Morales Named NESCAC Player of the Week

Morales Named NESCAC Player of the Week

HADLEY, Mass. - Amherst College quarterback Nick Morales '19 was named the NESCAC Offensive Player of the Week as announced by the league office Sunday afternoon.

Morales was superb under center for Amherst, going 23-for-34 for 323 yards and three touchdowns. Morales connected with Bo Berluti '19 for an 8-yard score, before the pair teammed up for a 69-yard scoring strike to highlight an exciting first quarter for the Purple & White. Morales later hit Nick Widen '17 for a 29-yard touchdown pass that helped Amherst pull away to a 41-0 victory over Colby on Saturday afternoon at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.

Morales's 323 yards through the air helped the Purple & White gain 525 yards of total offense in the victory.