RYE, N.Y. – Union College quarterback and Rye High School graduate Connor Eck was close to perfect in his team’s 51-7 victory over the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy on Saturday.
As a result, Eck was selected the Liberty League Football Offensive Performer of the Week. The sophomore completed 15 of 18 passes for 265 yards and three touchdowns and added a 9-yard scoring run.
Eck threw a 14-yard scoring strike to T.J. Franzese in the first quarter to even the score at 7-7. He followed it up with a 15-yarder to Kyle Reynolds two minutes into the second quarter. Eck and Reynolds hooked up on a 23-yard score later in the quarter.
On the season, the first-year starter is 117 for 200 for 1,685 yards. Eck has 15 touchdowns and just three interceptions. He also has three rushing touchdowns.
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