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Players of the Week, Harvard vs. Lehigh

Some quick notes before we enter the preview of the Georgetown game. First of all, here are this week's LFN "Players of the Week":

Offensive Hawk: Freshman QB Michael Colvin (career-high 74 yards rushing vs. Harvard, including a 55 yard scamper that set up Lehigh's first TD)

Defensive Hawk (tie): Senior LB Al Pierce (10 tackles, 1 sacks, 2 QB hurries) and sophomore DB/LB Colin Newton (10 tackles, 1/2 sack, 2 pass break-ups)

Special Teams Hawk: Sophomore P Alex Smith (6 punts, 39.8 yard average)

This week, some more bad news came down the pike in a season filled with it: news from the Express-Times that senior DT Phil Winett and senior LB Heath Brickner are officially done for the year with their injuries, and senior LB Troy Taylor is questionable as well. It seems like eons ago that we were worrying whether Lehigh could play all their senior talent at linebacker; now we're wondering which underclassmen will be suiting up on Saturday. With the notable exception of senior LB Matt Cohen, the other three preseason starting linebackers have sat out entire games due to injury.

Lehigh Athletics released two senior profiles that I haven't posted here yet, one for senior SS Jesse Sanchez and another for senior WR Jimmy Potocnie. And also announced this week was that senior OL Frank Giacalone is a semifinalist for the William V. Campbell trophy (formerly known as the Draddy trophy).

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