Cuda Named the UAA Football Offensive Player of the Week

Cuda Named the UAA Football Offensive Player of the Week

Case Western Reserve University junior quarterback Rob Cuda was selected as the University Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Week for Football, after accounting for five touchdowns and throwing for a career-high 340 yards during the Spartans' 48-21 win over Thiel on Saturday.

Cuda completed 17-of-22 passes, including two touchdowns, while rushing for an additional 37 yards and three scores.  He put the Spartans on the board in the first quarter with a 10-yard, and then added to the lead with touchdown passes of 60 yards and 72 yards on back-to-back drives in the second quarter.  He then helped to secure the lead with touchdown runs of one yard and four yards in the third quarter.

This was the first time this season that Cuda has been named the UAA Offensive Athlete of the Week, and the fourth time during his career.  He has completed 62.9% of his passes this season for 1,477 yards and 12 touchdowns, and run for an additional 11 touchdowns and 444 yards this year.  Cuda will enter the team's seventh game of the campaign ranked seventh in Division III in rushing touchdowns, ninth in poinrs responsible for (138), 10th in points scored (66) and total touchdowns, 14th in scoring and 22nd in total offense (320.2 yards per game).

Cuda and the Spartans improved to 6-0 overall and to 5-0 in the PAC with the win.  Case Western Reserve will be back in action on Saturday, October 22nd at 6:00 p.m., when the Spartans play host to Geneva College (2-4, 1-3 PAC) at DiSanto Field in Cleveland, Ohio.

2016 CWRU Football Weekly Honors:

D3football.com Team of the Week
September 6thJustin Phan (Returner)
September 20thBrendan Lynch (Wide Receiver)

UAA Athlete of the Week
September 6thJustin Phan (Special Teams)
September 19thBrendan Lynch (Offense)
September 27thJacob Burke (Offense), Chanan Demery (Defense)
October 3rdChanan Demery (Defense)
October 10thCameron Brown (Defense), Justin Phan (Special Teams)
October 18thRob Cuda (Offense)

PAC Rookie of the Week
September 19thPatrick Crossey
October 10thCameron Brown