Kennedy earns conference honor for Wittenberg

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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.