Socholotiuk, Cordeiro and Burnham named St. FX Football Athletes of the Week

McDonald’s X-Men Football Offensive Athlete of the Week

X-Men running back Jordan Socholotiuk   was named the StFX Football Offensive Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 13, 2018. He led all rushers in Saturday’s close 12-11 win over Bishop’s with 105 total yards on 22 carries, averaging 4.8 yards/carry. He  currently leads all of U SPORTS in rushing, averaging 126.0 yards/game with 882 total yards on the season.

 

McDonald’s X-Men Football Offensive Athlete of the Week

X-Men defensive lineman Tyler Cordeiro was named the StFX Football Defensive Player of the Week. He had 3 solo and 1 assisted tackle in the game and was a force in the middle taking on and defeating double teams all afternoon.

 

McDonald’s X-Men Football Offensive Athlete of the Week

X-Men kicker/punter Keiran Burnham was named the StFX Football Special Teams Player of the Week.  He kicked the game winning field goal from 31 yards out with 7 seconds left in the game to give the X-Men a 12-11 win over Bishop’s on Saturday. He also had a field goal from 24 yards in the third quarter. 

A big game from Alex Ovechkin. He scored two goals and set up two more to lead the visiting Washington Capitals to a 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks. John Carlson, Evgeny Kuznetsov and T-J Oshie also scored for the defending Stanley Cup champions and Braden Holtby stopped 22 shots.