James Clay, Mount St. Joseph, Football (Offense)
College of Mount St. Joseph running back James Clay (Louisville, Ky./Dupont) rushed for a Mount and personal season-high in the Lions’ 33-28 loss to No. 19 Thomas More and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Football Player of the Week on offense for the second time.
The junior running back finished the afternoon with 171 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries. Clay went over the 1,000 yard rushing plateau on the season and had touchdown runs of 44, 63, and one yard to bring his season touchdown total to 16.
He averaged 11.4 yards per carry against the Saints and totaled 229 all-purpose yards in the defeat.
Mount (6-4, 5-3 HCAC) finished the season in a four-way tie for second in the HCAC standings.
|HCAC Football Offensive
||Jonny West, Franklin College
|Week 2||Kurt Monix, Manchester College|
|Week 3||Jonny West, Franklin College|
|Week 4||Marcus Spann, Anderson University|
|Week 5||Dexter Britt, Hanover College|
|Week 6||Jonny West, Franklin College|
|Week 7||Rick Powell, Defiance College|
|Week 8||Drew Kuesel, Defiance College|
|Week 9||James Clay, College of Mount St. Joseph|
|Week 10||Kyle Kovach, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology|
|Week 11||James Clay, College of Mount St. Joseph|