DANBURY, Conn. - Newberry College junior running back Romelo Doctor has been named the Corvias Eastern College Athletic Conference Division II Offensive Player of the Week, as announced by the ECAC office earlier this week.
Doctor, a native of Summerville and graduate of Ashley Ridge HS, carried the ball 27 times for 143 yards and a touchdown in the Wolves' 17-13 loss at Catawba.
It marked Doctor's second 100-yard rushing performance of the season and fifth of his career. The Wolves have combined for seven 100-yard rushing days in the first five games of the season.
Doctor is the Wolves' leading rusher for the season with 467 yards on 97 carries with two touchdowns, averaging 93.4 yards per game. For his career, he has 242 carries in 21 games with 1,260 yards and 12 touchdowns.