Moore Selected To Liberty League Weekly Honor Roll

Moore Selected To Liberty League Weekly Honor Roll

KINGS POINT, N.Y. (Sept. 12, 2016) – U.S. Merchant Marine Academy junior quarterback Robert Moore (Pace, Fla.) was named to the Liberty League Football Weekly Honor Roll on Monday afternoon for his performance in the Mariners' 31-27 Secretaries' Cup victory over arch-rival Coast Guard on Saturday.
 
In his first career game behind center, Moore led the USMMA ground game with 201 rushing yards and was also 3-for-6 in the air for 49 yards with a second-quarter touchdown pass to freshman Luke Jamison (Tequesta, Fla.).
 
In just one game, Moore has out-rushed nearly every Liberty League rusher that has played in two games so far this season. He ranks second in the conference with 201 rushing yards. Sophomore Wiley Martin (Polo, Mo.) is tied for the league lead with 12.0 points per game and freshman Joseph Vitelli (Warrington, Pa.) is the Liberty's top kick returner with 160 return yards, despite playing in just one game, with an average of 32 yards per return.
 
For the complete release from the Liberty League, click here. For the complete list of statistical leaders, follow this link.

Listen to Moore talk about the Mariners' big victory on In The Huddle's Liberty League Podcast by CLICKING HERE and on D3Football's Around the Nation Podcast AT THIS LINK. (Begins around 24:23.)

The Mariners return to the gridiron this Friday night, Sept. 16, for the annual "Sound Shootout" game against rival SUNY Maritime. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Privateers' Reinhart Field. Live stats and a live video feed of the game will be available with links on this page.
 
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