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Grimard Named ECAC Southwest Co-Offensive Player of the Week

Oct. 8 - CENTREVILLE, Mass. - Bethany College senior quarterback Matt Grimard (Lowell, Mass./Dracut) has been named the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Southwest Corvias Co-Offensive player of the week announced the ECAC on Tuesday.

Grimard led the Bison to a 24-19 victory over W&J last Saturday evening at Bison Stadium, snapping a 30-game winless streak against the Presidents. He posted 424 yards of total offense (335 passing, 89 rushing) and threw for one score in the win.

With his 14-yard completion to sophomore Eric Blinn in the third quarter, Grimard became the first player in Bison history to record 10,000 total career yards. The current  Division III active career leader in total yards (10,038), Grimard leads all Division III counterparts in passing yards (1,682) and is third in total offense per game (370.8) in 2013.

A holder of 16 career, single -season, and single-game records, Grimard is the first Bison this season to be awarded with an ECAC Player of the Week honor.