CENTER VALLEY, PA. – Andrew Mevis had a big day Saturday for the Fordham University football team.
The former Warsaw star kicker was rewarded for his performance too on Monday.
Freshman Mevis was saluted as the Corvais Patriot League Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts in a victory over league foe Georgetown.
Mevis, who earned All-State and All-American honors for coach Phil Jensen’s team last year, connected on 3-3 field goals in a 17-9 league win at Georgetown. Mevis made field goals of 30, 31 and 31 yards in the victory.
Mevis, who also excelled in soccer at WCHS, also had eight punts Saturday for an average of 40.5 yards per punt with a long of 51 yards. He had three punts that went inside the Georgetown 20-yard line and also had a pair of touchbacks on five kickoffs in the game.
Mevis is now 5-7 on field goals this season and has made all five of his PAT tries. He is averaging 36.8 yards per punt.
Mevis, a 5-11, 190-pounder, is the son of Tina and Travis Mevis. His younger brother Harrison is the sophomore kicker/punter for the Tigers this season. Warsaw hosts Chesterton in a Class 6-A sectional semifinal game Friday night at Fisher Field at 7:30 p.m.
The Patriot League Player of the Week honors are chosen in a vote by league media members and sports information directors from each conference school.
Fordham, which is 2-6 overall and 1-2 in Patriot League play, hosts Lehigh Saturday at 1 p.m.