Southeast Missouri State sophomore running back Henry Harris was named Ohio Valley Conference Co-Newcomer of the Week Monday. The award was the first in the career for the transfer from Memphis.
Seeing his first action in a Redhawks uniform, Harris provided a spark out of the backfield with 14 carries for a team-high 70 yards and his first career touchdown Thursday against Tennessee Tech. He also added a 22-yard kickoff return to account for 96 all-purpose yards on the night.
Harris tied the game at 17 with a 1-yard scoring plunge with 18 seconds remaining in the first half. He also set up a field goal in the third quarter with a 29-yard run to the Tech 9-yard line.