GREENWOOD, IND. - Manchester University senior special teams standout/defensive back Dillon Nelson (Fairland, Ind.) represented the Spartans' football program on the first week of the 2018-19 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors. The accolades were released Tuesday, September 4.
Among the highlights of a season-opening battle at D3Football.com No. 19-ranked Trine University, Nelson punted the ball six times for a total of 233 yards. The senior's longest punt of the night went for 51 yards, another landed inside the 20-yard line and three more were fair caught. Nelson's 38.8-yards-per-kick average ranks third in the league.
The complete HCAC Player of the Week awards are viewable at www.heartlandconf.org.