UU’s Cole, Dillard earn MEC weekly honors


BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Quinton Gray of West Virginia State, Josh Dillard of Urbana University and Josh Cole of Urbana University have earned Mountain East Conference Football Player of the Week honors for their play in the fifth week of the season.

Dillard, a senior from New London, Ohio, was a key leader on defense in UU’s 25-21 win over Charleston last Thursday night. Dillard forced a pair of fumbles in the second half and also had five tackles, including three for a loss with a sack, to help the Blue Knights come away with the home victory.

Cole, a junior from Houston, Texas, contributed nine points on three field goals in the narrow win over Charleston. He hit two from 32 yards and another from 38 yards. He also added two extra points and averaged 58.5 yards per kickoff.

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