KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Union senior Terence Pollock added to his hardware as he was named the NAIA Offensive Player of the Week, the national organization announced Monday.
Also being honored were Cumberland's Brendan Kelly as the NAIA Defensive Player of the Week and MidAmerican Nazarene's Cody Morrow as the NAIA Special Teams Player of the Week.
This is the first time Pollock (Orange Park, Fla.) has received the national honor.
Pollock, a 5-10, 235-pound, running back broke a
25-year-old, single-game Union rushing record (231) in the 61-26 win over
UVa-Wise. He rushed 20 times (11.6 ypc) and scored a school record-tying four
times on the ground. He set the program record for most career touchdowns
as he now has 35 (32 rushing, 3 receiving). With 200-plus yards, Pollock
recorded his 15th career 100-yard rushing game and first 200-yard rushing output. One career record he is eying is the career scoring mark (210) as he is six
shy of tying. On the year, he ranks sixth nationally in rushing yards per game
Earlier in the season, Pollock became the program's all-time leading rusher as he now owns 3,337 career rushing yards.
Pollock has ran for 528 yards and eight touchdowns on 71 carries for a 7.4 ypg average.
Union (2-2 overall) opens Mid-South Conference West play Saturday when it visits Cumberlands (Ky.) at 1:30 p.m.