Pitman, N.J. (10/28/18) – Freshman Anthony Bassani has been named the New Jersey Athletic Conference Defensive Rookie of the Week.
Bassani earns the honor for the second consecutive week after contributing in the Cougars defensive performance at Christopher Newport. He finished the game with six tackles, including four solo stops and 2.5 tackles for a loss. He also registered a sack, a fumble recovery, and an interception in just his third career road game.
Bassani, who has secured an INT in three of his last four games played, currently ranks tied for 12th in the NJAC in tackles for loss (7.0).