Pine Earns Defensive Conference Player of the Week

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FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

Sophomore Gordie Pine (New Paltz/Gardiner, NY) earned Defensive Conference Player of the Week honors on Monday evening. Pine returned two fumbles for touchdowns in the Viking’s 6 point loss at Alfred State on Saturday. He had a 41-yard return for a touchdown in the third quarter, and also returned a fumble for 48 yards with six minutes left in the game. Pine recorded six tackles (three solo/three assists), including a tackle for loss, and broken up a pass in the Viking’s season finale.