Moses and Newberry Earn CIAA Weekly Honors
CHARLOTTE, NC- The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) in conjunction with the Football Coaches Association and Sports Information Directors Association announced the CIAA Football Players, Rookie, and Coach of the Week on Monday evening. Chowan University's Phillip Moses and Demetrius Newberry were named CIAA Offensive Lineman and Linebacker of the week, respectively.
Moses' efforts led to a 35-28 win over West Florida. Chowan's offense tallied a season-high 529 offensive yards in the victory (399 passing, 130 rushing).
Newberry recorded a game-high 14 tackles (seven solo, seven assisted) in the win. The Brunswick, Georgia native recorded one sack (six yards) and three tackles for loss (10 yards).
The Hawks handed the University of West Florida their first loss of their inaugural season. Chowan looks to build on the momentum of a 2-1 start to the year as the Hawks square off against Livingstone College on Saturday. The contest marks the first in CIAA play for the year. Kick-off is slated for 1pm.