Welsh earns national weekly honors
WASHINGTON - Senior Ryan Welsh (Wilmington, Del./Salesianum), right, has been named Don Hansen's NCAA Division III Tri-National Defensive Player of the Week.

Welsh, a linebacker, was instrumental in the Cardinals 41-35 overtime win over Frostburg State as he collected a game-high nine tackles, including six for losses and three sacks. His six tackles for losses totaled minus-19 yards and his three sacks were for minus-14 yards.

He leads the team in tackles (40.5), tackles for losses (13 for minus-43 yards) and six sacks.

Welsh shared the honor with Robbie Phillips of the College of St. Joseph's and Jake Schnieder of Bethel College. For more information, log on to www.donhansen.com

Catholic plays at Hampden-Sydney College this weekend in an important ODAC matchup. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.