Offical Steelhawk News:
BEDNARIK AND BARNARD HONORED BY PIFL
WEEK SIX PLAYERS OF THE WEEK ANNOUNCED
Bethlehem, PA: In release made today, the league office of the Professional Indoor Football League announced that Lehigh Valley Steelhawks Quarterback Adam Bednarik and Kicker Michael Barnard were selected as the Week Six Offensive Player of the Week and Vidswap.com Special Teams Player of the Week respectively for their efforts in the team’s 36-30 victory over the Harrisburg Stampede.
Bednarik (6’2”, West Virginia) was honored as Offensive Player of the Week for the second time on the young season after strapping the team on his back and propelling the Steelhawks to their best start in team history. In leading the team to its fourth straight victory, the Steelhawks signal caller threw for 168 yards and touchdown. However it was his feet that hurt the Stampede this past weekend as he ran for 49 yards and two scores in getting the team to a 4-0 record (all conference wins).
Barnard (6’1”, Farleigh Dickinson) won his second straight Vidswap.com Special Teams Player of the Week award for his efforts this weekend against the Stampede. The Steelhawks kicker nailed another four Uno’s (league leading ten total on the season), while also hitting a 36 yard field goal and three extra points. In the last two weeks alone, Barnard has accounted for 26 points.
Additionally the league announced that Trenton’s DL Marques Slocum as the Zoombang Defensive Player of the week for his efforts in the teams one point victory over the Richmond Raiders in Week Six.
Bednarik, Barnard, and the Steelhawks return home this weekend for non-conference matchup against the defending Champion Alabama Hammers at 4 p.m. this Sunday inside Stabler Arena. This “Health Awareness Night” game will be brought to the fans by St. Luke’s University Health Network, with the first 800 fans receiving a free pink rally towel. The team will also be playing the game with pink footballs with partial proceeds from the sale of additional footballs going towards Breast Cancer research.
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