Football Defensive Athlete of the Week
Matt Nicolai, MIT (Sr, LB, Northport, N.Y.)
In a road win at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Nicolai had 10 total tackles that included seven solo stops and one pass breakup. He also had a pair of interceptions, both of which led to touchdowns in the 35-7 victory. MIT set a single-game record for interceptions with five, led by the two from Nicolai.