Monday, September 21, 2009

Goode and Puschell are named players of the week in USA South

Ferrum Senior linebacker Mauriek Goode, and Freshman placekicker Scott Puschell were both honored by the USA South by being named defensive, and special teams players of the week respectively.

Below is the release from the USA South Website:

Football Defensive Player of the Week
Maureik Goode, Ferrum - The Powhatan, Virginia senior linebacker had nine total tackles, two interceptions, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery as the Panthers defeated Bridgewater, 37-34, in overtime. Goode accounted for two solo tackles and seven assisted take downs. Goode's first interception was returned to the Bridgewater 40 yard line and helped set up Ferrum's first score of the game. His second pickoff was taken back to the Bridgewater 16 yard line and led to a field goal. On Bridgewater's overtime possession, Goode forced, then recovered, a fumble which allowed the Panthers to win the game with a field goal. Also Nominated: Joe Lunsford, Shenandoah; Mario Huffman, Averett; Phil Garrett, Maryville; Devon Morrison, Greensboro; Trevor Wagner, Christopher Newport.

Football Special Teams Player of the Week
Scott Puschell, Ferrum - The Chantilly, Virginia senior kicker booted a 28-yard field goal in overtime to defeat Bridgewater, 37-34. Puschell also added field goals of 31 and 19 yards in the win to finish 3-for-3 on the day. He also had a perfect day converting each of his PAT opportunities (4-for-4). Also Nominated: Devontae Atkins, N.C. Wesleyan; Brandon Drumgoole, Greensboro.

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