St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 8, 2018 — Washington University in St. Louis senior linebacker Jake Coon was named the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) Defensive Player of the Week, as announced Monday by the conference office.
Coon was all over the field in WashU's 23-10 win at Elmhurst College on Saturday. He led the Bears with 11 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and an interception, as WashU limited Elmhurst to 234 yards of total offense (117 rushing, 117 passing) in the victory.
Coon leads the CCIW in tackles (54) and ranks 12th in NCAA Division III in solo tackles per game (7.2).
WashU (4-1, 3-1 CCIW) hosts No. 12-ranked Wheaton College (4-1, 3-1 CCIW) on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 1 p.m.