Speed Jr., Fischer Earn MEC Football Honors This Week

Speed Jr., Fischer Earn MEC Football Honors This Week

BRIDGEPORT -- Malik Grove (Notre Dame), Aman Speed Jr. (West Virginia Wesleyan) and Tyler Fischer (West Virginia Wesleyan) have earned Mountain East Conference Player of the Week honors for their play in the seventh week of the season.

Grove, a senior from Cincinnati, Ohio, paced the NDC offense in a 45-7 win over Urbana. He threw for 229 yards and five touchdowns and added 83 more yards on the ground. He broke the school record with 8,882 yards of total offense and set a new NDC mark with 91 touchdowns accounted for. 

Speed Jr., a sophmore from Baltimore, Md., was key in West Virginia Wesleyan's 10-7 win over UVa-Wise. He scooped up a fumble and raced 41 yards for WVWC's only touchdown in the game. He also recorded six tackles in the game, including a pair of sacks that totaled up 14 yards. 

Fischer, a sophomore from Chalfont, Pa., had four key points in WVWC's narrow win over UVa-Wise. He had a 36-yard field goal to start the game and also added an extra point in the win. 

Other Top Performances
Offense: Ryan Feiss (SU) had seven catches for 97 yards a touchdown in a win over Fairmont State ... Jaylen McNair (GSC) had a 37-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter that lifted the Pioneers to a win over West Liberty ... Adam Fulton (CU) had three touchdown passes and 193 yards for the Mountain Lions ... Rodell Rahmaan (UU) had an 81-yard touchdown catch on the first play of the game against Notre Dame ... Laurence King (FSU) had four catches for 86 yards vs. No. 2 Shepherd ... Juawan Etheredge (WVSU) carried the ball 17 for 100 yards and two scores.
Defense: Myles Humphrey (SU) became the school's all-time sack leader with two last week and also had eight stops in a win over Shepherd ... Earon Settles (GSC) had 12 tackles, including 1.5 tackles for a loss, in a win over West Liberty ... Duray Hall (UU) had a season-high 16 tackles against Notre Dame ... Naiquan Thomas (FSU) had seven tackles and scored on a 37-yard interception return against Shepherd.
Special Teams: Brandon Purk (UU) averaged 44.9 net average and had three punts of over 50 yards with three inside the 20 yard line ... Anton Vrebac (NDC) punted the ball eight times for an average of 41.0 yards with five inside the 20.