Shayeen Edwards, McKendree University - Football
The senior running back from Cahokia, Illinois became the fifth player in McKendree’s history to pass the 2,000-yard mark in career rushing last weekend.
The 5’8 185-pound Edwards rushed for 120 yards on 26 carries and scored a touchdown in the Bearcats’ 27-24 overtime loss to Davenport University. He is now fourth on McKendree’s career rushing list with 2,073 yards.
For the season, Edwards has rushed for 664 yards on 143 carries while scoring seven touchdowns. Last season, Edwards earned All-Great Lakes Valley Conference honors while rushing for 771 yards and scoring four touchdowns.
Camila Chaves, Harris-Stowe State University - Women’s Soccer
The freshman goalkeeper from Bogota, Columbia was selected the American Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
Chaves recorded 11 saves in the Hornets’ 2-1 victory over Williams Baptist last week. She sealed the Hornets’ victory with a big save in the penalty kicks session at the close of the match.
In two victories last week, Chaves gave up only one goal in 147 minutes of action. She has recorded 59 saves during the season.