Dover, Del. (Sep. 10, 2018) --- Delaware State linebacker Brian Cavicante (jr.) has been honored by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference for his performance in last week’s contest at Saint Francis (Pa.). Cavicante was selected as the MEAC Defensive Player-of-the-Week after recording 12 tackles, including eight unassisted, in the contest. Among the tackles, five were in the Saint Francis backfield, accounting for 14 lost yards. In addition, Cavicante scooped up a fumble on a Saint Francis punt return and ran 14 yards to the end zone for the first touchdown of the game and his career.
The Portsmouth, Va., native is currently tops in the MEAC in tackles at 11.0 per game (22 total). Cavicante is also second in the league in tackles-for-loss (5) and tied for second with 13 solo stops in the latest conference statistical rankings.
The Hornets return to action on Saturday (Sep. 15) at Western Michigan. Game time is 7 p.m. in Kalamazoo, Mich.