Edwardsburg sophomore Stephen Coble picked up his second Player of the Week honor from the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. (Leader photo/Provided)

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Coble named Player of the Week

Published 7:29pm Wednesday, November 14, 2012

NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. — Sophomore defensive lineman Stephen Coble represented Manchester University on the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s Player of the Week list for the period ending Sunday.

Coble (Edwardsburg) registered his second Defensive Player of the Week award after leading the Spartans’ defense in a 38-0 shutout win over rival Anderson Nov. 10.

He recorded nine tackles, four tackles for loss and three sacks to help put a wrap on the school’s first winning season since 1997.

The win over Anderson also retained the Bronze Ball trophy for the fourth time in five seasons, as the Spartans’ defensive unit limited the Ravens to only 98 yards of total offense in the contest.
Manchester (6-4, 6-2 HCAC) finished the season second in the HCAC standings.

HCAC Player of the Week
Defense
Week 1 Joe Maldonado, Bluffton University
Week 2 Stephen Coble, Manchester University
Week 3 John Burt, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 4 Grant DePalma, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 5 Andy Dalton, Hanover College
Week 6 Ben Kaufman, Bluffton University
Week 7 Ajani Jones, Hanover College
Week 8 Zach Corpe, Franklin College
Week 9 Dean Griffing, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 10 Jake Butler, Manchester University
Week 11 Stephen Coble, Manchester University

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