Fayetteville, N.C. - The USA South Athletic Conference has released it final weekly awards of the 2017 season with a pair of Battling Bishop freshmen earning Offensive and Defensive Rookie of the Week accolades.
Football Offensive Rookie of the Week
Brandon Thompson, N.C. Wesleyan - The freshman quarterback from Union, South Carolina picked up his second straight honor after accumulating 270 yards of total offense and two touchdowns in a 38-35 loss to USA South foe Methodist on Saturday. Thompson was 19-of-32 passing for 233 yards and one touchdown. He also carried the ball four times for 37 yards and one touchdown.
Football Defensive Rookie of the Week
Keyon Washington, N.C. Wesleyan - The defensive back from Jacksonville, Florida earned his second award of the season after totaling five tackles in the Bishops' 38-35 loss to Methodist last week. Washington had four solo tackles and one assisted takedown in the contest.
Congrats to both athletes on their stellar performances!