Robinson Named FFC's Top Defensive Player
, Oct. 20, 2002 – Springfield College senior defensive end Dwayne Robinson
was named Freedom Football Conference (FFC) Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 20).
Robinson was also chosen as the ECAC Division III Northeast Region Defensive Player of the Week.
, a native of Albany, N.Y.
, helped the Pride record its second shutout of the season in the Pride’s 41-0 victory over Plymouth State (Oct. 19) with 3.5 sacks. He also had eight tackles and five tackles-for-loss (minus 18 yards).
Robinson is averaging 1.33 sacks per game, which is second in the FFC. He also has a team-high 32 tackles, 12 tackles-for-loss (minus 60 yards) and 7.0 sacks.
Robinson is the fifth SC player to win FFC weekly honors this season, but is the first defensive player to earn the award.
The first-place Pride (5-1, 4-0 FFC) travels to Worcester, Mass., to face WPI on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. SC can clinch a share of the FFC championship with a win over the Engineers.
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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