Trinity University Tigers first-year
punter Kyle Trella has received a national honor, following his
performance last weekend against Sewanee: University of the South.
The 5-foot-11, 164-pound Trella, from
Chandler, Ariz. (Ariz.), was named to the D3football.com Team of the
Week. He also was selected as he Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
Special Teams Player of the Week.
was recognized following Trinity’s 40-0 SCAC shutout last Saturday of
Sewanee at E.M. Stevens Stadium.
Trella punted five
times for 244 yards, averaging 48.8 yards per punt. Three of Trella’s
five punt were inside the 20 yard line. The punting average broke a
46-year-old school record for a single game.
The previous record of 45.6 yards per punt (minimum of five punts) was
set by Jim Underwood against Hardin-Simmons in 1963. Trella had
two punts of 60 yards or more in the second half.
Trinity, led by head
coach Steve Mohr, continues is SCAC campaign Saturday, against the
DePauw University Tigers in Greencastle, Ind. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.
Eastern Time (noon Central). The Trinity Tigers stand at 5-1 overall and
are 2-1 in the SCAC. DePauw is 4-1 on the season and 3-1 in SCAC play.
Kyle Trella averaged 48.8 yards/punt
last Saturday against Sewanee, breaking a school record that was set in