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UIndy, S&T, Truman Garner Weekly GLVC Football Awards

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UIndy, S&T, Truman Garner Weekly GLVC Football Awards

 

INDIANAPOLIS – University of Indianapolis senior wide receiver Malik Higgins, Missouri S&T senior linebacker Bo Brooks, and Truman State University sophomore kick returner Lawrence Woods have been named the Great Lakes Valley Conference Players of the Week in football, it was announced by the league office Monday.

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Malik Higgins, Indianapolis
Sr., WR, Evansville, Indiana
Major: Sports Management
Team Result: 41-14 home win vs. William Jewell

Racked up seven catches for 119 yards and three touchdowns, which tied his career high

Caught a 38-yard touchdown pass late in the first half to up the Greyhounds’ lead to 31-0

Also had a pair of 15-yard TD grabs

Now ranks fourth in UIndy annals with 24 career touchdown receptions

Earns his first career Offensive Player of the Week award

Last Indianapolis Offensive Player of the Week:  Jake Purichia (11/6/17)

 

 

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Bo Brooks, Missouri S&T
Sr., LB, Canutillo, Texas
Major:  Petroleum Engineering

Team Result: 16-7 win at Tuskegee

Finished with a team-high nine tackles, including four quarterback sacks

One of the sacks produced a fumble in S&T territory that the Miners recovered and returned deep into Tuskegee territory, which resulted in an S&T field goal

Also had two pass breakups in the contest

Earns his first career Defensive Player of the Week award

Last Missouri S&T Defensive Player of the Week:  Tershawn Wharton (9/10/18)

 

SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Lawrence Woods, Truman State
So., KR, St. Louis, Missouri
Major: Communication

Team Result: 34-20 win at Valparaiso

 

Posted a 92-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, marking his second kickoff return for a score this year and the third for his career

Return came in the fourth quarter after Valpo had pulled to within seven points, 20-13

Earns his first career Special Teams Player of the Week award

Last Truman State Special Teams Player of the Week:  Brock Rohler (9/26/16)