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Saxons’ Hinton named ECAC Northwest Player of the Week

ALFRED, NY — AU senior defensive back Seiji Hinton (Freeport, NY/Freeport) has earned weekly honors from the Eastern College Athletic Conference.

Hinton was named ECAC Northwest Defensive Player of the Week. He was cited for his play in the Saxons’ 39-33 double-overtime win against visiting Buffalo State on Saturday. He had 10 tackles, including three for loss (17 yards) and a sack (11 yards), to go with a forced fumble and an interception.

Hinton had earlier been named Empire 8 Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his play in the Buff State game.

Alfred (3-1, 1-0 Empire 8) plays next on Saturday, Oct.12, at 1 p.m. at Empire 8 rival Ithaca College.