FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart freshman wide receiver Ezekiel Ennis was named the Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week on Monday after having a career day Saturday against Dartmouth.
Ennis had a season-high eight receptions and 69 receiving yards against the Big Green. Early in the second quarter, the freshman caught his first career touchdown pass on a 31-yard heave from Kevin Duke on fourth down to tie the game 14-14. This is Ennis' second NEC weekly award this season. He was named Special Teams Player of the Week on Sept. 25 after having 171 kick return yards, including a 98-yard kick return for a touchdown, at Bucknell.
The Pioneers are back in action on Saturday at Robert Morris. Kickoff is at noon.