Hrdina Earns Player of the Week Honors

September 26, 2005

9/26/05 - <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Middlebury College running back Stefan Hrdina (W. Redding, Conn.) has been named the NESCAC Co-Offensive Player of the Week. Hrdina and the Panthers are preparing to host Colby in the team's home-opener on Saturday, October 1st at 1:00 p.m.

In his first game as a starter, Hrdina racked up 238 rushing yards on 38 carries (6.26 ypc) in Middlebury's season-opener at Bowdoin.  The junior had three rushes of more than 20 yards in the game, including a 65-yard touchdown run in the second quarter.  Hrdina also caught three passes for 29 yards, including one for a touchdown to complement his rushing score.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />