Nate McCrary - Football
SVSU football junior runningback, Nate McCrary, has been named the Cardinal Athlete of the week, following his excellent performance in the Cardinals' 55-29 victory over Northwood University in the 45th edition of the Axe Bowl at Wickes Stadium.
McCrary had a career-high 24 rushes for 152 yards and matched a career-best with three touchdowns to lead the way in the victory. His first two touchdowns came from less than five yards to put the Cardinals up, 14-7. McCrary's third touchdown came on a 47-yard scamper in the second quarter to extend SVSU's lead, 21-14.
McCrary has had three straight games with over 100-yards and leads teh GLIAC with 7.4 yards per cary and is sceond with 107.8 yards per game.
SVSU hits the road Saturday (Oct. 12) to take on Grand Valley State for the annual Battle of the Valleys, action begins at 7 p.m.