Pitman, N.J. (10/21/18) – Rookie Anthony Bassani has been tabbed the New Jersey Athletic Conference Defensive Rookie of the Week as announced by the conference office.
Bassani earns NJAC Defensive Rookie of the Week honors after contributing in the Cougars defensive performance during an NJAC defeat to TCNJ. In just the seventh game of his collegiate career, he notched two interceptions, becoming one of just three NJAC players this season to secure multiple INTs in a game. He also tallied two tackles, including 1.0 for a loss.
Bassani, who has recorded at least one tackle in each of his first seven games, currently is tied for the conference lead in total interceptions (3).