Sophomore defensive lineman Jake Stilwell (Pendleton, Ind.) has been named to D3football.com’s team of the week for his efforts in Hanover College’s 44-23 victory against Anderson University last weekend.
In the triumph, Stilwell posted nine tackles, including a career-high four total sacks, a forced fumble and a hit on the quarterback which led to an interception return for a touchdown.
Stilwell had six solo tackles and three assists. Of the nine total tackles in which he was involved, Anderson had one play for positive yardage (+6), one for no gain and seven plays which netted 50 yards in losses. He finished with three solo sacks, including two in one series, and added two assists on sacks.
This season, Stilwell ranks fourth on Hanover’s defensive unit and leads its linemen with 28 tackles. He is first on the Panthers with 9.5 tackles for loss and eight sacks.
Published Wednesday, October 16, 2013