Stainback, Shannon named SCAC Players-of-the-Week

Stainback, Shannon named SCAC Players-of-the-Week

SUWANEE, Ga.—Juniors Jimmy Stainback and Andrew Shannon have been named SCAC Offensive and Defensive Players-of-the-Week, the league office announced today.

Stainback, a 6-1 207 pound junior quarterback from Roswell, Ga., completed 20-for-30 for 233 yards with two touchdowns against Huntingdon on Saturday. One of his passing touchdowns was a 41-yarder to the end zone as time expired to tie the game. Stainback also had 14 carries for 116 yards, averaging 8.3 yards per carry, with one touchdown on the ground. He totaled 349 yards of total offense in the Wesley Cup win.

Shannon, a 6-0, 213-pound junior defensive back from Trussville, Ala., led the Birmingham-Southern defense against Huntingdon with a school-record 19 tackles. He recorded 13 solo and 6 assisted tackles, as well as two tackles-for-loss, a forced fumble, and a pass break-up.

The Panthers, who are 2-0 on the season, head to Naples, Fla., this weekend to take on Ave Maria University.