SEWANEE, Tenn. - Sewanee freshman defensive back William Phillips earned a spot on the D3Football.Com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware Full Contact Recruiting, announced on Tuesday morning.
The Nashville, Tenn. native was named to the cornerback position, joining Issac Evans from Bridgewater.
With Sewanee trailing 7-0 in the second quarter to Kenyon, Phillips scored the first points of the season for the Tigers on a 98-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown, the longest in school history. That sparked the offense to go on a 24-7 run in the second quarter en route for a 45-20 win. The freshman also picked off the Kenyon quarterback twice for 46 total yards, with one leading to a touchdown drive.
The D3football.com Team of the Week is a weekly honor roll, started in 1999. It recognizes the top individual performance at each position, drawn from nominations provided by schools.
D3Football.Com Team of the Week, Week 1
QB Billy Pine, Sr., Hartwick
OL Sterling Clark, Lane Hacker, Saul Boysel, Nick Moore, Kelvin Valdez, Wilmington
RB Joey Valdivia, Sr., Lake Forest
RB Nick Savant, Sr., Muhlenberg
WR Malik Pressley, Sr., FDU-Florham
WR Koree Reed, Sr., Hartwick
WR Alec Beatty, Jr., Macalester
DE Tucker Garner, So., Susquehanna
DT Montel Lee, Sr., Ferrum
DE Andrew Joseph, Sr., Cornell
LB Mark DeLuise, Jr., Cortland
LB Trent Holt, So., Rhodes
LB Kaelen Garner, Sr., Rose-Hulman
LB Nick Wright, Sr., Delaware Valley
CB Isaac Evans, Jr., Bridgewater
S Julian Cuthbertson, Sr., Guilford
CB William Phillips, Fr., Sewanee
K Nathan Hierlihy, Jr., Redlands
P Turner Geisthardt, Jr., UW-Oshkosh
RET Joel Reighard, Jr., Juniata
ST Xadrian Wilkins, Sr., MacMurray