St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 16, 2018 — Washington University in St. Louis sophomore defensive lineman Peter Pigatti was named to the D3football.comTeam of the Week, as announced by the website Tuesday.
Pigatti, the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) Defensive Player of the Week, recorded five tackles (four solo) and 3.5 sacks in WashU's 17-10 win over No. 12 Wheaton College (Ill.) Saturday at home.
After allowing a touchdown in the first two minutes of the game, the Bears limited Wheaton to three points in the final 58 minutes. Additionally, the Bears held the Thunder to minus three yards rushing and forced three turnovers and nine punts.
Pigatti leads the conference and ranks 10thin NCAA Division III with eight sacks.
WashU hosts No. 17-ranked Illinois Wesleyan University (5-1, 5-0 CCIW) on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 6 p.m.