Middlebury College football player Kevin Hopsicker (Delmar, N.Y.) has been named the NESCAC Defensive Player of the Week. The defensive back helped Middlebury to a 35-31 road victory over previously undefeated Amherst. The Panthers return to action Saturday, hosting Williams at 2:00 p.m.
Hopsicker earned a team-high eight tackles (6 solo), while returning an interception 32 yards for a touchdown at Amherst. The senior captain also had a tackle for loss, leading the Panthers to their second-straight 4-0 start.