ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY SPORT FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

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Offensive Player of the Week
Name:
Brock Berglund
University: Saint Mary’s University
Position: Quarterback
Hometown: San Diego, California
Year of eligibility: Fourth
Academic program: MBA
Height and weight: 6’4”, 205lbs

Brock Berglund
Brock Berglund

Quarterback Brock Berglund of the Saint Mary’s Huskies is the Atlantic University Sport football offensive player of the week for the week ending Sept. 18, 2016.

 

A first-year MBA student in his fourth year of eligibility, Berglund led the Huskies to a 32-27 come-from-behind victory Friday night over the Mount Allison Mounties in Halifax. The win broke an 18-game losing streak for Saint Mary’s, marking their first regular season victory since Oct. 26, 2013.

 

Berglund threw 23 completions on 37 attempts for 271 yards and two touchdowns in the win. He threw no interceptions.

 

He also led the Huskies in rushing with 98 yards on 16 carries.
Defensive Player of the Week
Name:
Kyle Forde
University: St. Francis Xavier University
Position: Defensive Lineman
Hometown: Ajax, Ont.
Year of eligibility: Third
Academic program: BA
Height and weight: 6’2”, 242lbs

Kyle Forde
Kyle Forde

Defensive lineman Kyle Forde of the St. Francis Xavier X-Men is the Atlantic University Sport football defensive player of the week.

 

A third-year arts student from Ajax, Ont., Forde led the X-Men in tackles in their 38-17 win over Acadia on Saturday in Antigonish, N.S.

 

He had 7.5 tackles (six solo and three assisted) which included 5.5 tackles for losses of 18 total yards. These also included 4.5 sacks—placing Forde second in the AUS all-time record book for sacks in a single game.
Special Teams Player of the Week
Name:
Brian Hope
University: Saint Mary’s University
Position: Kicker
Hometown: Port Coquitlam, B.C.
Year of eligibility: First
Academic program: Criminology
Height and weight: 6’1”, 182lbs

 Brian Hope
Brian Hope

Saint Mary’s Huskies kicker Brian Hope has been named the AUS football special teams player of the week.

 

Hope made good on five of six field goal attempts in the Huskies’ 32-27 win over the Mounties Friday night in Halifax. He was also successful on his lone point-after attempt—bringing his total point tally to 16.

 

Hope’s five field goals place him in a tie for third in the AUS record books for most field goals made by an individual in a single game.

 

His stats on special teams also included punting an average of 34.8 yards on 10 punts—three of which were downed inside the 20-yard line. Hope also had two kickoffs for 115 total yards.

 

On offense, his stats included one carry for 17 yards.

 

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