Minneapolis, MN --- WPI senior safety Jason Lamb (Plymouth, MA) was named to the D3football.com Team of the Week.
Lamb racked up career-highs of 17 tackles with 13 solo to go with one for-loss, an interception and a pass breakup en route to being named the Robert Pritchard Award winner for most outstanding defensive player on Homecoming. For the season, Lamb paces the Engineers with three picks and seven pass breakups, as well as ranking second with 29 solo tackles, third with 45 total stops and 7.5 for-loss.
Classmate Blaine Bursey (Middleburg, FL) received the same recognition following the Worcester State game.
Earlier in the week, senior signal-caller Dan Eckler (Stoughton, MA) was placed on the Liberty League Football Weekly Honor Roll. Eckler earned the Robert Pritchard Award winner for most outstanding offensive player on Homecoming. He completed 17 of 25 passes for 378 yards and four touchdowns while rushing for an additional 51 yards on eight carries. Historically, Eckler racked up 429 yards of total offense to become the all-time leader at WPI with 5,748.
Football (4-2, 1-2 LL) will enjoy the bye week before heading to Troy, NY for a noon Transit Trophy showdown at RPI October 22.