Billy Lowe Named SoCon 'Freshman of the Week'
STATESBORO, Ga. - Quarterback Billy Lowe (Lakeland, FL/Lakeland) became the fourth Georgia Southern player named Southern Conference Freshman of the Week’. The league office announced the award Monday afternoon (Oct. 22).
The redshirt-freshman quarterback joins Zeke Rozier (Sept. 17), E.J. Webb (Sept. 24) and Chris Teal (Oct. 1) in receiving the weekly honor.
In his first extended action this year, Lowe completed 8-of-11 passes for 145 yards and a touchdown helping the Eagles defeat fifth-ranked Appalachian State 38-35 last Saturday (Oct. 20). The Eagles’ victory at Kidd Brewer Stadium ended the Mountaineers’ 30-game home win streak, which stood as longest in the nation. With the win Georgia Southern (5-2 overall, 2-2 SoCon) re-entered the national polls in 22nd place (The Sports Network and FCS Coaches).
The Eagles return to SoCon action this Saturday (Oct. 27) facing 25th-ranked The Citadel. Kickoff for Georgia Southern’s Homecoming game is scheduled for 12 p.m. at Paulson Stadium. The game will be televised live by Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS). Every Eagle football game can also be heard on the Georgia Southern Radio Network (flagship station 102.9 FM in Statesboro).
Published on Monday, 22 October 2007 00:28