Gaines earns second NJAC Defensive Rookie of the Week award

Gaines earns second NJAC Defensive Rookie of the Week award

PITMAN, N.J. - Salisbury University football freshman Shane Gaines continued his strong first season on Saturday in the Sea Gulls' 45-33 win over Kean University, earning his second New Jersey Athletic Conference Defensive Rookie of the Week award, the league announced on Sunday.

Gaines finished third on the defense with eight total tackles against the Cougars, three of which were solo. He also added one pass breakup in the win.

He previously won the award on Sunday, October 11 after Salisbury's win over Rowan University on October 10.

The Sea Gulls are next in action on Saturday, October 31 at Sea Gull Stadium, hosting Christopher Newport University in NJAC action. The game is set to begin at 1 p.m.

To view the full NJAC release, click here.

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