Lincoln’s Morris Henderson was named the MIAA Offensive Athlete of the Week and teammate Julio Segura was named MIAA Special Teams Athlete of the Week.
MIAA Offensive Athlete of the Week
Morris Henderson, RB, Lincoln
Henderson accounted for 325 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns as Lincoln defeated Division I FCS program Grambling State, 47-34, at Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday (Sept. 14). Henderson gained 137 yards on 11 carries in the win, losing just four yards on the ground all night. Henderson had rushing touchdowns of 41 and 44 yards, averaging 12.5 yards per carry. His third score came on a kickoff return, as he outran the GSU special teams unit for a 102-yard score in the second quarter. Finally, Henderson also made a big impact in the receiving game, catching three passes for 74 yards, including a 64-yard reception that led to another LU touchdown. The 5-9 senior runningback is a native of Jacksonville, Fla. where he competed at N.B. Forrest High School.
MIAA Special Teams Athlete of the Week
Julio Segura, K, Lincoln
Segura made a big impact in the kicking game, handling punting and kickoff duties for Lincoln in the Blue Tigers 47-34 win over Division I FCS opponent Grambling State on Saturday (Sept. 14). Segura averaged 30.5 yards on four punts, pinning GSU inside its own 20 on three of those kicks. He also averaged 56.0 yards on kickoffs, kicking for 510 yards on nine kicks. The 6-3 junior punter and kicker is from Los Angeles, Calif. where he competed at East LA High School.