Stanton claims ECAC Defensive Player of the Week honor

Stanton claims ECAC Defensive Player of the Week honor

CENTERVILLE, Mass. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference announced its weekly football awards and Salisbury University senior safety Greg Stanton was named the ECAC Northwest Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in a 70-14 win against Frostburg State University on Friday night.

Stanton had two interceptions in the game, including one that he returned 93 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter, tying the game at 7-7. Stanton would grab another errant Bobcat pass in the second quarter.

The Damascus, Md., native finished the night with five tackles, two solo, and broke up a third pass.

Stanton and the Sea Gulls will have one final game in the 2013 season, when they travel to Muhlenberg College for the ECAC South Atlantic Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 23. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.