BAY CITY, Mich. - Lake Erie College senior quarterback Brendan Gallagher (Aurora, Ohio / Aurora) was named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) "Offensive Player of the Week" after throwing for a school-record 563 yards and six touchdowns in the Storm's shootout with Malone University on Saturday. Walsh University junior linebacker Cameron Trudell (Columbus, Ohio/Walnut Ridge) 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."
GLIAC Football Offensive Player of the Week:
Brendan Gallagher - Lake Erie
(SR, QB, 6-1, 185, Aurora, Ohio / Aurora)
Lake Erie College senior
quarterback Brendan Gallgher Completed 35-of-42 passes for a
school, single-game record 563 yards and six touchdowns in the
Storm’s shootout at Malone. Gallagher’s
performance helped lead the Storm to a GLIAC record 833 yards of
total offense. He had two touchdown passes over 60 yards in
breaking a pair of school records previously held by Sean
Bedevelsky (441 yards, 5 TD). It was the second time this
season Gallagher threw for over 400 yards in a game and the third
time this year he has had three or more touchdowns.
Offensive Weekly Honor Roll:
Anthony Taylor - AU, Jason Vader Laan - FS, Daiquone Ford - UF, Michael Ratay - GV, Sam Landry - HC, Justin Davis - MU, Tyler Scarlett - MT, Jordan Jonker - NU, Mark Nichols - OD, Jeff Janis - SV, Antonio Pipkin - TU.
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; (10/14) J. Vander Laan - FS; (10/21) B. Gallagher - LE.
GLIAC Football Defensive Player of the Week:
Cameron Trudell - Walsh
(JR, LB, 5-10, 234, Columbus, Ohio/Walnut Ridge)
Walsh University junior linebacker
Cameron Trudell had a big day in the Cavaliers’ 14-6 loss to
Ashland University on Saturday (Oct. 19). Trudell had 12 tackles,
three tackles-for-loss for seven yards, forced one fumble and
recovered two fumbles on the day, as the Walsh defense limited
Ashland to just 362 yards of total offense and just 109 yards
through the air. Trudell currently ranks 15th in the GLIAC in
tackles per game (8.7), is tied for second in fumbles recovered and
ranks 30th in tackles for loss (4.5).
GLIAC Football Defensive Weekly Honor
Phil Galaska - AU, Marvin Robinson - FS, Harold Jones-Quartey - UF, Matt Mosley - GV, Brett Pasche - HC, Fred Baker, Jr. - MU, Mike Keith - NU, Cody Culbertson - OD, Jon Bryant - SV.
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; (10/14) J. Stewart - FS; (10/21) C. Trudell - WU.
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, NCAA Division II’s top kicker, added two
more field goals to his 2013 football resume in the Panthers’
41-21 win over the University of Findlay on Thursday in the CBS
Sports Network D-II Game of the Week. Wahle now has 14 field
goal makes on the season, a school record. He also made five PATs
during the game and is now a perfect 30-for-30 on PAT attempts this
season. Wahle leads all GLIAC kickers in scoring with 72 points
this season, 20 points more than second place.
GLIAC Football Special Teams
Weekly Honor Roll:
Austin Kantola - FS, Seth White - UF, Ben Hutchins - GV, Steven Mette - HC, Frank Dufour - MU, Bryan Thomas - NU, Scott Stanford - SV.
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; (10/14) S. Stanford - SV; (10/21) B. Wahle - OD.