Eadsforth, Longsden named MGCCC Student-Athletes of the Week

Eadsforth, Longsden named MGCCC Student-Athletes of the Week

PERKINSTON — Liam Eadsforth and Erin Longsden have been named Mississippi Gulf Coast's Student Athletes of the Week for Sept. 19-25.

 

Eadsforth, a 5-foot-11 freshman midfielder from Manchester, England, had two goals in the Bulldogs' 4-1 win over Andrew College. He has seven goals and five assists in nine games.

 

Longsden, a 5-foot-5 freshman midfielder/forward also from Manchester, had two goals in an 8-0 thrashing of Hinds last week. She has five goals and three assists in seven games.

 

Also nominated were:

 

Jordan Hall, a freshman from Manchester, England, had all the goals in a 4-0 win over Hinds to extend his streak of hat tricks to four games. The streak was snapped in a 4-1 win over Andrew College, but he picked up an assist on the go-ahead goal. Hall is second in the country with 17 goals in nine games.

 

Bryce Yelverton, a sophomore from Gulfport, stopped all 13 of 14 shots he faced while picking up two wins. He notched his NJCAA-leading sixth shutout in a 4-0 victory over Hinds.

 

Ge'Vonte Jones, a sophomore running back from Tillatoba, ran 10 times for 89 yards, including a 75-yard touchdown. He also caught two passes for 37 yards.

 

Tyler Glass, a freshman safety from Greenwood, had 12 tackles and an assist against East Central. He also had a tackle for loss.

 

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