WESTMINSTER, Md. – Jake Nichols (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson), a senior on the McDaniel football team, has been named Beyond Sports College Network Football Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 1.
Nichols, a punter, punted seven times for 298 yards, averaging a season-best 42.6 yards per kick. He dropped four of his seven kicks inside the 20-yard line, including reeling off a season-long 61-yarder. He added two touchbacks.
The Green Terror (1-4, 1-3 CC) returns to action at home against Franklin & Marshall on Saturday, Oct. 15. Game time is 12 p.m.