Brooklyn, NY---After a huge overtime 27-24 win over #9 Georgia Military yesterday afternoon, three Avengers have been recognized by the Northeast Football Conference for their efforts in the game.
Sophomore running back, Deon Tidwell (L), headlines the trio as the conference's Offensive Player of the Week. Tidwell set an ASA single-game rushing record with 273 yards on the ground including a 43-yard touchdown run. He also caught two passes for 25 yards.
Freshman defensive tackle, Rashad Brandon, shares Defensive Player of the Week honors with Kyszir White of Lackawanna. Brandon got the defense on the scoreboard in the third quarter on a fumble recovery and return to the end zone to give the Avengers a 21-10 lead.
Freshman kicker, Ross Hoffman, received Special Teams Player of the Week honors. Hoffman kicked the 39-yard field goal in overtime to give the Avengers the victory. He also connected from 31 yards out in the third quarter as his only other field goal attempt of the afternoon. Adding to his perfect day, Hoffman was 3-3 on PATs.
The Avengers open up conference play at Monroe College this Saturday, Sept. 19th, in New Rochelle. Kickoff is scheduled for 5:30 PM at City Park (New Rochelle, NY).