Week 2 AUS Football Players of the Week: Scott, Angove and Burnham honoured

Week 2 AUS Football Players of the Week: Scott, Angove and Burnham honoured

(HALIFAX, N.S.) Quarterback Kaleb Scott and defensive back Jordan Angove, both from the Saint Mary's Huskies, along with StFX X-Men kicker/punter Keiran Burnham, have been selected as the Week 2 AUS football players of the week for their respective performances this past weekend.

Offensive Player of the Week
Name: Kaleb Scott
University: Saint Mary's University
Position: Quarterback
Hometown: Mount Albert, Ont.
Year of eligibility: Third
Academic program: BA Sociology
Height and weight: 6'3", 190 lbs

Saint Mary's Huskies quarterback Kaleb Scott is the Atlantic University Sport football offensive player of the week for the week ending Sept. 2, 2018.

A third-year sociology student from Mount Albert, Ont., Scott had 247 passing yards and a passing touchdown, along with 86 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns, in the Huskies' 42-19 win over the Bishop's Gaiters Saturday.

Scott currently leads the Atlantic conference with 455 passing yards in two games played this season.

Defensive Player of the Week
Name: Jordan Angove
University: Saint Mary's University
Position: Defensive Back
Hometown: Prince George, B.C.
Year of eligibility: Second
Academic program: Commerce
Height and weight: 6'1", 185 lbs

Saint Mary's Huskies defensive back Jordan Angove has been named the AUS football defensive player of the week.

A second-year commerce student from Prince George, B.C., Angove had two interceptions for the Huskies defence in Saint Mary's 42-19 win over Bishop's Saturday afternoon in Lennoxville, Que. He returned one interception 53 yards for a touchdown.

He also had two solo tackles, one assisted tackle and a pass break up in the win.

Special Teams Player of the Week
Name: Keiran Burnham
University: St. Francis Xavier University
Position: Kicker/Punter
Hometown: Cambridge, Ont.
Year of eligibility: Third
Academic program: BA
Height and weight: 6'2", 185 lbs

St. Francis Xavier punter and kicker Keiran Burnham is the AUS football special teams player of the week for the week ending Sept. 2, 2018.

A third-year arts student from Cambridge, Ont., Burnham amassed 393 yards on nine punts and 228 yards on four kick-offs (for a punting average of 43.7 and a kick-off average of 57.0) in StFX's 30-24 overtime win over Acadia on Friday night in Antigonish, N.S.

Five of his punts were downed inside the 20. He was also successful on all three extra-point kicks in the win.

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