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Garvin Named MASCAC Football Offensive Player Of The Week

Garvin Named MASCAC Football Offensive Player Of The Week

Canton, Mass. native collects second weekly accolade of the season

Fitchburg, Mass. – Fitchburg State senior running back Sterlin Garvin (Canton, Mass./Canton) was recently selected  Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Football  Offensive Player of the Week as announced by the conference office on Sunday evening.

The fourth-year tailback earned his second weekly honor of the 2018 season after rushing for a career-best 296 yards on 36 carries and four touchdowns, while averaging 8.2 yards per carry in the Falcons 32-29 victory over UMass Dartmouth on Saturday afternoon.

The 296 yards on the ground were the second most rushing yards in a single game in school history and most since former Falcon standout running back D'Andra Freeman's school record total of 299 yards during the 1999 season.

The Fitchburg State football team recently concluded its 2018 season with an overall record of 2-8 and 2-6 clip within conference play.