Following a season-opening win on Saturday night, Taylor sweeps the first round of MSFA Mideast League Players of the Week awards.

Offensive Player of the WeekBrendan Lamb, TaylorJr., RB, Oregonia, Ohio (Clinton-Massie HS)

Rushed for a game-high 161 yards in the Trojans’ 27-12 win at Lawrence TechAveraged 9.5 yards per carry on a team-high 17 rushing attemptsEarns his first career MSFA Offensive Player of the Week award

Defensive Player of the WeekAven Jones, TaylorJr., LB, New Palestine, Ind. (New Palestine HS)

Made a team-high eight tackles in Taylor’s win at Lawrence TechFinished with a sack and forced fumbleEarns his first career MSFA Defensive Player of the Week award

Special Teams Player of the WeekZane Shilts, TaylorSr., K/P, Marion, Ind. (Eastbrook HS)

Was a perfect 2-for-2 on field goals, and 2-for-2 on extra points in the Trojans’ win at LTUConverted a long field goal of 25 yards in the third quarterEarns his second career MSFA Special Teams Player of the Week award, and the first since 2019

MSFA Mideast League Players of the Week(NAIA National Player of the Week award winners in bold)

Week 1 (Aug. 29): Brendan Lamb, Taylor (Offense); Aven Jones, Taylor (Defense); Zane Shilts, Taylor (Special Teams)