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Andrews Earns USA College Football and ECAC Player of the Week Honors

Andrews Earns USA College Football and ECAC Player of the Week Honors



PAINESVILLE, Ohio—Lake Erie College sophomore defensive back Tony Andrews (South Euclid, Ohio/Charles F. Brush) added to his honors this week after being named the USA College Football Division-II Defensive Back of the Week as well as the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Divison-II Co-Defensive Player of the Week.

Andrews was named Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Defensive Player of the Week on Monday (Oct. 13) after setting a Lake Erie record with four interceptions against nonconference rival Notre Dame College on Saturday (Oct. 12).

His four interceptions helped lift the Storm to a 42-35 victory on the road.

Andrews picked off his first pass in the second quarter and returned it 61 yards to the end zone, though the score was nullified on a penalty.  Later in the quarter, Andrews had his second interception to halt a Falcons drive late in the half in Storm territory.  In the final minute of the first half, Andrews picked off a pass in the end zone to prevent a touchdown.  Andrews had his final interception in the third quarter at the Storm 12-yard line to once again halt a Notre Dame drive.

In addition to his four interceptions, Andrews also made three tackles.

This season, Andrews has five interceptions and a kick returned for a touchdown.