Pita Pit X-Men Football Offensive Athlete of the Week
X-Men running back Caleb Fogarty was named the STFX Football Offensive Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 12, 2023. Caleb, a 4th year Business student (3rd year eligibility) from Moncton, NB was the recipient of the Don Loney Trophy as championship MVP as the X-Men won their third consecutive AUS championship title Saturday with a 34-23 win over Bishop's. Caleb had a 7-yard touchdown run at the end of the first quarter to give X a 17-3 lead at that point in the game. He had 21 rushes for 107 yards, averaging 5.1 yards/rush in earning the player of game honours.
Pita Pit X-Men Football Defensive Athlete of the Week
X-Men defensive back Brandyn Martin was named the STFX Football Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 12, 2023. Brandyn, a 2nd year Education student (4th year eligibility) from Melfort, SK led all tacklers Saturday in the X-Men's 34-23 Loney Bowl championship victory over Bishop's. Brandyn had 8.5 tackles, including 8 solo tackles, and had a key sack for a loss of 11 yards. An X-Men co-captain and 2023 AUS all-star, he had 32.0 tackles in AUS regular season play.
Pita Pit X-Men Football Special Teams Athlete of the Week
X-Men linebacker Dyton Blackett was named the STFX Football Special Teams Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 12, 2023. Dyton, a sixth year Business student (5th year eligibility) from Canning, NS played a dominant special teams game for the X-Men in a physical game that saw them defeat Bishop's 32-23 to win the AUS Loney Bowl championship. Dyton was outstanding on kick-off and punt coverage, and in his game decision-making in regards to punt protection calls. An X-Men co-captain and the 'quarterback' of the punt team, he has been the leader on X-Men special teams all season. Dyton had 6.5 tackles in the game, including 5 solo tackles and one break-up. On the defensive side of the ball he had 36.5 tackles this season.