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Tolbert Named MEAC Special Teams Player of the Week

NORFOLK, Va.- Savannah State sophomore defensive back Juwuan Tolbert was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week.

In the Tigers game against Akron, the Augusta, Georgia native returned a blocked field goal 81-yards for a touchdown.  Defensively, he recorded one interception and two tackles.

Other top performers during the contest were kicker/punter John Barron, defensive back Isiah Bennett and offensive tackle Sean Fogarty.

Barron, a junior from Marietta, GA averaged 42 yards on nine punts with a long of 48 yards and hit a 30 yard field goal.  He also recorded three kickoffs for 169 yards with two touchbacks. Bennett, a freshman from Silver Springs, Maryland led the team with a game-high nine tackles, with one interception while Fogarty, a freshman from Savannah received a grade of 88-percent on his assignments and collected two pancake blocks.

Savannah State will began their conference schedule this weekend with a trip to Daytona Beach, Florida to play Bethune-Cookman on September 26 at 4 p.m.

(From Savannah State Reports)

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