Peacock Named Empire 8 Football Special Teams Player of the Week
Springfield, Mass. -- September 13, 2010
-- Ricky Peacock
of Springfield College has been named this weeks Empire 8 Football Special Teams Player of the Week.
Peacock is a sophomore placekicker from Tucker, Ga. The sport management major handles all kickoffs, field goals, and extra points.
In last Saturday's 51-0 victory over Husson University in Bangor, Me., Peacock was 1-for-1 in field goal opportunities, making a 21-yarder. He was also 6-for-7 in extra point attempts.
Peacock is now 2-for-2 in field goal attempts and 10-for-11 in extra point attempts on the season.
Next Saturday, Springfield's football team, now 2-0, will travel once again -- this time to Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania for a 12 noon start.
Head Coach Mike DeLong
Michael C. “Mike” DeLong ’74
enters his 31st season as a head football coach in the fall of 2012. He enters his 29th year at Springfield College alone. For the past 28 years, he has been the head coach at Springfield, his alma mater. Mike had also been the head coach at Maine Maritime in Castine, Maine in 1979 and 1980. Read more
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