Manchester University defensive back Jake Butler (South Bend, Ind./St. Joseph’s) grabbed back-to-back interceptions in the fourth quarter to help preserve a 35-34 win over previous league unbeaten Hanover Saturday and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Football Player of the Week on defense.
The senior hauled in interceptions on Hanover’s final two drives and added five tackles in the win.
Manchester (5-4, 5-2 HCAC) will close the season against rival Anderson Saturday.
|HCAC Football Defensive
||Joe Maldonado, Bluffton University
|Week 2||Stephen Coble, Manchester University|
|Week 3||John Burt, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology|
|Week 4||Grant DePalma, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology|
|Week 5||Andy Dalton, Hanover College|
|Week 6||Ben Kaufman, Bluffton University|
|Week 7||Ajani Jones, Hanover College|
|Week 8||Zack Corpe, Franklin College|
|Week 9||Dean Griffing, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology|
|Week 10||Jake Butler, Manchester University|