South Easton, Mass. (September 21) -- Saint Anselm freshman defensive back Dale DeGraw (Jamesburg, N.J.) has been named as the Northeast-10 Freshman of the Week for his play in the team's 17-13 road win at Pace on Saturday.
DeGraw, the third Hawk honored as Freshman of the Week this season, led the team with 11 tackles, along with a fumble recovery and a blocked kick. DeGraw joins teammates Ethan Sylvain (East Montpelier, Vt.) and Michael Pierce (Andover, Mass.) as winners of the award this season. Saint Anselm has captured three of the four awards given thus far in 2009.
Saint Anselm is currently 2-2 overall, off to its best start since a 3-0 beginning in 2004, and is back in action on Saturday, September 26th as the team hosts Merrimack for a 1 p.m. start at Grappone Stadium.