Courtesy of the PSAC
PSAC East Offensive Player of the Week
Franklyn Quiteh, Bloomsburg
RB, Fr., Tobyhanna, Pa./Pocono Mountain West
Quiteh earns his second PSAC East Offensive Player of the Week award in four weeks after notching his second 200-yard rushing performance of the year to lead Bloomsburg to a 44-7 win over Millersville. Quiteh carried the ball 22 times for a career-high 223 yards (10.1 ypc) and two touchdowns, scoring on runs of 25 and 2 yards. Quiteh had 186 yards at halftime and only played half of the third quarter, notching his longest run of the day with a 67-yard gain on the first play from scimmage of the third. Quiteh, who now has two 200-yard games in just four career games, also has surpassed 100 yards in three of four games this year.
PSAC East Defensive Player of the Week
John Oâ€™Donnell, West Chester
DB. So., Exton, Pa./Henderson
Oâ€™Donnell made six tackles and returned an interception 55 yards for a touchdown at a key juncture of the game to help lead West Chester to its first win of the season, 35-31 over East Stroudsburg. Oâ€™Donnell picked off ESU QB Matt Marshall midway through the third quarter and returned it for the score to give the Golden Rams a two-possession lead at 28-16. The interception return for a TD was the first of his Oâ€™Donnellâ€™s career and he also broke up another pass in the game to finished with two passes defended.
PSAC West Offensive Player of the Week
Trevor Kennedy, Mercyhurst
WR, Jr., Akron, Ohio/Firestone
Kennedy caught five passes for 81 yards and a touchdown and also returned two punts for a total of 114 yards, including a 79-yard return for a touchdown to finish with 195 all-purpose yards and two scores and help Mercyhurst to a 41-0 win over Lock Haven. He averaged a gain of 27.9 yards per touch. His two touchdowns came in a span of a little over two minutes early in the third quarter. With the Lakers leading only 7-0, Kennedy hauled in a 26-yard TD pass from Garrett Kensy at the 12:10 mark to put the Lakers up by two touchdowns. Then, at the 10:01 mark, his punt return for a TD tied a school record and put the Lakers up 21-0.
PSAC West Defensive Player of the Week
Mike Gee, IUP
LB, Sr., Englewood, N.J./Dwight Morrow
Gee recorded eight total tackles, including five solo stops, and made three tackles for loss, which included 1.5 sacks in IUPâ€™s 17-0 win over Slippery Rock. He also recovered a fumble. Additionally, he helped the Crimson Hawks put constant pressure on Slippery Rock QB Ryan Sabo that resulted in him completing only one-third of his passes. With Gee leading the way, IUP held The Rock to just 143 yards of total offense and limited Akeem Satterfield, who entered the game averaging 216 rushing yards per game, to just 56 yards on 27 carries.