Matt Vanover nets second GLIAC Special Teams Player of the Week honor this season
Hillsdale College Release
October 15, 2007 – For the second time this season, Hillsdale College punter Matt Vanover was named the GLIAC Special Teams Player of the Week. The award was announced by the conference office Monday morning.
Vanover had three punts in Saturday’s win over Wayne State, but each were effective in giving the Chargers field position advantage. Vanover’s three kicks spanned a total of 145 yards, an average of 48.3 yards per punt. He also kicked a 61-yard punt, his third boot this season of 60 or more yards.
Vanover previously won the award in September. He currently leads the GLIAC with 46.6 yards per punt, five yards per punt more than any other player in the conference.
Hillsdale is 5-2 on the season, and plays at Mercyhurst College at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. The Chargers are ranked 10th in the latest Northwest Region rankings, released Monday afternoon.
Vanover is a 2004 graduate of Adrian High School.