ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY SPORT FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Atlantic University Sport: Football Players of the week

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Dejuan Martin
Dejuan Martin
Dejuan Martin


Offensive Player of the Week
Name: 
Dejuan Martin
University: St. Francis Xavier University
Position: Receiver
Hometown: Scarborough, Ont.
Year of eligibility: Second
Academic program: BBA
Height and weight: 5’8”, 170lbs

 

Receiver Dejuan Martin of the StFX X-Men is the Atlantic University Sport football offensive player of the week for the week ending Nov. 20, 2016.

 

A second-year business student from Scarborough, Ont., Martin scored two touchdowns in the X-Men’s 50-24 loss to Calgary in the U Sports Mitchell Bowl.

 

He had a 25-yard touchdown catch in the first quarter and a two-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. Dejuan led all receivers with 10 receptions in the game for a total of 107 yards. He also had one punt return for one yard.

 

Hayden Peters
Hayden Peters

Defensive Player of the Week

Name: Hayden Peters

University: St. Francis Xavier University

Position: Defensive Back

Hometown: Inverary, Ont.

Year of eligibility: Fifth

Academic program: BEd

Height and weight: 6’2″, 210lbs

 

Defensive back Hayden Peters of the St. Francis Xavier X-Men has been named the AUS football defensive player of the week.

 

A first-year bachelor of education student in his fifth year of eligibility from Inverary, Ont., Peters had seven solo tackles in the X-Men’s 50-24 loss to Calgary in the U Sports Mitchell Bowl on Saturday.

 

He also had one interception and one break-up and played well on special teams coverage as well as on defensive side of the ball.

 

Jonathan Heideberecht
Jonathan Heideberecht

Special Teams Player of the Week

Name: Jonathan Heidebrecht
University: St. Francis Xavier University
Position: Kicker
Hometown: Camrose, Alta.
Year of eligibility: Second
Academic program: BBA
Height and weight: 5’10”, 150lbs

 

StFX kicker Jonathan Heidebrecht has been named the AUS football special teams player of the week.

 

A second-year business student from Camrose, Alta., Heidebrecht scored 12 points in the X-Men’s 50-24 loss to Calgary in the U Sports Mitchell Bowl.

 

He booted three field goals (15, 37 and 16 yards), along with two point-after converts and one rouge. He also had five kickoffs in the game for 365 total yards.

 

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