ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Kalamazoo quarterback Justin Danzy, Hope linebacker Cody Lindemuller and Hope punter Dean DeVries its Players of the Week in football for games played through Oct. 6.
Offensive Player of the Week
Danzy, a sophomore from Southfield (Southfield HS), completed 37 of 51 passes for 423 yards and four touchdowns, and finished with 452 yards total offense as the Hornets opened MIAA play with a 38-31 victory at Trine. He directed a 97-yard drive in the fourth quarter for the game’s winning touchdown. Danzy is being honored as Player of the Week for the second time this season and in his career.
Defensive Player of the Week
Lindemulder, a junior from Mulliken (Lake Odessa Lakewood HS), made 14 tackles, including two tackles for loss and two sacks, to lead Hope’s defense in a 17-14 loss to Adrian. He is being honored as Player of the Week for the first time in his career.
Special Teams Player of the Week
DeVries, a sophomore from Grand Rapids (Grandville HS), earned Player of the Week honors for the second straight week as he averaged 43.1 yards on nine punts in Hope’s loss to Adrian. He placed two punts inside the opponents’ 15-yard-line and had a long punt of 60 yards. DeVries is being honored as Player of the Week for the second time in his career.