Decembrele Named NESCAC Defensive Player of the Week

October 27, 2003

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. -Middlebury College football player Richard Decembrele (Walpole, Mass.) has been named the NESCAC co-Defensive Player of the Week. He also earned ECAC Northeast Player of the Week honors . The junior linebacker helped lead a Middlebury defense to a solid performance despite a loss to Trinity last week.

Decembrele ended the day with 14 tackles, seven solo and seven assists. He also had a pair of interceptions, broke up two passes and collected a sack on the afternoon. His 30 solo tackles on the season tie him for the team-lead, while his 46 total tackles place him third. He leads the team with three sacks and six tackles for lost yardage this season.

Decembrele and the Panthers will host Hamilton this Saturday at 12:30 in their final home game of the season.