Kennedy earns conference honor for Wittenberg

Kennedy Jake

JAKE KENNEDY

Bellefontaine graduate Jake Kennedy recently earned the North Coast Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week while playing quarterback for Wittenberg University.

A junior quarterback, Kennedy led the Tigers to a 42-23 win over Ohio Wesleyan on Saturday, Nov. 4, which helped clinch a share of the NCAC championship. Kennedy scored on a 45-yard touchdown run on the opening play of the game. He went on to complete 24-of-35 passes for 323 yards and two touchdowns. Kennedy also had 52 rushing yards on six carries with one score.

Wittenberg is currently 9-0 on the season and 8-0 in conference play. They finish up the regular season at home on Saturday against Wooster.