November 11, 2013

Johns Hopkins' Campbell Named Centennial Special Teams Player of the Week

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Nov. 11, 2013

LANCASTER, PA -- Johns Hopkins freshman place kicker Nick Campbell(Torrance, CA/South) has been named the Centennial Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts in the Blue Jays' 45-30 victory over Franklin & Marshall on Saturday. This is the first time Campbell has earned the honor in his career.

Campbell hit all six of his extra points and was good on his only field goal attempt of the game from 31 yards to help Johns Hopkins to the 45-30 victory, which clinched the outright Centennial Conference title and the league's automatic bid to the upcoming NCAA Playoffs for the Blue Jays.

The effort against the Diplomats continued a strong season for Campbell, who is 45-of-46 on extra points and has been good on all nine of his field goal attempts. Campbell's 72 points this season are the third-highest single-season total in school history by a kicker and his nine field goals are the second-highest total by a Johns Hopkins freshman and the eighth-highest total overall.

Johns Hopkins is currently 9-0 overall and 8-0 in the Centennial Conference. The Blue Jays will travel to McDaniel on Saturday (November 16) to close the regular season with the announcement of the 2013 NCAA Division III football bracket set for Sunday, November 17 at 6 pm. All first-round games will be played on Saturday, November 23 at times and locations to be announced when the bracket is released.

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