COLUMBUS, Ohio – One day after picking up his first weekly honor from the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, Defiance's sophomore kicker, Spencer Saunders, has been tabbed the OhioCollegeFootball.com Division III Special Teams Player of the Week.
Saunders scored 12 points without missing a kick in DC's 30-7 victory against Anderson. The Springfield, Ohio, native split the uprights on field goal attempts from 33, 28 and 22 yards out and added a trio of point-after attempts in the Yellow Jacket victory.
OhioCollegeFootball.com chooses its weekly award recipients from nominations submitted by sports information directors from each institution. OCF selects a player of the week for offense, defense and special teams for each of the NCAA Division I, II and III levels.
Saunders and the Jackets (1-3, 1-1 HCAC) will play at Earlham on Saturday, September 29 at 2:00 pm.