Press Box


MARQUETTE, Mich. â€Â“ Chad Kurian, the seniorlinebacker from Ishpeming, Mich., keeps on picking up the awards this week. Yesterday he was named the GLIAC Defensive Player of the Week and today he wasnamed as one of the Defensive Players of the Week.  DeandraeFillmore, a senior linebacker, from Texas A&M-Kingsville was the otherDefensive Player of the Week.


Kurian had an outstanding individual effort in NMUâ€Â™s 40-35 winover Mercyhurst.  He tallied 11 total tackles (eight solo, three assists), fourtackles-for-loss (-25 yards), including three sacks (-21 yards), oneinterception and one forced fumble. 


Fillmore totaled 15 tackles, including one-and-a-half for aloss of nine yards and a sack for minus eight.  He also forced a fumble inaddition to returning an interception 21-yards for a touchdown.





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Dave Faiella
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