Ashland's Anthony Taylor Named GLIAC Football "Offensive Player of the Week"

Ashland's Anthony Taylor Named GLIAC Football "Offensive Player of the Week"

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BAY CITY, Mich. - Ashland University junior running back Anthony Taylor (Arlington, Va./Washington-Lee) was named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) "Offensive Player of the Week" after rushing for 311 yards and four touchdowns in the Eagles' 62-10 win over Lake Erie College on Saturday.  Grand Valley State University senior defensive back Reggie Williams (Lansing, Mich./Everett) earned "Defensive Player of the Week Honors," while Ohio Dominican University sophomore kicker Brent Wahle (Pataskala, Ohio/Bishop Hartley) was tabbed "Special Teams Player of the Week."

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GLIAC Football Offensive Player of the Week:
Anthony Taylor - Ashland

(JR, RB, 5-11, 209, Arlington, Va./Washington-Lee)

Ashland University junior running back Anthony Taylor set a school, single-game record for rushing yards at Lake Erie. The junior rushed for 311 yards and four touchdowns on 29 carries in AU’s 62-10 victory. Taylor’s scoring runs measured 56, 40, 1 and 13 yards. This was his fourth game of 100+ yards this season, and the second time he had over 200 yards rushing this season and it’s the third 200-yard game of Taylor’s career. On the year, Taylor has rushed for 844 yards and six touchdowns and is averaging 8.0 yards per carry.

GLIAC Football Offensive Weekly Honor Roll:
Jason Vander Laan - FS, Daiquone Ford - UF, Heath Parling - GV, Sam Landry - HC, Bryce Pratt - MU, Carrington Thompson - NU, Mark Nichols - OD, Jeff Janis - SV, Anthonio Pipkin - TU, Desmon Martin - WS.

2013 GLIAC Offensive "Players of the Week":
(9/9) A. Bilal - LE; (9/16) J. Vander Laan - FS; (9/23) J. Jennings - SV; (9/30) V. Reed - UF; (10/7) A Taylor - AU.

 

GLIAC Football Defensive Player of the Week:
Reggie Williams - Grand Valley State

(SO, DB, 5-9, 175, Lansing, Mich./Everett)

Grand Valley State senior cornerback Reggie Williams recorded four tackles and four pass break ups in the Lakers’ 49-3 victory over Michigan Tech Saturday night. He also returned three punts 31 yards and had a pair of kickoff returns that totaled 29 yards. Williams was part of a defense that limited Michigan Tech to 338 yards of total offense and held the Huskies without a TD. The Lakers held the Huskies 26 points below their season scoring average.

GLIAC Football Defensive Weekly Honor Roll: 
Adam Wallace - AU, Justin Zimmer - FS, Kevin Brewton - UF, Steven Embry - HC, Adam Williams - NM, Jefson Nelson - NU, Billy Eakins - OD, DeAngelo Paris - SV, Joseph Collard - TU, Moe Davenport - WS.

2013 GLIAC Defensive "Players of the Week"
(9/9) J. Kaufman - GV; (9/16) E. Viverette - WS; (9/23)  J. Zimmer - FS; (9/30) C. Culbertson - OD; (10/7) R. Williams - GV.

 

GLIAC Football Special Teams Player of the Week:
Brent Wahle - Ohio Dominican

(SO, K, 6-2, 175, Pataskala, Ohio/Bishop Hartley)

Ohio Dominican University sophomore kicker Brent Wahle Booted a school record four field goals in the Panthers’ 33-20 victory over Walsh University on Saturday.  He connected from 45, 36, 29 and 38 yards in the contest.  This marked the third game with three or more field goals this season for Wahle.  He currently leads the GLIAC in field goals made (11) and attempted (13), while leading all kickers in scoring (54 points). Wahle has the best percentage (85%) of any kicker who has made more than four kicks and has made three of the four longest field goals in the GLIAC this season (47, 47, 45).

GLIAC Football Special Teams Weekly Honor Roll:
Anthony McCarthy - AU, Dontae Ingraham - FS, Tory Clark - UF, Chris Picano - GV, Steven Mette - HC, Christian Jessie - NM, Bryan Thomas - NU, Scott Stanford - SV, Tim Carter - WU, Stefan Terleckyj - WS.

2013 GLIAC Special Teams "Players of the Week":  (9/9) N. Morris - UF; (9/16) D. Harrison - OD; (9/23) G. Mead - MT; (9/30) J. Bell - OD; (10/7) B. Wahle - OD.