Lutgens Honored By Freedom Football Conference
, Nov. 10, 2003 – Springfield College junior fullback Tim Lutgens
is the Freedom Football Conference (FFC) co-Offensive Player of the Week, announced today.
Lutgens shares the award with Coast Guard’s Jon Tillman.
, who hails from Greenwich, N.Y.
, rushed for 185 yards and five touchdowns to lift the seventh-ranked Pride to a 63-32 win over Norwich and its fifth FFC championship. He scored four times in the first 24 minutes to stake the Pride to a 42-3 lead midway through the second quarter. Of his 185 rushing yards, 135 yards came in the first half against the conference’s second-stingiest run defense.
Lutgens’ 185 yards is the second-highest total of his career, and he went over the 1,000-yard mark for the season (1,052).
The Pride (9-0) attempts to become the first team in 111 years of SC football to complete the regular season with a 10-0 record on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. at Union (N.Y.).