Leesburg, Va. – Saint Xavier University junior wide receiver Corey Wennmacher (Belvidere, Ill./Belvidere North) was one of just six NAIA football players nationwide to be named a Beyond Sports Network (BSN) Offensive Player of the Week when the organization released the honors Tuesday. Beyond Sports Network is a free online network for college students, student-athletes, faculty, staff and coaches. Wennmacher finished Saturday's 49-14 win over Trinity International University (Ill.) with seven catches for 130 yards and two touchdowns.
The other five BSN Offensive Player of the Week winners were quarterback E.J. White from University of St. Francis (Ill.); quarterback Trevor Hoskins out of Pikeville College (Ky.); running back Stephen Silva from Montana State University-Northern (Mont.); running back Wayne Coffee out of Campbellsville University (Ky.) and wide receiver Matt Powers from Lindsey Wilson College (Ky.). It is the first time this season that SXU has had an individual honored with this weekly national honor.
Saint Xavier (4-0 overall) puts its No. 1 ranking on the line this Saturday against No. 2 ranked and Mideast League rival University of Saint Francis (Ind.). The game is scheduled for a noon start (eastern) in Fort Wayne, Ind.
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