CIS players of the week (AUS) [3]: Grant, Bell, and Peters

(HALIFAX, N.S.) – Receiver Kaion Grant and defensive backs Dylan Bell and Hayden Peters of the StFX X-Men have been selected as the Week 3 AUS players of the week for their performances this past weekend.

Offensive Player of the Week
Name:
Kaion Grant
University: St. Francis Xavier University
Position: Receiver
Hometown: Toronto, Ont.
Year of eligibility: Second
Academic program: BA Human Kinetics
Height and weight: 6’2″, 197lbs

Receiver Kaion Grant of the St. Francis Xavier X-Men is the Atlantic University Sport football offensive player of the week for the week ending Sept. 25, 2016.

A second-year human kinetics student from Toronto, Grant scored a 99-yard touchdown off a passing play from quarterback Tivon Cook in the X-Men’s recent 17-11 loss to the Montreal Carabins.

Grant also had six receptions for 171 total yards, along with a kickoff return for 19 yards and nine punt returns for 113 yards. He currently leads the AUS in all-purpose yards, averaging 205 per game, and is second in receiving yards, averaging 108.7 per game.
Defensive Player of the Week
Name:
Dylan Bell
University: St. Francis Xavier University
Position: Defensive Back
Hometown: Brockville, Ont.
Year of eligibility: Third
Academic program: BSc Human Kinetics
Height and weight: 5’11”, 195lbs

Defensive back Dylan Bell of the St. Francis Xavier X-Men is the Atlantic University Sport football defensive player of the week.

A third-year human kinetics student from Brockville, Ont., Bell had six solo tackles in StFX’s 17-11 loss to Concordia on Saturday.

He also had two key interceptions for the X-Men defence.


Special Teams Player of the Week
Name: Hayden Peters
University: St. Francis Xavier University
Position: Defensive Back
Hometown: Inverary, Ont.
Year of eligibility: Fifth
Academic program: BEd
Height and weight: 6’2″, 210lbs

Defensive back Hayden Peters of the St. Francis Xavier X-Men has been named the AUS football special teams player of the week.

X-Men head coach Gary Waterman commended the six-foot-two, 210-pound receiver for his “strong open-field tackling, discipline on contain and overall tenacious effort on special teams,” during StFX’s 17-11 loss to Concordia this past Saturday.

Peters’ stats also included eight tackles (seven solo and two assisted) on defence in Saturday’s matchup.

Source: Atlantic University Sport

 

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