ROCK HILL, S.C. - The South Atlantic Conference has announced its Football Players of the Week. Earning honors for the week ending on October 22 are Presbyterian quarterback Zach Ellis, PC linebacker Antwan Thomas and Newberry kicker Ryan Lukshis. Ellis was named Offensive Player of the Week, Thomas Defensive Player of the Week and Lukshis was tabbed Special Teams Player of the Week.
Lukshis, a 5-11, 155-pound sophomore from Irmo, S.C., is also a repeat winner of player of the week accolades. Lukshis recorded 10 points, including his 36-yard game winning field goal with 3:12 left in the contest. The Dutch Fork High School standout made all four of his extra point attempts, while also hitting a 23-yard field goal in the first half. He also averaged 39.7 yards for his six punts, including a 58-yarder and two inside the 20-yard line.
The SAC Football Players of the Week are selected by a vote of the league's eight sports information directors.