Two Dayton Flyer football players earn PFL weekly awards

DAYTON — University of Dayton running back Jake Chisholm and placekicker Sam Webster each earned weekly honors from the Pioneer Football League, according to a media release.

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Chisholm was named PFL Offensive Player for the Week and Webster earned Special Teams Player of the Week for their performances in Dayton’s 27-14 win over Drake Saturday at Welcome Stadium.

This is Chisholm’s sixth weekly PFL honor and the third for Webster.

Chisholm ran 24 times for 131 yards and caught five passes for 38 yards. He also had touchdown runs of nine and 17 yards.

Chisholm leads the PFL in scoring (9.0 points per game) and fourth in all-purpose yardage (101.8) and rushing (68.0), the release said.

Webster made field goals of 38 and 21 yards and converted on all three of his extra point attempts. He is one of two kickers in FCS football who has made at least seven field goals with a out miss this year and is 10-for-10 on extra point attempts.

Dayton is 3-1 overall, 1-0 in the PFL this year.

The Flyers are on the road at Butler Saturday at 1:00 p.m. in Indianapolis.