FAIRLAND, IND. - Senior Dillon Nelson (Fairland, Ind.) represented Manchester University on the D3football.com Team of the Week for Oct. 12-13. The announcement was made Tuesday, Oct. 16.
Nelson was named to the Defensive Team of the week after a stellar performance Oct. 13. The defensive back racked up three interceptions, and returned for two touchdowns to go along with five tackles in a 21-17 win over Bluffton. In the second quarter against the Beavers, Nelson picked off his first interception of the day, only to return it 40 yards for the Spartan's first touchdown of the game. His second interception was returned for a 43 yard touchdown with 7:07 left in the game, and his third snag of the day came with 1:09 left in the fourth quarter to put a stop to Bluffton's potential game winning drive. Nelson now has five interceptions for the season, and 16 for his career.
The complete D3football Team of the Week release can be viewed at www.d3football.com