Zelkowitz & Bain Honored By The NESCAC

October 14, 2013

Middlebury College football players Joey Zelkowitz (Westport, Conn.) and Will Bain (Dover, Mass.) have both earned NESCAC honors. Zelkowitz was named the league’s Offensive Player of the Week, while Bain earned Defensive Player of the Week honors. The duo helped lead the team to a 21-14 win over Williams on Saturday, improving to 3-1 on the season. The Panthers return to action at Bates on Saturday.

Zelkowitz earned 104 total yards with a pair of touchdowns on Saturday. The rookie scored the game-winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter with an eight-yard run, after having gained 47 yards on a swing pass earlier in the drive. He also scored on an eight-yard reception late in the second quarter. Zelkowitz finished the day with 37 rushing yards on seven carries and 67 yards on six receptions.

Bain was all over the field against Williams, making 16 total tackles including nine solo stops. The junior came up big on some key plays for the Panthers, helping keep Williams from tying the game late.