Brevard, N.C. - Brevard College football player and reigning SAC defensive player of the week, Stanley Jones has been named Tornado Athlete of the Week for week three of the 2009-10 athletic season receiving 54.3% of the votes.
Jones a senior from Spartanburg, S.C.(Spartanburg HS) led the way for the defense, as he posted a team-high 16 total tackles in the Tornados 27-24 win over Chowan in the Brevard home opener on Saturday afternoon. Jones also recorded three tackles for a loss and was a part of three sacks in the game as the Tornados dropped Hawks quarterback C.J. Westler a school-record nine times in the game.
Jones leads the SAC in tackles on the season. He led the conference in tackles per game last season with 9.8 and was a first team preseason All-Conference selection.
Other nominees this week were Jones’ teammate Justin Fleming who received 24.3% of the votes after recording 2 carries, 110 yards, including the go ahead 74 yard TD run for the Tornados, volleyball's Brooke Seaman received 14.1% of the votes with 41 kills, 31.6% hitting percentage 21 total blocks, 7 service aces, as the team went 2-1 on the week, and men’s soccer’s Craig Galloway who received 7.1% of the votes after recording 2 goals on the week both from beyond 30 yards out as the Tornados went 1-1 on the week.
The Tornado Athlete of the Week Poll comes out every Monday morning and will run until Tuesday at noon. For more information on the poll, contact the Brevard Sport Information Department.
2009-2010 Brevard Tornado Athlete of the Week Winners
Week 1 - Brooke Seaman, Volleyball (34 kills, 41.3% hitting percentage, 13 total blocks, six service aces as Tornados go 3-0 on the week)
Week 2 - Bailey Varley, Women's Soccer (Three goals, including the game winner in double overtime as the Tornados advanced to 3-0)
Week 3 – Stanley Jones, Football (16 tackles, 3 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, as the Tornados move to 3-0 on the season)
Week 4 - TBA