BAY CITY, Mich. - Saginaw Valley State University senior quarterback Jonathon Jennings (Columbus, Ohio/Westerville South) was named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) "Offensive Player of the Week" after throwing 541 yards passing on 28 completions to go along with seven touchdowns in the Cardinals’ 47-34 victory over Hillsdale College on Saturday. Grand Valley State University sophomore defensive lineman DeOndre Hogan (Livonia, Mich./Clarenceville) earned "Defensive Player of the Week Honors," while Tiffin University sophomore kick returner Stefan Willis (Akron, Ohio/Firestone) was tabbed "Special Teams Player of the Week."
GLIAC Football Offensive Player of the Week:
Jonathon Jennings - Saginaw Valley State
(SR, QB, 6-2, 205, Columbus, Ohio)
Saginaw Valley State University senior QB Jonathon Jennings posted a school-record 541 yards passing on 28 completions to go along with seven touchdowns in the Cardinals’ 47-34 victory over Hillsdale College on Saturday. The previous mark for touchdown passes in a game at SVSU was five. Jennings connected with senior wide out Jeff Janis 15 times in the game for a school-record 331 yards and a school-record tying four touchdowns. Jennings has broken the GLIAC career record passing yards (8,722) currently leads the GLIAC in passing yards per game (307.5) and TD passes (23).
Offensive Weekly Honor Roll:
Tra’Von Chapman - AU, Jason Vader Laan - FS, Daiquone Ford - UF, Michael Rattay - GV, Sam Landry - HC, Josh McLaughlin - MU, Wyatt Jurasin - NM, Carrington Thompson - NU.
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; (10/28) J. Jennings - SV.
GLIAC Football Defensive Player of the Week:
DeOndre Hogan - Grand Valley State
(SO, DL, 6-2, 255, Livonia, Mich./Clarenceville)
Grand Valley State sophomore
defensive lineman DeOndre Hogan tallied eight tackles (3 solo/5
assisted), three tackles for loss (-15), two quarterbacks (-13) and
a pass deflection as Grand Valley State claimed a 23-17 GLIAC road
win at Northwood University. Hogan was part of a defense that
limited Northwood to 245 yards of total offense, including just 77
via the ground. The Laker defense limited the Timberwolves to 3.6
yards per play and 1.9 yards per rush.
GLIAC Football Defensive Weekly Honor Roll:
Jamie Meder - AU, Terrell Porter - FS, Kevin Brewton - UF, Marcus Rogers - LE, Dan Mower - MU, Taylor Ziolkowski - MT, Michael Fisher - NU, Brian Johnson - SV, Cameron Trudell - WU.
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; (10/28) D. Hogan - GV.
GLIAC Football Special Teams Player of the Week:
Stefan Willis - Tiffin
(SO, DB/KR, 6-0, 185, Akron, Ohio/Firestone)
Tiffin University sophomore
defensive back/kick returner Stefan Willis averaged 43.25 yards per
kick return, as he totaled 173 yards in kick returns (177 all
purpose yards), including an 87 yard kickoff return for a touchdown
in Tiffin’s 30-29 loss to Walsh. Willis also had an
interception in the game for the Dragons. He currently lead
the GLIAC in kick off return average with 31.7 yards per
GLIAC Football Special Teams
Weekly Honor Roll:
Anthony McCarthy - AU, Austin Kantola - FS, Tory Clark - UF, Frank Dufour - MU, John Oberheide - NM, Keegan Haggarty - 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; (10/28) S. Willis - TU.