Sylvia Honored ECAC Football co-Player of the Week
, Oct. 13, 2004 – Springfield College senior quarterback Ryan Sylvia
is the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Northeast co-Offensvie Player of the Week, announced today.
, who hails from Marion, Mass.
, shares the award with Mount Ida’s P.J. Matthews.
On Sat., Oct. 9, Sylvia had 30 carries for 197 yards and four touchdowns, and he also threw a 38-yard TD in a 56-27 win at Western Connecticut, which was 4-1 entering the game. The 197 yards was a career high for Sylvia. With the score tied at 14-14 entering the second quarter, he ran for three scores in a span of 13:13 to spark a 28-point second quarter and give SC a 48-21 lead at halftime.
Sylvia has several school records in his sight. He ranks third all-time at Springfield College in rushing touchdowns (41), points (246), total offense (3,752) and rushing (2,740 yards). Sylvia set an NCAA D-III record for most rushing TDs by a QB with 20 in 2003 leading SC to a 10-0 regular season.
SC is ranked No. 4 nationally in the American Football Coaches Association Division III poll. In the win over Western Connecticut, the Pride improved to 4-0 overall and won its 18th-straight regular-season game. SC hosts Plymouth State this Saturday at 1:30 p.m.