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Aaron Donald was selected by the Rams in the first round (13th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft after a stand out career at the University of Pittsburgh and Penn Hills High School. Aaron continues to give back to the community through his foundation AD99 Solutions.
PRO: Earned All-Pro and PFWA All-NFL Team honors in 2015, '16, '17 and '18... started 74-of-78 career games on the defensive line...became the first Rams defender to be named Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year following the 2017 season...became only the third player in NFL history to be named back- to-back defensive player of the year after earning the award following the 2018 season...collected 330 career tackles (224 solo), with 59.5 sacks and 13 forced Donald was named the 2017 and fumbles...recipient of the club's Daniel F. 2018DPOY Reeves Memorial Award as the Rams' Most Valuable Player in 2016...named to five-consecutive Pro Bowls in his first five seasons (2015-18)... became the third Rams defensive tackle to be selected to three or more consecutive Pro Bowls...turned in one of the best defensive seasons in NFL history in 2018, finishing with 20.5 sacks, the most ever by a defensive tackle...in 2017, led the Rams with 11.0 sacks, 27 quarterbacks hits and five forced fumbles...in 2016, led the Rams with 8.0 sacks and finished second among Rams defensive linemen with 62 tackles...in 2015, notched 11.0 sacks which led the NFL at the defensive tackle position...also had a team-high 49 quarterback pressures and 29 hits on the quarterback...in 2014, posted 9.0 sacks, which led all rookies and are the most ever by a Rams' rookie...was first Rams rookie selected to the Pro Bowl since RB Jerome Bettis in 1993...also named PFWA Defensive Rookie of the Year...established a single-season franchise-record 20.5 sacks during the 2018 season.
Article by Niagara Athletics
EDISON, N.J. – Niagara women's basketball freshman guard Adia Brisker has earned the first MAAC Rookie of the Week award of the season, announced by the conference on Monday.
Brisker had a strong debut with the Purple Eagles against St. Bonaventure on Thursday, Nov. 7. Brisker led NU with nine rebounds and also added seven points.
Against Big 4 rival Buffalo on Saturday, Nov. 9, Brisker scored a career-high 12 points and led the team with six assists, which was also a career-high. She also had five rebounds and one steal.
On the week, Brisker averaged 9.5 points per game, 7.0 rebounds per game and 3.5 assists per game.
Autumn Blair (PH Class of 2019) was named the Waynesburg Athletics "Athlete of the Week" for the week of Oct 30, 2019.
Freshman goalkeeper Autumn Blair (Penn Hills, Pa. / Penn Hills '19) led the Waynesburg women to a pair of shutout victories that have kept the Yellow Jackets in the conversation for the upcoming four-team Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) tournament. She totaled seven saves over 166:44 of action in net, including 90 minutes in a complete-game shutout of Saint Vincent on Oct. 22.
Article by Andrew John, Tribune Review
Great job Hollis! We are proud of you!