MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State senior running back, Nick Edmond (Blythe, Calif.) has been named the Empire 8 Football Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 23 following his performance in the Mustangs home opener Friday night.
Edmond led all ball carriers in the 34-26 win over St. Lawrence University Friday on Drake Field in Morrisville, boosting the Mustangs record to 2-1 as he collected 137-yards on 26 carries for two touchdowns in the contest. His scores came at distances of 11- and 6-yards each.
Edmond also added one reception for 11 yards on his night tallies, averaging 5.3 yards per rushing attempt.
The senior is currently third overall in the conference in rushing, averaging 86.0 yards per game.
A graduate of Paoloverde Valley High, Edmond is majoring in business administration at SUNY Morrisville. He is the son of Regina Edmond of Blythe, California.
Morrisville State College's curricula 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 and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2018 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2018 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.