MORRISVILLE, N.Y. –
The Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) has named its Corvias Football Players of the Week, selecting Morrisville State College junior quarterback Lemar Johnson (Ossining, N.Y.) as the Division III Southeast Offensive Player of the Week, and Tyler Dunworth (Poestenkill, N.Y.) the co-Special Teams Player of the Week for the week ending October 13.
For a second time this season, Johnson has earned Offensive Player of the Week honors, leading Morrisville State to a 41-21 New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) win over Rowan on Saturday. In the contest, he completed 17-of-31 passes for 251-yards and two touchdowns; adding 78 yards and three rushing scores in the ground game.
With the Mustangs trailing in the second quarter, Johnson scrambled for a 43-yard rushing score to tie the game, and later in the third quarter, finished off a 77-yard drive with a one-yard run for the go-ahead score.
The junior is a graduate of Ossining High and is majoring in liberal arts and sciences – humanities and social science at Morrisville State. He is the son of Esther Barrett of Ossining.
Dunworth earns co-Special Teams Player of the Week recognition for his contribution to the Mustangs win over Rowan. He averaged 46.9 yards per punt on seven attempts, twice hitting longs of 58-yards.
He also downed three punts inside the Rowan 20-yard line, including one midway through the fourth quarter that pinned the Profs on their own two, helping to propel Morrisville State to its third straight victory, and second within the conference.
The junior is a graduate of Averill Park High and is majoring in residential construction at Morrisville State. He is the son of Diane and Jeff Dunworth of Poestenkill, New York.
Morrisville State College sets the world in motion for students. Curriculums are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology. Lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs, the college was named to the 2012 President's Higher Community Service Honor Roll. Visit www.morrisville.edu to experience, Morrisville in motion.