Annin and Marcus Named to Team of the Week

Annin and Marcus Named to Team of the Week


St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 8, 2016 – Following a 49-46 win over Hendrix College Saturday, Washington University in St. Louis senior defensive back Nick Annin and sophomore defensive back Ben Marcus were named to the Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware. 

Annin, the University Athletic Association (UAA) Special Teams Athlete of the Week, blocked the potential game-tying field goal with 2:00 left in the fourth quarter. He also added three tackles in the win.

Marcus, the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Player of the Week, recorded a career-high 17 tackles, a tackle for loss and an interception in the win. His interception in the third quarter led to an offensive touchdown as WashU extended its lead to 28-17.

This is the 18th season that has selected the Team of the Week, which honors the top player nationally at each position from the previous week.