USA South Athletes of the Week - Nov. 10, 2014

USA South Athletes of the Week - Nov. 10, 2014


Football Offensive Player of the Week
Marcus Morrast, Christopher Newport - The senior quarterback from Stafford, Virginia had a hand in four touchdowns as the Captains defeated USA South foe Maryville, 37-27, to clinch the USA South Championship. Morrast was 11-of-22 passing for 207 yards and three touchdowns. On the ground, Morrast rushed for 45 yards and one score. Also Nominated: Malik Adams, N.C. Wesleyan; Ed Johnson, Maryville.

Football Defensive Player of the Week
Zach Brownell, Huntingdon - The Prattville, Alabama senior linebacker tallied 13 total tackles and helped the Hawk defense hold USA South foe Averett to just six points in a 42-6 victory. Brownell notched nine solo tackles and four assisted take downs, including one tackle for loss, in the victory. Also Nominated: Micah Smith, Maryville; Ben Harris, Averett; Tyrell Eaton, Christopher Newport.

Football Special Teams Player of the Week
Mason Studer, Christopher Newport - The Norfolk, Virginia senior place kicker/punter connected on all three of his field goal attempts, each of his four point after touchdowns and averaged 38.3 yards per punt in a 37-27 victory over USA South foe Maryville which clinched the USA South Championship for the Captains. His field goal makes were from 21, 27 and a school-record 50 yards out. Also Nominated: Codan Breckenridge, N.C. Wesleyan.


Rookies of the Week

Football Offensive Rookie of the Week
No Nominations

Football Defensive Rookie of the Week
Jaylon Johnson, N.C. Wesleyan - The Virginia Beach, Virginia freshman defensive back accumulated four tackles, an interception and a forced fumble in a 31-6 victory over USA South rival Greensboro. Johnson tallied three solo tackles and one assisted take down in the win. Also Nominated: Tyre King, Christopher Newport.

PLEASE NOTE: At least half of the teams in a sport must have competed within the previous week for honors to be awarded.

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