Hiram College


Sophomore linebacker Kyle Burchett (Fairport Harbor/Harding) has been named NCAC defensive player of the week.

On Saturday, Burchett record a game-high 14 tackles, 11 of which were solo, in Hiram’s (3-3, 2-3) 31-8 win over Kenyon.

He also recovered a first quarter fumble and forced a fumble by chasing down a receiver who was going in for a touchdown at the one-yard line.

Burchett is second on the team with 49 tackles and leads the Terriers with 7.5 tackles for loss.

Hiram will be idle on Satruday and will return to action with a NCAC road contest at Ohio Wesleyan on October 25 at 1:00 p.m.