineering

Team Result: 51-50 win vs. McKendree

·       Recorded 330 all-purpose yards, which marked a GLVC season high, and ranked third-most in S&T history and sixth overall in conference history

·       Notched 132 yards on five kickoff returns

·       Had a 45-yard runback that put the ball in McKendree territory

·       Added a 34-yard kickoff return later in the contest as well as a 34-yard runback on his only punt return of the game, which set up an S&T touchdown

·       Also had five receptions for 130 yards and two touchdowns, including a 47-yard scoring catch that put the Miners ahead for good with 3:47 remaining

·       Earns his first career Special Teams Player of the Week award

·       Last Missouri S&T Special Teams Player of the Week:  Ben Styron (11/4/19)